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Elizabeth Jones née Jones

Elizabeth Jones nee Jones Baptised: 24 October 1819
Married: 21 November 1843
Died: 15 February 1898

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Elizabeth Jones was born in 1819 and was baptised in Nefyn on 24th October 1819. When Elizabeth was baptized the family were living at Bwlch-Bridin - a house on Porthdinllaen Beach, Morfa Nefyn. On 21st November 1843, she married Hugh Jones - a master mariner working in the coastal trade - at St Mary's Church, Nefyn. After the marriage they lived with her parents at Bwlch-Bridin, Porthdinllaen. In 1851 Hugh took out a 64 year lease for part of the land of Bwlch-Bridin for building. The land was called Fron Oleu and was where Hugh and Elizabeth lived for the rest of their lives. Elizabeth died on 13th February 1898 and is buried with Hugh at St Mary's Church, Nefyn.


Elizabeth's parents were Griffith Jones and Margaret.


Hugh and Elizabeth Jones had three children:

Name Date of Birth
Evan Jones c. 1844
Catherine Jones 17 October 1846
Margaret Jones c. 1854


It is believed that Elizabeth was the second of four siblings.

Name Date of Birth Baptism Date
Catherine Jones c. 1818
Elizabeth Jones c. 1819 24 October 1819
Griffith Jones c. 1820
Robert Jones c. 1821 14 October 1821

Picture Gallery

Picture of Fron Oleu This picture is of Fron Oleu taken circa 1860s. It is believed that the people standing in front of the building are Hugh, Elizabeth and Evan.
Picture of Fron Oleu This is an enlarged section of the above picture. Hugh is believed to be the man on the right.
image of Fron Oleu This is another picture of Fron Oleu, the house which Hugh Jones built and where he and Elizabeth lived.
image of Bwlch Bridin The houses of Bwlch-Bridin on Pothdinllaen Beach, Morfa Nefyn. It is not known which house Elizabeth lived in as a child, but it is believed that it wasn't the tall one, which was once used as the customs house and has also been a pub. Photograph taken July 2005.
image of Bwlch Bridin Bwlch-Bridin viewed from the village of Porthdinllaen. Photograph taken July 2005.
image of St Mary's Church St Mary's Church, Nefyn is the church where Hugh and Elizabeth Jones were married and also where they are buried. Photograph taken July 2005.
image of Elizabeth Jones's Gravestone The gravestone for Hugh and Elizabeth Jones in the churchyard of St Mary's Church, Nefyn. Also mentioned in the inscription is her sister Catherine Jones. Photograph taken July 2005.

Census Records

Elizabeth Jones has been identified in the following censuses:


Last updated: 17 June 2007

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