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The name is derived from the Baptismal name John which in turn, as Wikipedia helpfully points out, is derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan (Johanan).

+Below is a brief survey of some of the armigerous Joneses and some listed as 'great' landowners in the 1880s

In the Peerage:

- Thomas Jones (d.1619), a son of Henry Jones, of Middleton, Lancashire, was made Archbishop of Dublin in 1605. His son was Roger was created Baron Jones of Navan and Viscount Ranelagh in 1628 (dormant 1711, revived 1759), both in the peerage of Ireland. (See more ).

 His grandson, Richard Jones, was created Earl of Ranelagh in 1677, again in the peerage of Ireland.

Though extinct since 1885 their name lives on in form of Fulham's Ranelagh Gardens. Earlier, elsewhere near Chelsea's Royal Hospital from 1741 there was the well renowned pleasure garden, Ranelagh Gardens, built on the site of Ranelagh House.

In 1883 the 7th and last Viscount Ranelagh (1812-1885) had 3,043 acres in Norfolk (worth £5,691 pa) and resided at Mulgrave House, Fulham and Horsham st. Faith, near Norwich.


-Sir Henry Jones of Abermarles, co. Caermarthen, knt. (7/Sept/1642), only son and heir of Sir Henry Jones (1598-1641) by Elizabeth, sister of Edward, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, son of Sir Thomas Jones of Abermales (d.1604) by Jane daughter of Rowland Puleston of Carnarvon, was created  Baronet, on 25 July 1643. He left only daughter Elizabeth who married Sir Francis Cornwallis & they became of Abermarles.

-Major-General Sir John Jones, (created baronet on 30 September 1831). He married Catherine, daughter of Effingham Lawrence.Their grandson Sir Willoughby Jones, 3rd Bart, MP for Cheltenham, of Cranmer Hall, Fakenham, had 3,627 acres in Norfolk (worth £5,353 pa). This family is still extant but is now known by the surname Lawrence-Jones.

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Joneses in 1863 Burke's Landed Gentry:

-Jones of Fonmon Castle, near Cowbridge, Glamorgan: line from Col. Philip Jones MP for Glamogan, governor of Swansea and Cardiff, Oliver Cromwell's Privy Council.

-Jones of Gwfnfryn, near Aberystwith:

-Jones of Gurrey, Llandilo, co. Carmarthen:

-Jones-Parry of LLwynon:

-Jones of Hartsheath, co. Flint & Cefn Coch, co. Denbigh: line deduced from Cowryd ap Cadvan, a chieftan of Dyffryn Clwyd in Denbighland.

-Jones of LLanerchrugog Hall, co. Denbigh:

-Jones of Nass, near Lydney, co. Gloucester: lineage from Roynon Jones who married Anne daughter and co-heir of Edward Cooke, of Highnam Court, co. Gloucester.

-Jones of Pantglas, near Landilo, co. Carmarthen: three hundred years settled in the neighbourhood of Landovery. In 1883 Fredercik Arthur Gerwyn Jones, had 8,832 acres (worth £5,524) and 8,280 acres in Carmarthen (worth £5,384 pa).

-Jones of Trewythen, Rhiewport, co. Montgomery: younger branch od the eminent house of Nannau in Merioneth, derived from Cadwgan, Lord of Nannau, son of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn, King of Powis.

-Jones of Wepre Hall, Northop, co. Flint:

-Jones of Ystrad, Cwm, Llanelly: a younger branch of the Joneses of Llansadwrn, Joneses of Abermarles, co. Carmarthen.

-Jones of Chastleton,

-Jones of Bealanamore and Headfort,

-Jones of Lisselan,

-Jones of Moneyglass,

-Jones of Mullinabro,

-Jones of Esgair Evan,

-Jones of Kelston Park,

-Jones of Clytha.

Joneses in Bateman's Great Landowners, 1883:

-John Jones of Donington, Albrighton. In counties Salop & Montgomery he had 3,078 acres (worth £3,912).

-John Carstairs Jones of Gelli-Gynanm Mold, Denbigh & Flint, where he had 3,027 acres (worth £4,008 pa).

-John Joseph Jones of Abberley Hall, Stourport, Worcester where he had 3,519 acres  (worth £4,860 pa).

-F. L. Jones of Garthllwyd, in Salop & Montgomery he had 2,081 acres (worth £2,268 pa).

-John Jones of the Grove, Salop, he had tin that county 2,212 acres (worth £2,545 pa).

-Miss Jones of Hayle Place, had 65 acres near Maidstone (worth £489 pa) and 9,839 acres (worth £4,213 pa) in county Leitrim.

Joneses in Burke's Landed Gentry 1969-1973:

-Jones of Godmond Hall, Burneside, Westmorland,  formerly of Llay, near Gresford, Denbighshire. Lineage from Richard Jones of Llay,  (1691-1752).

-Morgan-Jones (formerly Jones) of Llanmiloe, St. Clears, Carmarthen. Lineage from John Jones of Llanbadarn, Cardiganshire, who married Margaret grandaughter of Jacob Morgan, of Pengwern (living 1596). In 1883 Morgan Jones of Llanmilo St Clears, Carmarthen, had 11,031 acres in Carmarthen, (worth £5,867 pa), 418 acres in Cardigan (worth £416 pa) and 622 acres (worth £329 pa) in Pembroke.

Doubled-barrelled Joneses:

Of the very many double-barrelled Joneses, the most significant of our time would be Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones (1930-), created Earl of Snowdon and Viscount Linley, of Nymans in the County of Sussex, on 6 October 1961, having married HM the Queen's sister Princess Margaret in 1960. He was grandson of physician and psychiatrist Robert Jones (the son of a Congregational minister, born in Ynyscynhaern, Caernarvonshire, 1857, and knighted in 1917). 

©RdeS (February 2013)