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Helen Mary Sydney Jones

Helen Mary Sydney Jones

Female 1894 - 1975  (81 years)


  • Name Helen Mary Sydney Jones  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Known as "Helma" 
    Birth 08 May 1894  Ajmer, India Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 6
    Residence Apr 1911  Princess Helena College, Montpelier Rd, Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Marriage 20 Jan 1916  Christ Church, Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 7
    Patrick Magnus Spence,   b. 08 May 1891, Aberdeen Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1952, Dover Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1940  Salmon's Cross, Reigate Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Death 28 Dec 1975  Rose Hill Nursing Home, Dorking Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5
    • Spence. - On Dec. 28, Helma, peacefully in her sleep at Rose Hill Nursing Home, Dorking. Darling mother of Jean, Trish, Ann and Kenneth, and adored grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral Friday, Jan. 2, at Emmanuel Parish Church, Sidlow Bridge, near Reigate, at 10.45 a.m. Family flowers only, please. [The Times]
    Burial 02 Jan 1976  Emmanuel Church, Sidlow Bridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Person ID I0769  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 27 May 2014 

    Father Henry Sydney Jones,   b. abt Feb 1863, Bayswater Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Oct 1912, 88 Madeley Rd, Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Alice Grant Christopher,   b. 07 Sep 1866, Watford Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1905, Ajmer, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Marriage 03 Jun 1893  St George, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Alice Grant Christopher & Henry Sydney Jones
    Alice Grant Christopher & Henry Sydney Jones
    Marriage register 1893
    Family ID F1361  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patrick Magnus Spence,   b. 08 May 1891, Aberdeen Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1952, Dover Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Marriage 20 Jan 1916  Christ Church, Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 7
    • On the 20th Jan., at Christ Church, Ealing, by Rev. E. M. Lance, Prebendary of Wells Cathedral and Vicar of Barrow Gurney, uncle of the bride, Patrick Magnus Spence, 5th Res. Battn. Grenadier Guards, second son of James Spence, Esq., Stromness, Orkney, to Helen Mary Sydney Jones, elder daughter of the late Henry Sydney Jones, P.W.D., Ajmer, India, and step-daughter of Mrs. Sydney Jones, Ajmer House, Ealing. [The Times]
    Children 
    +1. Jean Mary Spence,   b. 26 Jan 1919, Glen Isla, Oatlands Park, Weybridge Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 May 2014  (Age 95 years)
    +2. Living
    +3. Ann Elizabeth Spence,   b. 27 Oct 1923, 17 Redcliffe Square, South Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1998, Ashford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Kenneth Magnus Spence,   b. 21 Nov 1929, Common's Corner, Tadworth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1989, Hammersmith Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 27 May 2014 
    Family ID F1760  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S62] The Family of Christopher and some others.

    2. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 22 Jan 1916.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Brentford, 1Q1916.

    4. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Surrey Mid E, 4Q1975.
      b 08 May 1894

    5. [S05] The Times, death notice, 30 Dec 1975.

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 16 b Agmir, India

    7. [S03] Family Members, MAS.
      Magnus Spence, Those Dark Days - A Grenadier's story 1915-1919, publ 2011.

    8. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St George, Bloomsbury, 03 Jun 1893.