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Humphrey Lloyd Jones

Male 1910 - 1983  (73 years)



  • Name Humphrey Lloyd Jones  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth 05 Apr 1910  Highbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 6, 7
    Residence Apr 1911  77 Sotheby Rd, Highbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Education abt 1923 - 1928  Westminster School Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    • King's Scholar
    Education abt 1928 - 1931  Christ Church College, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Occupation 1932 -  Northern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location ; Colonial Administrative Service  [6, 8, 9
    Degree/Qualif. abt 1934  Oxford University Find all individuals with events at this location ; MA  [8
    Marriage 27 Jan 1938  Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 5, 6
    Edith Tatham,   b. 05 Mar 1907, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 2003, Watford Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1956 -  Northern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location ; Administrative Secretary  [6, 8
    • Admin Sec to Federal Government, not just Northern Rhodesia, per Who's Who Southern Africa 1959
    Occupation 1961 - 1962  Northern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location ; Minister of Labour and Mines and of Local Government and Social Welfare  [8
    Decoration 1961  CMG  [8
    Occupation 1962 - 1976  Oxford University Find all individuals with events at this location ; Secretary, Ashmolean Museum  [8
    Residence - 1983  2B Carlton Rd, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Death 21 May 1983  Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 8, 10
    • Jones - On 21st May, at Oxford, Humphrey Lloyd, C.M.G., much loved husband, father and grandfather. Cremation private. Thanksgiving service at St'Michael's, Lonsdale Road, Summertown on Wednesday, 1st June at 2 p.m. Donations may be sent to Helen House Hospice for Children, Leopold Street, Oxford. [The Times]
    Notes 
    • parents resid Chiswick [The Times 17 Feb 1938]
    • Jones, Humphrey Lloyd: born London 05 Apr 1910; Civil Servant; marr Edith Tatham 1938; 1 son, 2 daughters; came to Fed. [= the future Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland] 1932; Admin. Sec. 1956 [Who's Who in Southern Africa 1959]
    • Son of Arthur Davis Jones, b Hoxton abt 1853, Private Secretary & Book Keeper, and Florence Lloyd, b Chichester abt 1873, marr reg Westhampnett 2Q1891; elder sister Margaret Florence b Highbury abt 1900; resid 77 Sotheby Road, Highbury, Apr 1911. [BMD indexes & 1911 census]
    • Jones, Humphrey Lloyd. CMG 1961. Born 5 April 1910; son of Arthur Davis Jones, London; marr 1938, Edith, dau of W. H. Tatham, Natal; one son two daus; died 21 May 1983. Secretary of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1962-76. Education: Westminster (King's Scholar); Christ Church, Oxford (MA). Career: Colonial Administrative Service, Northern Rhodesia, Cadet, 1932; Distr Officer, 1934; Private Sec. to Gov., 1937; Asst Sec., 1948. In 1952: acted as Economic Sec.; MEC and MLC; Chm. Maize Control Bd; Chm. Cold Storage Control Bd; attended Commonwealth Economic Conf. in London as rep. of Northern Rhodesia Govt. Seconded to Federal Govt of Rhodesia and Nyasaland as Under-Sec., 1954; Administrative Sec., Govt of Northern Rhodesia, 1956; MLC; Chm. Whitley Council. Acted as Chief Sec. and Deputy for the Governor on a number of occasions. MEC and MLC, 1961; Minister of Labour and Mines and of Local Government and Social Welfare, Northern Rhodesia Govt, 1961; retired 1962. Recreation: Travel and photography. Address: 2B Carlton Road, Oxford. [Who Was Who, 1920-2008]
    • Passengers on Union Castle "Warwick Castle" arr Southampton 26 Apr 1947: Humphrey Jones, 37, civil servant; Edith, 40; Susan, 6; Sarah, 4; all emb Cape Town, perm res N. Rhodesia, UK addr Apple Tree Cottage, Mayfield.
    • Passengers on "Capetown Castle" arr Southampton 30 Jun 1950: Humphrey Jones, 40, civil servant; Edith, 43; Susan, 9; Sarah, 7; Nicholas, 2; emb Cape Town, perm res N Rhodesia, UK addr c/o Barclays Bank, Chiswick
    Person ID I2157  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2012 

    Family Edith Tatham,   b. 05 Mar 1907, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 2003, Watford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Engagement 23 Nov 1937    [11
    Marriage 27 Jan 1938  Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 5, 6
    • married by the Bishop of Northern Rhodesia
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 02 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F0506  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 05 Apr 1910 - Highbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 77 Sotheby Rd, Highbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1923 - 1928 - Westminster School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1928 - 1931 - Christ Church College, Oxford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Colonial Administrative Service - 1932 - - Northern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - MA - abt 1934 - Oxford University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 27 Jan 1938 - Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 27 Jan 1938 - Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Administrative Secretary - 1956 - - Northern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Minister of Labour and Mines and of Local Government and Social Welfare - 1961 - 1962 - Northern Rhodesia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Secretary, Ashmolean Museum - 1962 - 1976 - Oxford University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1983 - 2B Carlton Rd, Oxford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 21 May 1983 - Oxford Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S05] The Times, birth notice, 10 Dec 1940.

    2. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 17 Feb 1938.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Oxford, 2Q1983.
      Humphrey Lloyd Jones b 05 Apr 1910

    4. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Islington, 2Q1910.

    5. [S10] Tatham Family in South Africa, by Gill Tatham.

    6. [S18] Who's Who / Who was Who, Who's Who in Southern Africa, 1959.

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 11m b Highbury

    8. [S18] Who's Who / Who was Who.

    9. [S05] The Times, birth notice, 10 Dec 1940.
      daughter

    10. [S05] The Times, death notice, 24 May 1983.

    11. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 23 Nov 1937.