Elizabeth Jane Jones nee Hesketh
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Elizabeth Jane Jones (nee Hesketh)
1842-1869

Elizabeth Jane Jones nee Hesketh
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Born: 14 Feb 1842 in Caminho Velho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and died in India in 1869.
Daughter of: Robert Hesketh (179?-1868) and Georgiana Raynsford (18??-1910).
Sister of:
1. Robert Raynsford Hesketh (1837-1854).  Ensign 22nd Madras Native Infantry, died in India.
2. William Crosbie Hesketh (1839-????), Lieutenant in the Royal Marine Artillery.
3. George Hesketh (1840- after 1861), Lieutenant in the Royal Navy.
4. Henry John Hesketh (1843-1871), Lieutenant in the Royal Navy.
5. Hamilton Maria Sandford nee Hesketh (1845-1895, known as Hammie) who married in 1867 George Edward Langham Somerset Sandford, Capt Royal Engineers, later Lieut General.
6. Georgiana Sarah Hesketh (1846-19??, known as Netta).  Never married.
7. Hanbury Bold Hesketh (1848-1852).
8. Spenser Bold Hesketh (1853-????).
9 Mary Sophie Hesketh (1853-195?, known as Sophie).  Never married.  Born 23 April 1853 and lived to be over 100.
10. Harriet Lucy Hesketh (1854-19??, known as Harrietta).  Never married.
11. Earnest Johnston Hesketh (1856-????).
12. Harold Owen Hesketh (1857-1876).
Elizabeth married: Capt Henry Helsham Jones later Col Henry Helsham Helsham-Jones (1838-1920) 7 Aug 1867 in St. Pauls Church, Southampton, England.
Elizabeth and Henry had issue:
1.  Constance Mary Helsham Helsham-Jones (1869-1957) who was born in India (Islamabad? Punjab?) 19 October 1868.  She married (23 January,1889) Maj Gen Frederick Crofton Heath-Caldwell CB RE (1858-1945).
2. Arthur Jones who was born in Delhi, 19 December 1869, and died the following year, 25 May 1870.

Elizabeth Jane Jones: An Overview

The information I have about Elizabeth comes from the following sources:
1. Hesketh family Bibles.
2. Photograph album belonging to her husband Col Henry Helsham Helsham-Jones.

Hesketh Jones family group
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Family group taken around 1867

Henry Helsham Jones with his new bride Elizabeth
 and her sister Netta (Georgiana)
and Henry's new mother in law Georgiana Hesketh       

 

 

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