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John Jones of Kington, Hereford


Born: probably early 1700s and died 1768?
Son of: not known.
Brother of: not known.
John married: Frances Taylor (1729?-1807). She was probably the daughter of Gabriel Taylor and Frances Taylor of Kington.
John and Frances had issue:
1. Charles Jones (1750-18??) who married, 13 July 1780, Mary Morgan.
2. Thomas Jones (17??-1817?) who married, 15 January 1789, Anna Jones (17??-1825).
3. William Jones (17??-1826) who is assumed not to have married.
4. Henry Jones (1751-1836) who married, December 1781, Bridget Miles (1754?-1817).
5. Richard Jones (1759-1840) who married, September 1782, Mary Barnes.
6. Anthony Jones (1764-1832) of Bildeston Suffolk, who married, 9 September 1798, Mary Mumford (1771-1823). 

We know about John Jones from the following sources:
1. An entry in Burke's Family Records listed under Jones.
2. Information supplied to me by Tobias Parker.

Frances Taylor appears to have been the daughter of the younger Gabriel Taylor, himself son of Gabriell Taylor and grandson of William Tyler (will proved 1707).


Details from the Herefordshire Probate Records are as follows:

TYLER, William - of Kington, died 5 Mar 1704, buried 10 Sep 1706.
Executors: son William TYLER,   Gabriell TAYLOR.
Beneficiaries: son William TYLER, grandson John TYLER, granddaughter? Elizabeth TYLER;   daughter Mary TAYLOR, granddaughter Jane TAYLOR, grandson William.

TAYLOR, Gabriell TAYLOR, John TAYLOR, Robert TAYLOR, granddaughter Elizabeth TAYLOR, Priscilla TAYLOR, Ann TAYLOR, son in law Gabriell TAYLOR.
 Witnesses: Joan MATHEWS,   Stephen DAVIES,   Constans BEVEN.
Others involved: William DUPY.
Probate granted Hereford, 9 Oct 1707.

TYLER, Elizabeth - of Dilwyn, 11 Jan 1722/3.
wife of the Revnd William TYLER of Dilwyn clerke (nee BRADFORD)
Executors: Revd Herbert CROFT of Stretford clerk, John CARPENTER of Dilwyn Gent, Gabriel TAYLOR of Kington glover.
Beneficiaries: husband William TYLER, all my Children, specifically Elizabeth TYLER, Sarah TYLER.
Witnesses: John LLOYD clerk, George GOODE, Joane WHEKON ?
Probate granted at Hereford, 8 May 1723. Original at HRO.

TYLER, John - of Hereford, Dean of Hereford & Bishop of Llandaff, 23 May 1724, 8 Jul 1724.
Executrix: wife Sarah TYLER.
Beneficiaries: great nephew John TYLER of Dilwyn (residual legatee);   wife Sarah TYLER;   nephew William TYLER, his wife & their four younger children;   niece Mary TAYLOR and her children (Gabriel, Robert, Jane, Priscilla & Elizabeth);   cousin Morgan EVANS vicar of Weobley, his wife Frances (neice of testator), their son John EVANS Archdeacon of Llandaff;   cousin William PRICE vicar of Llandaff (husband of a great neice);   cousin ---- CROFT vicar of Titley;   cousin Lacon LAMBE & his wife Elizabeth (another great neice).
 Witnesses: Richard WARING clerk,   Jam: HORDS n.p.,   Ben: READ n.p.
Probate granted PCC London 28 Jul 1724, TNA Ref: PROB/11/598.

TYLER, John - of Dilwyn, Gentleman (very wealthy), 23 Nov 1737. Died 1 Jan 1737/8, Buried 3 Jan 1737/8.
Executor: wife Sarah TYLER.
Major beneficiaries (farms &c.): wife Sarah TYLER (nee ROGERS);   brothers William TYLER, Richard TYLER, sisters Sarah TYLER;   Jane EVAVS (wife of Revd Mr Thomas EVANS) & their daughters Sarah EVANS & Jane EVANS;   kinsman Mr Robert TAYLOR;   sister in Law Mrs Elizabeth ROGERS.
Minor beneficiaries (mourning rings &c.): Poor o/t/p Dilwyn,   those above plus aunt Mrs Joan ROGERS,   brother in law Revd Mr Lacon LAMBE,   uncle Mr Richard BRADFORD & his wife,   kinsman Mr Gabriel TAYLOR & his wife,   my friend Mr Wm CARPENTER,   my several friends Sir John MORGAN Baronet,   Edward MONNINGTON,   Bryan CROWTHER,   John SYMONDS of the Mynd,   William PHILLIPPS,   John BERRINGTON of Winsley,   and John LAMBE esqrs.,   Mr Thomas CARPENTER the younger of Tillington,   Mr Michael BRAMPTON,   and Mr Thomas CARPENTER of Weobley.
 Witnesses: Joanne WHETTON,   John WETTON,   Richard JONES.
Others involved: (mainly tenants} Philip GILBERT,   Richard TEDSTONE,   John PAYNE,   John CARPENTER Gent deceased and Anne his wife,   William BACH of Leominster,   Thomas EVANS (not the Revd),   Charles WITHINGTON,   James NEWTON,   Richard CRUMP,   PUGH,   Samuel DUGGAN,   Issac GRIFFITHS,   Thomas CHANDLER,   THOMAS,   Mrs BOSWORTH widow,   Mr Michael BRAMPTON,   John PRICE,   Thomas ROGERS,   WEBB widow,   Thomas SEWARD,   Mr George GOODE.
 Probate granted PCC 16 Feb 1737/8. TNA Ref: PROB 11/688.


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