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Name: Frida Jones

Burial Number: 1488

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private means

Distinction: Magistrate's daughter

Born: 00/00/1878

Died: 01/04/1931

Buried: 04/04/1931


Frida was born in Newport, Monmouthshire, the daughter of Richard William Jones and his wife Helen. Her father was a JP and magistrate who ran his own shipbroking business in Dock Street, Newport. He worked for the Liberal Party and was a Harbour Commissioner. Richard was highly respected by the town and at his death on 26th April 1890, the flag was hung at half mast from the Town Hall. After Richard’s death and time away from Wales, his widow Helen moved the family to Dulwich in South London. Frida stayed single all her life and lived with her mother. In 1921, they were living in Hampstead but by 1928 had moved to a newly built house in Pevensey Road, Worthing.  They called the house “Cymry”. Frida died at St Botolph’s Nursing Home in Richmond Road, Worthing on 1st April 1931. Her mother died a few weeks later on 24th June.

Probate was granted on 13th June to Hilda Vernon Jones spinster. Effects £3008 13s 6d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 3 Plot: 41

Exact Location (what3words): belt.tries.smiles

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In memoriam Frida Jones died 1st April 1931 Agnes Jones 8 October 1935 Helen Jones died 24th July 1931

Further Information


Name: Frida Jones

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1878

Town: Newport

County: Monmouthshire

Country: Wales


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 01/04/1931

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: St Botolph's Nursing Home

Address line 3: Richmond Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3008 13 s 6 d

Current value of effects: £165279.00

Census Information


Brighton Villa, Woodland Road, Newport, Monmouthshire

Richard aged 38, iron merchant. Helen aged 26. Frank M aged 5. Helen aged 4. Frida aged 2. Muriel aged 1 month. Frances Banks aged 17, governess. Plus 3 servants.


Family not traced in any records. Possibly abroad.


56 Alleyn Road, Dulwich, S E London.

Helen aged 45, widow. Frank M aged 25, chartering clerk. Frida aged 22. Muriel aged 20. Plus 2 servants.


38 Alleyn Road, Dulwich, S E London.

Helen aged 55, widow. Frank M aged 35, shipbroker. Frida aged 32. Plus 1 servant.


Living in Hampstead.

Miscellaneous Information

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