Tuesday, January 02, 2007


JonesFamilyHistory : JonesFamilyHistory: "The Jones Family History group is for the discussion of Jones genealogy and related families, as well as to trade family files and photo's. The earliest known Jones in my line is Bunian Clay Jones Born 03 Jan 1855 and his wife Julia Anna Legg Jones Born 08 Dec 1856.
We gratefully accept any Jones Researcher."

Taliesin Arlein - ONS Names List: "HIS DATABASE is an extract of an Office of National Statistics database, and contains a list of surnames in use in England, Wales and the Isle of Mann in September 2002. The list contains almost 270,000 surnames, shared by 54.4 million people. "
JONES 538874 2

Multiplying by 3.5 will give the population since the start of parish registers in the 16th century.

with 3 or 4 records per person you are talking of about 12 million records for England and Wales

a count of under 3000 is about as much as one person can manage for a one-name study


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