Ishmael Jones

Manganese miner in Llanbedr area. Died 1920.

Jones was originally from Trelawnyd, Flintshire. According to census returns he moved to Merioneth sometime between 1881 and 1891.

He appears to have been a miner for most of his life being variously mentioned as a lead miner (out of employment) [1871 census, Trelawnydd], lead miner [1881 census, Trelawnydd], coal miner at Llanbedr [1888 marriage certificate], manganese(?) miner [1891 census, Llanbedr], coal miner [son’s birth certificate, Llanbedr], manganese miner [death certificate 1920] and gold miner [son’s marriage certificate].

[Jones A 2003]