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Jones Family Crest

Explore the origins and history of the Jones surname. Find out how to get started with your own Jones family genealogy.

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Articles about the Jones Surname

Ah, You Must Be A Jones

Rachel Howells goes in hunt of Joneses, and finds out what the Jones surname has meant for Wales.

Cardiff, Wales
May 2008

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  • JONES, JONES, JONESOpens New Window – Wales is celebrating after setting a new Guinness World Record on Friday, 3 November 2006 by staging a mass get-together of 1,224 Joneses. Read more about this event at BBC NewsOpens New Window