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Edwin Jones ( -1904)

1901. Of 139 Cannon Street, London. Director of Bayliss, Jones and Bayliss

Died 1904.[1]

1904 Obituary [2]

EDWIN JONES, the senior partner in the firm of Bayliss, Jones, & Bayliss, of Wolverhampton, died on February 18, 1904, at his residence, Wyvelsfield, Chislehurst. He entered the works at Wolverhampton as a young man, and on his marriage a few years later with the daughter of Mr. William Bayliss, became a member of the firm. He afterwards came to London, where he carried on the London agency, and in 1901 became a director of the newly-formed company. He was also closely connected with the coal industries of South Wales. His business career was most successful. He was placed on the Commission of the Peace for Glamorganshire, and subsequently invited to stand for Bridgend.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1881.

1904 Obituary [3]

"...death of Mr. Edwin Jones, the senior member of the firm of Bayliss, Jones and Bayliss, of Wolverhampton and London, which took place at Chislehurst on the 18th inst. Mr. Jones was in his Seventy first year, and had been in failing health for some years.

Mr. Edwin Jones entered the works at Wolverhampton as a young man, and by his intelligence and integrity soon gained a responsible position. He was, in a few years' time, taken into partnership by Messrs. William and Moses Bayliss. About forty-five years ago Mr. Jones left Wolverhampton to take charge of the business in London. When in June 1901 the undertaking was converted into..."[More]

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