The Jenkins Family

The earliest 'Jenkins' I have found is John Jenkins , who was born in Mathon, Herefordshire in 1712.

John Jenkins

John was born 1712 at Mathon.

John married Lydia Tudor at Mathon on 31 Nov 1738

They had 3 children:

  1. John ( b. 1742 at Mathon )
  2. Edward ( b. 1745 at Mathon - d. 15/08/1814 at Mathon )
  3. Thomas ( b. 1749 at Mathon )

Edward Jenkins

Edward was born 1745 at Mathon, and was baptized 18/08/1745 at Mathon.

Edward married Betty Jauncey

They had 8 children:

  1. John ( b. 1779 at Mathon )
  2. Thomas ( b. 1780 at Mathon - d. 1841 at Nauvoo )
  3. Edward ( b. 1783 at Mathon )
  4. Richard ( b. 1785 at Mathon )
  5. Elizabeth ( b. 1785 at Mathon )
  6. William ( b. 1788 at Mathon )
  7. Lydia ( b. 1790 at Mathon )
  8. Benjamin ( b. 1794 at Mathon - d. 16/04/1826 )

Edward died 15/08/1814 at Mathon.


Thomas Jenkins

Thomas was born 1780 at Mathon, and was baptized 24/12/1780 at Mathon 10/03/1840 at Hill Farm, Castle Frome.

Thomas married Esther Bruton Brewston at Cradley on 21 November 1805

They had 9 children:

  1. Hannah ( b. 1/09/1806 at Cradley )
  2. Ann ( b. 4/04/1808 at Mathon - d. 1834 )
  3. Edward ( b. 9/09/1809 at Mathon - d. 24/01/1843 at Nauvoo, USA )
  4. Mary ( b. 28/09/1813 at Mathon - d. 13/08/1892 at Willard, USA )
  5. Thomas ( b. 17/07/1816 at Mathon - d. 1831 )
  6. William ( b. 1819 at Mathon - d. 3/08/1872 at Wellsville, USA )
  7. Charlotte ( b. 9/08/1824 at Mathon - d. 13/10/1906 at Willard, USA )
  8. Hannah ( b. 1/09/1826 at Mathon )
  9. Joseph ( b. 1826 at Colwall )

He lived in 1840 at Moorend Cross.
From his diary, Wilford Woodruff, the Mormon preacher arrived at Hill Farm Castle Frome on 4 Mar 1840, and then stayed at Thomas Jenkins’ house at Moorend Cross on 11 Mar 1840, 23 Apr 1840 – 27 Apr 1840 and again 22 May 1840 - 23 May 1840.

Thomas was baptized into the Mormon church and emigrated to the USA. He died in 1841 at Nauvoo, USA.


Joseph Jenkins

Joseph was born 1826 at Colwall.

Joseph married Ann Mason at Bishops Frome on 10 Mar 1856

They had 9 children:

  1. George ( b. 1856 at Much Cowarne )
  2. Mary Anne ( b. 1858 at Much Cowarne - d. 1865 )
  3. Thomas ( b. 27 Mar 1860 at Much Cowarne - d. 6 May 1938 at Much Cowarne )
  4. Joseph ( b. 1864 - d. 1872 )
  5. John ( b. 1868 at Stoke Lacy )
  6. James ( b. 1871 at Stoke Lacy )
  7. Jane ( b. 1873 - d. 1908 )
  8. William James ( b. 1878 )
  9. Edwin ( b. 1879 - d. 1902 )

Thomas Jenkins

Thomas was born 27 Mar 1860 at Much Cowarne, and was baptized 4 Apr 1860 at Much Cowarne.

Thomas married Mary Anne Ashworth at Stoke Lacy on 8 Apr 1883

They had 6 children:

  1. Thomas Alfred ( b. 19 Jan 1884 at Turnpike House, Winslow - d. 16 May 1969 at 25 Links Road, Hollywood )
  2. Henry George ( b. 19 May 1886 at The Asps, Stoke Lacy - d. 01 November 1965 at Palace Farm, Bosbury )
  3. Ernest Charles ( b. 30 Jun 1888 at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome - d. 17 Jun 1966 at Little Hereford )
  4. Lucy Anne ( b. 19 Nov 1890 at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome - d. 18 Oct 1957 at Hillside Cottage, Pencombe )
  5. Alice Mary ( b. 28 Nov 1895 at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome - d. 6 Jul 1984 at Palace Farm, Bosbury )
  6. Sarah Annie ( b. 28 Apr 1898 at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome - d. 5 Jan 1928 at Hereford General Hospital, Hereford )

He lived:

  • 1861  at Hopes Rough, Much Cowarne
  • 1871  at Rushall, Much Cowarne
  • 1881  at School for the Indigent Blind, St. George, Southwark
  • 19 Jan 1884  at Turnpike House, Winslow
  • 19 May 1886  at The Asps, Stoke Lacy
  • 30 Jul 1888  at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome
  • 19 Nov 1890  at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome
  • 1891  at Batchfield No 3, Bishops Frome
  • 28 Nov 1895  at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome
  • 28 Apr 1898  at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome
  • 1901  at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome
  • 1911  at Primrose Cottage, Much Cowarne
  • 7 Sep 1935  at Primrose Cottage, Much Cowarne
Photograph of Thomas Jenkins

Photograph of Thomas Jenkins

Thomas died 6 May 1938 at Much Cowarne.


Lucy Anne Jenkins

Lucy was born 19 Nov 1890 at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome.

Lucy married Walter William Oliver at St. Mary's Church, Much Cowarne on 27 Nov 1916

They had 6 children:

  1. George Frederick ( b. 26 Dec 1919 at Mennals Cottage, Kimbolton - d. 20 Jan 1975 at Orpington Hospital, Orpington )
  2. Walter John ( b. 26 Jun 1921 at Birchend Lodge, Castle Frome - d. 13 Jun 1977 at Hereford General Hospital, Hereford )
  3. Winnifred Annie ( b. 12 Jan 1923 at Birchend Lodge, Castle Frome - d. 16 Apr 1986 at The Heath, Little Cowarne )
  4. Thomas Ashworth ( b. 2 Jun 1924 at Birchend Lodge, Castle Frome - d. 23 Jan 1985 at Hereford )
  5. Charles William ( b. 20 Jul 1926 at Birchend Lodge, Castle Frome - d. 5 Nov 2006 at Hereford )
  6. Robert Leslie ( b. 6 Jan 1929 at Capon Bridge, Much Cowarne - d. 23 Dec 1993 at Hereford General Hospital, Hereford )

She lived:

  • 19 Nov 1890  at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome
  • 1891  at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome
  • 1901  at Batchfield No 1, Bishops Frome
  • 1911  at Nash Farm, Pencombe
  • 27 Nov 1916  at Primrose Cottage, Much Cowarne
  • 29 Dec 1919  at Mennals Cottage, Kimbolton
  • 26 Jun 1921  at Birchend Lodge, Castle Frome
  • 12 Jan 1923  at Birchend Lodge, Castle Frome
  • 2 Jun 1924  at Birchend Lodge, Castle Frome
  • 20 Jul 1926  at Birchend Lodge, Castle Frome
  • 6 Jan 1929  at Capon Bridge, Much Cowarne
  • 29 Sep 1939  at Millend Cottage, Castle Frome
  • 18 Oct 1957  at Hillside Cottage, Pencombe
Photograph of Walter and Lucy Oliver Photograph of Walter and Lucy Oliver Photograph of Lucy Oliver with Olive, Joan & me

Photographs of Lucy Anne Jenkins

Lucy died 18 Oct 1957 at Hillside Cottage, Pencombe, and was buried 1957 at Pencombe Cemetary, Pencombe.