Peggy Jones on her wedding day in 1954
Agnes Margaret Wright born Jones in her late fifties or early sixties
Ron Wright and Peggy Jones on their wedding day plus Bob Wright in the background
Peggy Jones on her wedding day in 1954 with her friend Mrs. Barnett
Peggy Wright on honeymoon 1954 (believed to be at Bolsover Castle)
Peggy Wright on honeymoon 1954
Agnes Margaret ("Peggy") Jones1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Father Thomas Jones (1905 - bef 1954)
Mother Margaret Ellen Roberts (1897 - 1931)

Family with

Family with Ronald Charles ("Ron") Wright (1927 - 1969)

Family notes

Relationship with
Marriage Status: Never Married
One daughter was born to this relationship.

Relationship with Ronald Charles ("Ron") Wright
Four daughters were born to this marriage.

Events and attributes

19 January 1925 (age 0)
6, Milton Terrace, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales5,4,6
before 1939
Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales
Grammar school

Mum reported that she had to leave at 14 because the family couldn't afford to keep her in education.8
29 September 1939 (age 14)
6, Milton Terrace, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales4
before 8 October 1942
8 October 1942 (age 17)
138, Aubrey Road, Small Heath, Birmingham, England9
from 8 October 1942 to 29 October 1945
Land Girl9
24 January 1946 (age 21)
Domestic Servant2
24 January 1946 (age 21)
138, Aubrey Road, Small Heath, Birmingham, England2
from 1954 to 1956
40, Flint Green Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, England

Peggy Jones' eldest daughter reports that they lived at this address (where Peggy lived before her marriage) until they moved into their own home in 1956. There's an electoral roll entry for 1955 which shows Ronald W. Ronroyd and Peggy Ronroyd living with Vi Barnett at 40 Flint Green Road, which may corroborate this.8
18 September 1954 (age 29)
To Ronald Charles ("Ron") Wright
St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Acocks Green, Birmingham, England

Woman's age: 27y
Man's Age: 26y3
18 September 1954 (age 29)
18 September 1954 (age 29)
40, Flint Green Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, England3
from 1956 to 1980
158, Cole Valley Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, England

She lived at 158 Cole Valley Road with her husband Ron from at least 1956, and after his death remained there (without amending her phone book entry) until sometime between 1980 and 1982. (The 1981 Phone book is missing from Ancestry, and she isn't present in 1982).10
19 June 1958 (age 33)
158, Cole Valley Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, England1
25 October 1979 (age 54)
158, Cole Valley Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, England11
1983 (age ~58)
8, Leysters Close, Redditch, Worcestershire, England

She moved to Redditch at some point after 1980 (and probably during 1981/82) -- the 1981 directories covering Birmingham and Redditch are not online, and she isn't shown in any directory for 1982.10
11 February 1987 (age 62)
Civil Service Clark (War Pensions Department) (Retired)6
11 February 1987 (age 62)
71, Edgeworth Close, Church Hill, Redditch, Worcestershire, England6
11 February 1987 (age 62)
Alexandra Hospital, Redditch, Worcestershire, England
Cause: 1a. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage 1b. Anticoagulant Therapy 11. Ischaemic Heart Disease6,11
18 February 1987 (age 62)
Redditch Crematorium, Redditch, Worcestershire, England7
9 July 1987 (age 62)
The Principal Registry of the Family Division, London, England

One of her daughters was named as executor (along with her solicitors who renounced probate). The gross value of the estate was £586.05 and the net value was zero.11


  1. [S1] England, birth certificate (certified copy) for HSW, born 1958
  2. [S2] England, birth certificate (certified copy) for LLJ, born 1946
  3. [S3] England, marriage certificate (certified copy) for Ronald Charles Wright & Agnes Margaret Jones, married 18 September 1954; Birmingham 9c/73, in the Parish of Acocks Green, County Borough of Birmingham; General Register Office, Southport.
  4. [S10] 1939 National Register of Wales, Merthyr Tydfil C.B., Glamorgan, 6 Milton Terrace, Agnes M Jones; digital image, Findmypast ( accessed 31 August 2016); Ref: RG101/7279E/013/38 Letter Code: XHNF.
  5. [S11] Wales, birth certificate (certified copy) for Agnes Margaret Jones, born 19 January 1925; registered 3 March 1955, Merthyr Tydfil district 11a/1369, Lower Merthyr Tydfil Sub-district, County of Merthyr Tydfil C.B.; General Register Office, Southport
  6. [S12] England, death certificate for Agnes Margaret Wright died 11 February 1987; registered 16 February 1987, Bromsgrove district, Bromsgrove and Redditch sub-district, County of Hereford and Worcester; District Register Office.
  7. [S13] Huntleys (Redditch) Limited. Invoice for cremation of Agnes Margaret Wright on 18.2.1987 dated 12 March 1987. Privately held
  8. [S14] Personal knowledge
  9. [S15] England. Index Card for Miss Agnes Margaret Jones born 19.1.25. Ministry of Food: Women's Land Army: Index to Service Records of the Second World War. Microfiche MAF 421. The National Archives, Kew, London, citing Women's Land Army Index Card from the Department of Collections Access, Imperial War Museums.
  10. [S7] British Telecom (and its predecessors), compiler. British Phone Books, 1880-1984. Digital Images. Ancestry (
  11. [S28] The Principal Registry of the Family Division (London, England). Grant of Probate for the estate of Agnes Margaret Wright dated 9 July 1987 with annexed will (copy) for Agnes Margaret Wright dated 25 October 1979; original document privately held.