Rev. John Pike Jones

1790 - 4th Feb 1857

Claimant or beneficiary


Executor of Elizabeth Smyth (q.v.), an annuitant on Vauxhall in St Elizabeth, and tentatively identified as connected to Francis George Smyth.

  1. Rev. John Pike Jones (c. 1790- Feb 4 1857) Vicar of Alton Staffs 1829-57; rector of Butterleigh Devon 1832-1857. The family of Francis George Smyth had links to Exeter (he was resident there in 1783 when he mortgaged Vauxhall).

  2. Records of John Pike Jones in Alton, Staffordshire, from 1832. Living at Alton Vicarage, Alton in the census of 1851, age 59, unmarried, "Vicar of Alton BA", born in Chudleigh, Devon, with a housekeeper and another female servant.

  3. Will of John Pike Jones formerly of Alton but alte of Cheadle Staffs who died 04/02/1857 at Cheadle proved 27/02/1866, effects under £100.


  1. Clergy of the Church of England Database claim no. 13133 Rev JPike Jones V. Of Alton, Staffordshire 1829-57 (patron Lord Shrewsbury) and Rector of Butterleigh, Devon 1832-57 (patron Lord Chancellor): involved in controversy with Bishop of Exeter [Devon] 1820. Kenneth E. Ingram, Manuscript sources for the history of the West Indies: with special reference to Jamaica in the National Library of Jamaica and supplementary sources in the West Indies, North America, and United Kingdom and elsewhere (Mona, Jamaica, University of the West Indies Press, 2000) p. 54.

  2., UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers, 1538-1893 [database online].

  3. National Probate Calendar 1866.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Rev. John Pyke Jones
Church of England

Associated Claims (1)

£1,946 9S 10D
Awardee (Executor or executrix)

Associated Estates (1)

1835 - → Executor

Addresses (2)

Cheadle, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England
Alton Vicarage, Alton, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England