JONES, Leon John

1886 - ?

Leon John Jones, was born at Harlesden, Middlesex on 13 March 1886, son of John Parry Jones, an Indian rubber merchant, and his wife Catherine Louisa née Bingham, who married at Marylebone, London in 1882. In 1891, a 5 year old, living at Spenser Road, Lambeth, London with his parents, 37 year old John and 29 year old Catherine, with siblings Emma Maria 8, born Coventry, Fordyce Charles 7 and Catherine Nora 2, both born in London. He studied at Dulwich College, London. He married at Hampstead, London in 1915, Ethel Marsden Wickham [q.v.] and in 1939, a director of a sweet manufacturing company, living at Cobbold's Mill, Monks Eleigh, Suffolk with his wife Ethel and their children and several servants. In 1942, he exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club 'Judges Walk, Hampstead Heath with Mrs Siddons Cottage'.