Welsh Coastline, Porthcawl

    Sir John Jenkins, business man with a connection to Wales (Morriston, Swansea)

    Sir John Jenkins

    He was in the tin plate industry; knighted by King Edward VII in 1881 becoming Lord Glantawe in 1895.

    Connection: Born Morriston, Swansea, 10th May, 1835. The son of Welsh parents, Jenkin Jenkins and Sarah Jones.

    comment by:PeggyHorn
    My great grandmother, Maria Hussey Jones was Lord Glantawe's first cousin.

    comment by:aussiewoo
    Do you have any further information on John Jones Jenkins ancestry? Family lore has it that the First Lord Glantawe was the brother of my gg grandmother.

    comment by:IeuanTirIallt
    Following the comment by Peggy Horn that she might be related to him, I also have family stories that we are also related. It's a bit complicated but I hope interesting I have lots more if of interest,



     

     

     


    Tags: Morriston