Several views were taken on the use of the JONES surname in early English records.
Grantees of Arms...To the end of the Seventeenth Century.
Grantees of Arms...To the end of the XVII Century.
The Dictionary of National Biography. (England)
Acts of Privy Council 1541 - 1547.
JONES surname copied:
Notes on - Hugh Jones 1508
Edward Jones 1545
Thomas Jones 1545
George Jones 1559
David Jones, Llanfair 1580
Francis Jones, Alderman of London 1612
Rowland Jones 1609
Thomas Jones, Surrey
Christopher Jones 1623
John Jones, Bristol 1673
Richard Jones, Somerset 1680
William Jones, Salop 1633
Richard Jones, clerk (minister)
For discussion see: http://thejonessurname.blogspot.com for:
"Jones Surname by English Monarch 1458-1714" dated Tues., June 14, 2011
"English Orders of chivalry and The Jones Surname", dated Fri., June 24, 2011
"Jones Coat(s) of Arms (part I)" dated Tues., June 28, 2011
"Jones Coat(s) of Arms (part II)" dated Mon., July 4, 2011
"Jones Coat(s) of Arms (part III), dated Wed., July 13, 2011