1920s Henry Jones passed away in 1921, leaving his wife Sarah - pictured wearing all black to the left of the door way, to run the business and bring up her eleven children.
1930s This is around the time that Jones Brothers installed their first bottling plant in the basement of the Stoney Lane premises, this meant that the heavy cumbersome churns were replaced with easily manageable glass bottles as Eric, his brother in law and colleague are demonstrating here.
1940s During the 40s, the boys were called up for national service, this meant that it was up to the Jones girls to take the reigns of the dairy. This was quickly covered by the local press.
1950s Eric, seen here with a slightly older Trevor, showing us what a typical milk man of his day would wear to work.
1950s Here is Jones Brothers very first diesel powered milk float, purchased in 1957. This meant that loading capacity was doubled and delivery times were halved…they soon done away with the three wheeler petrol floats that were previously used!
1960s Nellie, now deteriorating through ill health, still attended to her shop duties. Henry was always near by – you can just make him out in the bottom left hand corner.
Here is Jones Bros in the beginning, back then it was known as H Jones Dairy. Here is Henry and Sarah Jones standing outside their first premises in Stoney Lane, we believe this photo was taken in the 1870s.
1930s At this time, milk was still delivered using the old cast iron milk churns, here is Sarah just before her death taking a well-deserved rest on one!
1940s Deliveries were still made on pedal powered bikes and trikes at this time, Eric is pictured here with his nephew and niece perched on top!
1940s Here is Trevor outside the shop on Stoney Lane, little did he know what lay ahead of him and his role in the business later on!
1950s Eric's wife Nellie was quickly drafted in to help with the running of the shop while the boys were at war. Here she is ten years later still working away behind the till while the boys attend to their rounds.
1950s A very young Henry, left outside in his pram to guard the empty milk bottles stacked outside the shop.
1960s A cheeky Henry Jones propped up on the counter with a mystery girl, little did he know that it would not be long before his mum would pass away. These were rough times for the Jones Family.
1960s This is how the premises looked in the sixties, notice how all the heavy metal milk crates were replaced with lighter durable plastic ones.
1970s Due to redevelopment within the area, Jones Brothers were forced to move to new premises on Middlesex Street, where we still are today. Here is Eric in the new shop, still wearing his signature apron!
1980s This is how the new shop front look in the 80s, you can just about make out Cathy peering through the window after locking up for the day.
1990s Henry who was still on the round at the time, coming home from a days work, with a young Lucy and Henry, who were also drafted into the business years later.
1960s Although Nellie had passed away, business had to carry on as usual, business was booming at this time and the property next door was acquired to keep up with demand
1960s Here's David the eldest of Eric and Nellie’s three sons. He is seen here working behind the counter of the shop. He later left the business to pursue his love of woodwork and went on to start up his own carpentry firm.
1980s Here is Eric, just before passing the business over to Trevor and Henry, as you can see he has ditched his old apron for a rather fetching cardigan!
1980s Henry showing off Jones Brother's latest purchase – one of the new fleet of milk floats and randy the doberman by his side. God only knows why bright yellow was chosen…by hey it was the 80s!
2000s With the garish yellow vans replaced with a brand new fleet of milk floats, Jones Brothers took part in the 2010 Lord Mayor Show, where two of the floats where dressed up to represent Portsoken Ward in the City of London.