Frank William Jefferies B.A1

#66, (27 April 1908-18 October 1994)
Father*Walter John Jefferies b. 20 Mar 1880, d. 3 Aug 1963
Mother*Gertrude Emma Stacey b. 13 Jan 1881, d. 12 Jan 1960
ChartsMichael Jefferies' ancestors
Louise Simon's ancestors
The 'English' Jefferies
The Galtons of Poole
The Davis' of Christchurch
The Gatrells from Christchurch
The Smiths of the Deepings
The Bettles of the Deepings
The Lanes from Chelsfield
The Titcheners of Chelsfield
The Staceys of Shoreham
The Wansburys of Shoreham
The Streatfields from Farningham (#1)
The Streatfields from Farningham (#2)
Birth*27 APR 1908 Frank William Jefferies B.A was born on 27 APR 1908 at 135 New Park Road, Streatham Hill, London, England.2,3 
Marriage*27 DEC 1930 He married Edith Elsie Galton, daughter of Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith, on 27 DEC 1930 at the Register Office, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England.4 
Death*18 OCT 1994 Frank William Jefferies B.A died on 18 OCT 1994 at Kington House, High Street, Kington St Michael, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, aged 86.5 
Burial*24 OCT 1994 He was buried on 24 OCT 1994 at Bath Crematorium, Bath, Avon, England.6 
(Witness) Residence4 OCT 1909 He lived with Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at 74, Caistor Road, Balham, Surrey, England.7,8 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1911 Frank William Jefferies B.A lived with Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at 74 Caistor Road, Balham, London, England, together with Edward John Jefferies B.Eng.9 
(Witness) Residence30 JUN 1912 Frank William Jefferies B.A lived with Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at 8 Canford Road, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Edward John Jefferies B.Eng.10 
(Witness) Residence3 JUN 1927 Frank William Jefferies B.A lived with Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at 184 Manor Way, Mitcham, Surrey, England, together with Edward John Jefferies B.Eng.11 
Occupation*27 DEC 1930 The occupation of Frank William Jefferies B.A was 'French Master' Whitehaven County Secondary School, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England.12 
Residence27 DEC 1930 He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 10 Lonsdale Place, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England.13 
Occupation1 JAN 1936 The occupation of Frank William Jefferies B.A was 'Assistant master ( French), secondary school.' at Euclid Street Secondary School, Swindon, Wiltshire, England.12,14 
ResidenceMAR 1936 He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 1 Corby Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, together with Elizabeth Ann Galton and Tom Galton. This house was partly funded by money left over from the sale of the family house at Poole (750UKP) and the repayment of the Dibben loan earlier.15,16 
Milit-Beg7 JUL 1941 Frank William Jefferies B.A was called up for basic training at Ossett, Yorkshire, England.17 
Posting8 AUG 1941  He was posted to the 3rd Depot Battalion, Royal Signals, at Ossett, Yorkshire.18 
Posting10 SEP 1941  He was posted to the 3 Operator Training Battalion, at Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England.18 
Posting2 MAR 1942  He was posted to London District Signals: 33rd Independent Infantry Brigade, at Pinner, Middlesex, England.18 
Posting25 MAY 1943  He was posted to No 148, pre Officer Cadet Training Unit, Training Brigade, at Wrotham, Kent, England.18 
Residence He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at Swindon, Wiltshire, together with Peter Stacey Jefferies.19 
Posting7 JUL 1943  Frank William Jefferies B.A was posted to Course 88, 150 Officer Cadet Training Unit, at Catterick, Yorkshire, England.18 
Milit-Beg*25 JAN 1944 He was Commissioned; 2nd Lt. Royal Signals.18,20 
Posting17 JUN 1944  He disembarked at Gold Beach, Arromanche, Normandy, France.21 
Note* His War Memoirs give a lot more detail of activities and travels than are here, from 1939 to 1946.22 
PostingFEB 1945  He was posted to Officers Adanced Wirelees Course for 3 months, at Catterick, Yorkshire.23 
Posting11 MAY 1945  He was posted to No.17, Signals Line of Command, at Minden, Lower Saxony, Germany.24 
Posting13 APR 1946  He was posted from Minden, Germany via Tournai, Belgium and Calais, at Aldershot, Hampshire, England.25 
EmploymentJUN 1946 He resumed as Senior French Master at Headlands Grammar School, Swindon, Wiltshire, England.12 
Milit-End*3 JUL 1946 He ended military service on 3 JUL 1946 at Minden, Lower Saxony.26 
(Witness) Death4 FEB 1948 He witnessed the Death of Tom Galton on 4 FEB 1948 at Swindon, Wiltshire.27 
Milit-Beg9 JUL 1952 Frank William Jefferies B.A began military service on 9 JUL 1952. Commissioned 307992 Jefferies FW; Lieutenant; Short Service Commission; promoted to Captain 26 Sep 1952, wef 7 Jul 1952, sen 4 Nov 1949.28,29 
Posting  He was posted to the Royal Military College of Science, at Shrivenham, Berkshire, England.30 
PostingJAN 1956  He was posted to the Army School of Education & Depot, at Wilton Park, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England.31 
Residence*JAN 1956 He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 'Hillborough', Speen, Buckinghamshire, England, together with Peter Stacey Jefferies.32 
Posting27 NOV 1956  Frank William Jefferies B.A was posted to Education Officer, 57 Army Education Corps, at 'O' Force, Aqaba, Jordan.33 
Posting*8 JUL 1957  He was posted to Education & Staff Officer, MELF, at Benghazi, Cyrenaica, Libya.34 
Residence16 JUL 1957 He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 12 Green Mountain Building, Benghazi, Cyrenaica, Libya.35 
ResidenceMAR 1959 Frank William Jefferies B.A and Edith Elsie Galton lived at Tripoli, Tripolitania, Libya.36 
Note*NOV 1959 Frank William Jefferies B.A and Edith Elsie Galton travelled from Tripoli, Libya via Tunisia France & Spain to the UK at the end of the posting in Libya in NOV 1959.37 
Posting6 JAN 1960  Frank William Jefferies B.A was posted to the School of Preliminary Education, at Fowler Barracks, Perham Down, Hampshire, England.38,12 
PostingNOV 1961  He was posted to 16 AEC about this time, at Bovington Camp, Wareham, Dorset, England.39 
Milit-End7 SEP 1962 He ended Short Service Commission; rank Major. on 7 SEP 1962.40 
Employment*OCT 1962 He was employed as College Lecturer at College of Further Education, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.39 
Residence*JUL 1963 He and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 35, Freemans Close, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, together with Walter John Jefferies.41 
(Witness) Death3 AUG 1963 Frank William Jefferies B.A witnessed the Death of Walter John Jefferies on 3 AUG 1963 at Heathcote Hospital, Warwick, Warwickshire, England.42,43 
(Witness) Marriage11 SEP 1965 Frank William Jefferies B.A witnessed the marriage of Peter Stacey Jefferies and Sally Christine Farrar on 11 SEP 1965 at St Marys, Eastham, Cheshire, England.44 
(Witness) Marriage21 SEP 1968 Frank William Jefferies B.A witnessed the marriage of Michael Galton Jefferies B.Sc, FRES and Marilyn Mead S.R.N. on 21 SEP 1968 at the Ebenezer Chapel, St Mary Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England.45 
ResidenceJUL 1977 Frank William Jefferies B.A and Edith Elsie Galton lived at 24 Esmead, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England.46 
Note Frank William Jefferies B.A started work on this genealogy in 1983; to answer questions raised by grandchildren Louise and Melissa Jefferies.47 
(Witness) Death28 JUN 1987 He witnessed the Death of Edith Elsie Galton on 28 JUN 1987 at St. Andrews Hospital, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England.48,49 
(Witness) Burial3 JUL 1987 Frank William Jefferies B.A witnessed the burial of Edith Elsie Galton on 3 JUL 1987 at Bath, Avon.50 
ResidenceAUG 1993 Frank William Jefferies B.A lived at Kington House, Kington St Michael, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England.51 

Family

Edith Elsie Galton b. 24 Jun 1904, d. 28 Jun 1987
Marriage*27 DEC 1930 He married Edith Elsie Galton, daughter of Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith, on 27 DEC 1930 at Whitehaven, Cumberland.4 
Children
Last Edited12 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth certificate.
  2. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth; Frank William Jefferies, Streatham, Wandsworth, London, No. 489, 1908.
  3. [S5] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1959 Notebook, 1908.
  4. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage; Frank William Jefferies, 22, father Walter John, & Edith Elsie Galton, 26, father Tom, Whitehaven, Cumberland, no 178, 1930. witnessed by Annie and Thomasina Tyson. original.
  5. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, Chippenham, Wilts, no. 279. Ia. Myocardial Infarction b. Ischaemic Heart Disease II. Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease.
  6. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates.
  7. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Birth CB915129 Edward John JEFFERIES.
  8. [S2] Book inscriptions, many family postcards of the time.
  9. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  10. [S5] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1959 Notebook, 30 Jun 1912.
  11. [S5] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1959 Notebook, 3 Jun 1927. First house owned, on a mortgage, not rented.
  12. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), From his CV, written in 1962.
  13. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage D6894 No. 67, Frank William JEFFERIES, Edith Elsie Galton.
  14. [S124] 1939 census, as in census og 1939.
  15. [S2] Book inscriptions, from 'Notes on the Galton Tree by FWJ, 1985.
  16. [S124] 1939 census.
  17. [S50] Official communication, Record of Service; Territorial Army B200d, AN237932.
  18. [S50] Official communication, Record of Service; Territorial Army B200d.
  19. [S2] Book inscriptions, all during war, general knowledge.
  20. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), unpublished war memoirs.
  21. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), Memoirs of WW2. 1993.
  22. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), More detail of movements than here.
  23. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), Actual dates not given, in his war memoirs.
  24. [S2] Book inscriptions, in letter from FWJ home in May 1945.
  25. [S2] Book inscriptions, in letter from FWJ home in April 1946.
  26. [S50] Official communication, Record of Service -Officers Army form B199a.
  27. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, age 72, Swindon, Wilts, Ia. Myocardial Degeneration II. Chronic Bronchitis,
    No. 225, 1948. original.
  28. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Commission as Lieutenant dated 15 Aug 1952 from The Queen. Held by Sally Jefferies.
  29. [S2] Book inscriptions, letter to Capt FW Jefferies dated 6 Oct 1952 from RAEC School of Education.
  30. [S2] Book inscriptions, first posting after taking up Commission. In the RAEC unit.
  31. [S50] Official communication, handwritten copy of reference for FWJ from Lt/Col E P Gleadow MBE RAEC.
  32. [S50] Official communication, letter from FWJ to WJJ.
  33. [S50] Official communication, War Office, note dated 2 July 1956.
  34. [S50] Official communication, AEBranch, GHQ, MELF note dated 4 June 1957.
  35. [S2] Book inscriptions, personal records of FWJ from Army days.
  36. [S2] Book inscriptions, personal records.
  37. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), there is an account of this trip and various bills etc.
  38. [S2] Book inscriptions, letter from Maj FW Jefferies dated 18 Dec 1959 re travel to new post.
  39. [S2] Book inscriptions, letter cc to T/Maj FW Jefferies dated 10 May 1962 from HQ Southern Command.
  40. [S50] Official communication, War Office, London, UK: 21 May 1962, gazetted September 1962. 307992 T/Maj Jefferies FW.
  41. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death of Walter John JEFFERIES.
  42. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death IA295707 Walter John JEFFERIES Coronary Thrombosis. Aged 83.
  43. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, probate to Frank William Jefferies.
  44. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, D8 070502; no. 142, Bebington, Cheshire.
  45. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage; Michael Galton Jefferies, 28, father Frank William, & Marily Mead, 25, father Charles, Ebenezer Chapel, Dunstable, Beds, no. 239, 1968. celebrant the Rev C W. Norrish. original.
  46. [S2] Book inscriptions, MGJ recollection.
  47. [S2] Book inscriptions.
  48. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, Chippenham, Wilts., 1987, no 24.
  49. [S17] BMD indices, Chippenham, Wilts Jul 1987, vol. 23 1650.
  50. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death certificate.
  51. [S2] Book inscriptions, MGJ recollection having been involved in moving FWJ from Esmead when he was advised by his Doctor not to live alone.
  52. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Original Birth Certificate.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016