Walter John Jefferies1

#12, (20 March 1880-3 August 1963)
Walter John Jefferies
Taken in an instant photo booth
12 July 1929
Father*Peter Button Jefferies b. 31 Jan 1841, d. 1 Sep 1908
Mother*Sarah Harrington b. 12 Jan 1843, d. 12 Feb 1928
ChartsMichael Jefferies' ancestors
David Jefferies' ancestors
The 'English' Jefferies
James Lane's descendants
William Titchener's descendants
William Stacey's descendants
William Wansbury's descendants
John Streatfeild's descendants (#1)
John Streatfeild's descendants (#2)
Birth*20 MAR 1880 Walter John Jefferies was born on 20 MAR 1880 at 2 Bourne Place, Streatham, Surrey, England.2,3 
Baptism6 JUN 1880 He was baptized on 6 JUN 1880 at St Leonard's Church, Streatham, Surrey, England.4,5 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with Peter Button Jefferies and Sarah Harrington at Streatham, Surrey, together with William Frederick Jefferies, Peter James Jefferies and Harriet Button.6 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 Walter John Jefferies lived with Peter Button Jefferies and Sarah Harrington at Streatham, Surrey, together with Peter James Jefferies, Alice Ethel Jefferies, Albert Henry Jefferies, Charles Jefferies and William Frederick Jefferies.7 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 Walter John Jefferies lived with Peter James Jefferies at 347 Lyham Road, Brixton, London, England.8 
Occupation27 FEB 1907 The occupation of Walter John Jefferies was 'Laundry Foreman.9
Marriage*27 FEB 1907 He married Gertrude Emma Stacey, daughter of John Stacey and Mary Wansbury, on 27 FEB 1907 at Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Broadway, Streatham, London, England, witnessed by Albert Henry Jefferies, Emma Ellen Stacey, Alice Ethel Jefferies and Sabina Mary Vallins.10,11,12 
Anecdote*27 FEB 1907 Anecdote: 'From local newspaper. Wedding officiated by Rev. Frederick Green, Best Man, Albert H Jeffries (sic), bridesmaids, Miss Alice Jeffries and Miss Emma Stacey; two girls, Miss Ivy Allen and Miss Sibbe Vallin. Mr Coe, organist. Reception at bride's parents; over 70 presents.'.13 
Residence28 FEB 1907 Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 91 Radbourne Rd, Streatham, Surrey, England.14 
ResidenceDEC 1907 Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 347 New Park Road, Streatham, Surrey, England.14 
Occupation27 APR 1908 The occupation of Walter John Jefferies was 'Laundry Engineer.15
Residence27 APR 1908 He and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 135, New Park Road, Brixton Hill, Surrey, England.15,16 
(Witness) Death1 SEP 1908 Walter John Jefferies witnessed the Death of Peter Button Jefferies on 1 SEP 1908 at 4 Wellfield Road, Streatham, Surrey, England.17,18,19 
Residence1 SEP 1908 Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 24 Northborough Road, Norbury, Surrey, England.20 
Occupation4 OCT 1909 The occupation of Walter John Jefferies was 'Laundry Manager, weekly pay UKP1 7s 6d.21,22
Residence4 OCT 1909 He and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 74, Caistor Road, Balham, Surrey, England, together with Frank William Jefferies B.A.21,23 
Illness*JAN 1910 Walter John Jefferies was ill with pneumonia in JAN 1910.24,25 
Residence30 MAR 1911 He and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 74 Caistor Road, Balham, London, England, together with Edward John Jefferies B.Eng. and Frank William Jefferies B.A.26 
Residence30 JUN 1912 Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 8 Canford Road, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Frank William Jefferies B.A and Edward John Jefferies B.Eng.27 
Occupation29 JAN 1914 The occupation of Walter John Jefferies was 'Engineer at Steam Laundry.28
Milit-Beg*AUG 1914 He was deemed unfit for service, due to effect of pneumonia in 1910; AUG 1914.24 
PHOto* He and Gertrude Emma Stacey are in a photo around 1920 at Poole, Dorset, England.29
Residence3 JUN 1927 Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 184 Manor Way, Mitcham, Surrey, England, together with Frank William Jefferies B.A and Edward John Jefferies B.Eng., first house owned.30 
(Witness) Burial15 FEB 1928 Walter John Jefferies witnessed the burial of Sarah Harrington on 15 FEB 1928 at Streatham Cemetery, Streatham, Surrey, England.31 
Occupation*MAR 1933 The occupation of Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey were owners of a hardware shop in Ruxley Parade, Ewell.32
Residence*MAR 1933 Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 445, Kingston Road, Ewell, Surrey, England.32,33 
Occupation*7 OCT 1934 The occupation of Walter John Jefferies was 'Retired Engineer.34
Note*3 JUN 1945 He and Gertrude Emma Stacey left at Ewell, Surrey, England, on 3 JUN 1945.35 
ResidenceFEB 1946 Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 80 Northgate, Canterbury, Kent, England, until 1959 after Gertrude's accident.36 
ResidenceDEC 1959 Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey lived at 2 Orchard Flats, Cumberland Avenue, Canterbury, Kent, England.37 
(Witness) Death12 JAN 1960 Walter John Jefferies witnessed the Death of Gertrude Emma Stacey on 12 JAN 1960 at Nunnery Fields Hospital, Canterbury, Kent, England.38,39 
(Witness) ResidenceJUL 1963 Walter John Jefferies lived with Frank William Jefferies B.A and Edith Elsie Galton at 35, Freemans Close, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.40 
Death*3 AUG 1963 Walter John Jefferies died on 3 AUG 1963 at Heathcote Hospital, Warwick, Warwickshire, England, aged 83.41,42 

Family

Gertrude Emma Stacey b. 13 Jan 1881, d. 12 Jan 1960
Marriage*27 FEB 1907 He married Gertrude Emma Stacey, daughter of John Stacey and Mary Wansbury, on 27 FEB 1907 at Broadway, Streatham, London, witnessed by Albert Henry Jefferies, Emma Ellen Stacey, Alice Ethel Jefferies and Sabina Mary Vallins.10,11,12 
Children
Last Edited23 Oct 2017

Citations

  1. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth certificate.
  2. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth; Walter John Jefferies, Streatham, Wansdworth, Surrey, no. 323.
  3. [S114] Birthday Psalter - GES.
  4. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, father Peter Button Jefferies, mother Sarah.
  5. [S48] Parish Register, bapt. Walter John, parents Peter Button & Sarah Jefferies, Streatham. no. 2118.
  6. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  7. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  8. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, plus two servants and a greengrocer's assistant.
  9. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Broadway, Streatham, Wandsworth, London, No. 26. Walter John JEFFERIES, Gertrude Emma STACEY.
  10. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage; Walter John Jefferies, 26,father Peter Button, & Gertrude Emma Stacey, 26, , father Joh, Wesleyan Chapel, Broadway, Streatham, no 26.
  11. [S37] Family photo, newspaper description.
  12. [S114] Birthday Psalter - GES, GES - WJJ, 27 Feb 1907.
  13. [S37] Family photo, Cutting from the Streatham newspaper of the time.
  14. [S5] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1959 Notebook, 1907.
  15. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Birth, Streatham, Wandsworth, London, No. 489, Frank William JEFFERIES.
  16. [S33] Written family correspondence, Postcards of the time to FWJ has the address as Brixton Hill, not Streatham Hill.
  17. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, DXZ312946, Diabetes Coma. Enlarged Prostate. Certified by J M Plews MRCS. Aged 67. vol 1d 322.
  18. [S11] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1895-1928 Diaries, 1 Sep 1908.
  19. [S17] BMD indices, Wandsworth, Surrey, Jul-Sep 1908, vol 1d 322.
  20. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Peter Button J death cert.
  21. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Birth CB915129 Edward John JEFFERIES.
  22. [S2] Book inscriptions, from 'Notes on the Jefferies Tree by FWJ, 1985.
  23. [S33] Written family correspondence, many family postcards of the time.
  24. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), page 15.
  25. [S5] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1959 Notebook.
  26. [S68] The 1911 census.
  27. [S11] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1895-1928 Diaries, 30 Jun 1912.
  28. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Birth, Poole, Poole, Dorset, No. 103, Harold Walter JEFFERIES.
  29. [S37] Family photo, Family group.
  30. [S11] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1895-1928 Diaries, 3 Jun 1927. First house owned, on a mortgage, not rented.
  31. [S66] Obit., In Obituary notice from the Streatham News p 5 17 Feb 1928. Service at house by Rev Walter Penny of Croydon.
  32. [S5] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1959 Notebook, 1933.
  33. [S37] Family photo, in family archives.
  34. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage D364440, Edward John JEFFERIES, Audrey Margaret SMITH.
  35. [S33] Written family correspondence, letter from FWJ to EEJ commenting on her letter.
  36. [S33] Written family correspondence, date and address, in letter from FWJ in Germany to home in February 1946.
  37. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death certificate no 121, Canterbury, 1960. DYC289971.
  38. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, age 78, Canterbury, 1960, no 121, carcinoma of the kidney.
  39. [S17] BMD indices, Canterbury, Kent, Jan-Mar 1960, age 78, vol 5b 265.
  40. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death of Walter John JEFFERIES.
  41. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death IA295707 Walter John JEFFERIES Coronary Thrombosis. Aged 83.
  42. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, probate to Frank William Jefferies.
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