Edward John Jefferies1

#67, (4 October 1909-2 December 1991)
Edward John (Ted) Jefferies
Swindon, 1940
Father*Walter John Jefferies b. 20 Mar 1880, d. 3 Aug 1963
Mother*Gertrude Emma Stacey b. 13 Jan 1881, d. 12 Jan 1960
ChartsDavid Jefferies' ancestors
The 'English' Jefferies
James Lane's descendants (#1)
James Lane's descendants (#2)
William Titchener's descendants (#1)
William Titchener's descendants (#2)
William Stacey's descendants (#1)
William Stacey's descendants (#2)
William Wansbury's descendants (#1)
William Wansbury's descendants (#2)
John Streatfeild's descendants (#1)
John Streatfeild's descendants (#2)
John Streatfeild's descendants (#3)
John Streatfeild's descendants (#4)
Birth*4 OCT 1909 Edward John Jefferies was born on 4 OCT 1909 at 74, Caistor Road, Balham, Surrey, England.2,1 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1911 He lived with Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at 74 Caistor Road, Balham, London, England, together with Frank William Jefferies.3 
(Witness) Residence30 JUN 1912 Edward John Jefferies lived with Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at 8 Canford Road, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Frank William Jefferies.4 
(Witness) PHOto Edward John Jefferies witnessed the photo of Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey at Poole, Dorset, England.5
Nickname Edward John Jefferies also went by the name of Ted.6 
Employment*7 JUN 1926 He was employed as Junior Draughtsman, Woodall Duckham Vertical Retort Company; 136-150 Victoria Street, to 12 Sep 1930.7,8 
AWArd*8 JUL 1931 He was awarded 'Sir John Johnson Scholarship of 45UKP for 1931.' on 8 JUL 1931 at East London College, Mile End Road, Stepney, London, England.9 
Employment7 APR 1933 He resigned from Woodall Duckams.10 
Graduation*12 JUL 1933  On 12 JUL 1933, Edward John Jefferies graduated from University of London, London, London, England.11 
Employment24 MAR 1934 He was employed as worked in the research lab of ICI on things like Perspex and more secret stuff during WW2. at ICI Research, Runcorn, Cheshire, England.12,8 
Residence*b 7 OCT 1934 He lived at Willesden House, Runcorn, Cheshire, England.13 
Occupation*7 OCT 1934 The occupation of Edward John Jefferies was 'Engineer.13
Marriage*7 OCT 1934 He married Audrey Margaret Smith, daughter of Herbert Smith and Emma Ellen Stacey, on 7 OCT 1934 at St Martin of Tours Church, Chelsfield, Kent, England, witnessed by Joyce Evelyn Stacey.13 
Residence5 DEC 1936 Edward John Jefferies lived at 32, Brisbane Grove, Hartburn, Stockton-on-Tees, Northumberland, England.14 
Milit-Beg*19 JUL 1940 He began military service on 19 JUL 1940 at Runcorn, Cheshire, England.15 
Occupation19 DEC 1943 The occupation of Edward John Jefferies was 'Civil Engineer.16
Residence*19 DEC 1943 He and Audrey Margaret Smith lived at Hill Cliffe, Heath Road, Runcorn, Cheshire, England.16,17 
Employment1 OCT 1946 Edward John Jefferies was employed as Senior Design Engineer at Paints Division, ICI, Slough, Berkshire, England.18 
Employment30 APR 1948 He was employed as resigned from ICI Paints Division.19 
Employment1 MAY 1948 He was employed as Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell, Abingdon, Berkshire, England.20 
Employment21 MAR 1951 He was employed as Nigerian Dept. of Commerce & Industries to May 1955 at Lagos, Nigeria.21 
Residence20 JUL 1952 He and Audrey Margaret Smith lived at 10 Chatsworth Road, Parkstone, Dorset, England.22 
AWArd1953 Edward John Jefferies was awarded 'AMIMechE' in 1953.21 
Residence He and Audrey Margaret Smith lived at 22 Cameron Road, Ikoyi Island, Lagos, Nigeria.23 
EmploymentJUN 1955 Edward John Jefferies was employed as Instituto Centroamericano de Investigación y Tecnologia Industrial to 1957 at Guatemala City, Guatemala.21 
Residence29 JUL 1956 He and Audrey Margaret Smith lived at 3A Avenida, No. 7-34, Zona 1, Guatemala, Guatemala.24 
Employment Edward John Jefferies was employed as from 1957 to 1960, Nigerian Dept. of Commerce & Industries to set up the now Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi. at Lagos.21 
Residence He and Audrey Margaret Smith lived at 11 Thompson Avenue, Ikoyi Island, Lagos, Nigeria.23 
Employment Edward John Jefferies was employed as for ICAITI in Central America to 1965 at Guatemala City.21 
Employment He was employed as for the Small Industry Service Institute, to 1967 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.21 
Employment28 DEC 1967 He was employed as UNDP, to February 1969 at Kabul, Afghanistan.21 
Employment He was employed at Kampala, Uganda.21 
Employment He worked to 1973 at Salta, Argentina.21 
AWArd He was awarded 'FIMechE and FINE.21
Residencebt 1975 - 1976 He lived at 305 E. 40th St. (2-0), New York, New York, USA.25 
Employment1976 He was employed as at the UN headquarters to 1977 at New York, New York, USA.21 
Occupation1990 The occupation of Edward John Jefferies was 'international technical UN consultant.26
Note* He In his working life he worked for the UN and its various agencies in many countries; not all recorded here. From 1970 onward these were short term visits.21 
Death*2 DEC 1991 He died on 2 DEC 1991 at Ewell, Surrey, England, aged 82.27 
Burial* He was buried at Randalls Park Crematorium, Leatherhead, Surrey, England.28 

Family

Audrey Margaret Smith b. 1 Oct 1912, d. 18 Jan 1992
Marriage*7 OCT 1934 He married Audrey Margaret Smith, daughter of Herbert Smith and Emma Ellen Stacey, on 7 OCT 1934 at Chelsfield, Kent, witnessed by Joyce Evelyn Stacey.13 
Child
Last Edited22 Aug 2015

Citations

  1. [S114] Birthday Psalter - GES, b. Edward John Jefferies, 1909.
  2. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Birth CB915129 Edward John JEFFERIES.
  3. [S68] The 1911 census.
  4. [S11] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1895-1928 Diaries, 30 Jun 1912.
  5. [S37] Family photo, Family group.
  6. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991).
  7. [S36] David Jefferies archive, testimonial writtten by firm for EEJ, noting he was given 3 years leve of absence to do his degree.
  8. [S2] Book inscriptions, from 'Notes on the Jefferies Tree by FWJ, 1985.
  9. [S36] David Jefferies archive, Letter from East London College Council to EEJ. Award of 45UKP for 1931.
  10. [S36] David Jefferies archive, letter from Woodall Duckams accepting resignation.
  11. [S36] David Jefferies archive, letter of congratulation from College.
  12. [S36] David Jefferies archive, letter of offer of job.
  13. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage D364440, Edward John JEFFERIES, Audrey Margaret SMITH.
  14. [S36] David Jefferies archive, letter to ICI from EEJ.
  15. [S36] David Jefferies archive, form setting out occupation and training.
  16. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Birth DC497596, David John JEFFERIES.
  17. [S36] David Jefferies archive, on letter to ICI.
  18. [S36] David Jefferies archive, letter dated 20 August 1946 from ICI, offering the post.
  19. [S36] David Jefferies archive, letter from ICI accepting resignation.
  20. [S36] David Jefferies archive, letter to ICI asking for release to take up post.
  21. [S33] Written family correspondence, various family sources from DJJ including passport entries etc.
  22. [S50] Official communication, Record of Service -Officers Army form B199a.
  23. [S36] David Jefferies archive, May 2009.
  24. [S33] Written family correspondence, frm EJJ to FWJ.
  25. [S29] Email from, from David Jefferies on 1 Jan 2012.
  26. [S29] Email from, from DJJ on 19 Oct 2006.
  27. [S17] BMD indices, Surrey Mid-Eastern, Surrey, age 82, vol 17 109.
  28. [S36] David Jefferies archive, by email.
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