Edith Elsie Galton1

#69, (24 June 1904-28 June 1987)
Edith Galton, Poole, 1920
Father*Tom Galton b. 12 Jun 1875, d. 4 Feb 1948
Mother*Elizabeth Ann Smith b. 2 Feb 1875, d. 8 Aug 1936
ChartsMichael Jefferies' ancestors
The 'English' Jefferies
Thomas Galton's descendants
Joseph Smith's descendants
John Read Bettles' descendants
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)
Thomas Gatrell's descendants
Birth*24 JUN 1904 Edith Elsie Galton was born on 24 JUN 1904 at Poole, Dorset, England.2,3 
Baptism4 SEP 1904 She was baptized on 4 SEP 1904 at St Mary's Church, Longfleet, Poole, Dorset, England.4 
(Witness) Marriage20 APR 1908 She witnessed the marriage of James Henry Dibben and Nellie Galton on 20 APR 1908 at Longfleet, Poole, Dorset.5,6 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 Edith Elsie Galton lived with Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith at 9 Chapel Lane, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Hattie Galton.7 
Residence*1914 Edith Elsie Galton lived at 142 High Street, Poole, Dorset, England.8 
(Witness) Note She witnessed the note of Philip Smith and Clara Hack.9 
(Witness) Note1915 Edith Elsie Galton witnessed the note of Emily Maria Davis in 1915.10 
(Witness) Residence10 JUN 1918 Edith Elsie Galton lived with Elizabeth Ann Smith and Tom Galton at Poole, Dorset, together with Emma Smith, Hattie Galton and Philip Edward Tom Galton.11 
(Witness) PHOto Edith Elsie Galton witnessed the photo of Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith.12
(Witness) Residence1925 Edith Elsie Galton lived with Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith at EDHAPHIL, 32 Serpentine Road, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Hattie Galton and Philip Edward Tom Galton.13 
Employment*23 JUN 1925 Edith Elsie Galton was employed as an Assistant at G.A.(Judd) Wilson; Lady's Outfitter at 128 High Street, Poole, Dorset, England.14 
(Witness) Residence5 DEC 1930 She lived with Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith at Poole, Dorset, together with Philip Edward Tom Galton.15 
Employment20 DEC 1930 Edith Elsie Galton was employed as a Milliner's Assistant at G.A.Wilson, Lady's Outfitter.16,17 
Residence27 DEC 1930 She and Frank William Jefferies lived at 10 Lonsdale Place, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England.16 
Marriage*27 DEC 1930 Edith Elsie Galton married Frank William Jefferies, son of Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey, on 27 DEC 1930 at the Register Office, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England.18 
Married Name Her married name was Jefferies.19 
Residence*MAR 1936 Edith Elsie Galton and Frank William Jefferies 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.13 
Residence Edith Elsie Galton and Frank William Jefferies lived at Swindon, Wiltshire, together with Peter Stacey Jefferies.20 
(Witness) Death4 FEB 1948 Edith Elsie Galton witnessed the Death of Tom Galton on 4 FEB 1948 at Swindon, Wiltshire.21 
Residencebt 1956 - 1957 Edith Elsie Galton lived at Swindon, Wiltshire, England, with the Lovetts and Bea Wildman at various times.22 
ResidenceJAN 1956 She and Frank William Jefferies lived at 'Hillborough', Speen, Buckinghamshire, England, together with Peter Stacey Jefferies.23 
(Witness) Posting8 JUL 1957 Edith Elsie Galton witnessed the Posting of Frank William Jefferies on 8 JUL 1957 at Benghazi, Cyrenaica, Libya.24 
Residence*16 JUL 1957 Edith Elsie Galton and Frank William Jefferies lived at 12 Green Mountain Building, Benghazi, Cyrenaica, Libya.25 
ResidenceMAR 1959 Edith Elsie Galton and Frank William Jefferies lived at Tripoli, Tripolitania, Libya.26 
Note*NOV 1959 Edith Elsie Galton and Frank William Jefferies travelled from Tripoli, Libya via Tunisia France & Spain to the UK at the end of the posting in Libya in NOV 1959.27 
ResidenceDEC 1962 Edith Elsie Galton lived at Bovington Camp, Bovington, Dorset, England.13 
ResidenceJUL 1963 She and Frank William Jefferies lived at 35, Freemans Close, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, together with Walter John Jefferies.28 
(Witness) Marriage11 SEP 1965 Edith Elsie Galton witnessed the marriage of Peter Stacey Jefferies and Sally Christine Farrar on 11 SEP 1965 at St Marys, Eastham, Cheshire, England.29 
(Witness) Marriage21 SEP 1968 Edith Elsie Galton witnessed the marriage of Michael Galton Jefferies BSc, FRES and Marilyn Mead S.R.N. on 21 SEP 1968 at the Ebenezer Chapel, St Mary Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England.30 
Note* Edith Elsie Galton was a long time member and some time President of the Leamington Spa Townswomen's Guild.31 
ResidenceJUL 1977 She and Frank William Jefferies lived at 24 Esmead, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England.32 
Death*28 JUN 1987 Edith Elsie Galton died on 28 JUN 1987 at St. Andrews Hospital, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, aged 83.33,34 
Burial*3 JUL 1987 She was cremated at Bath Crematorium, Bath, Avon, England.35 

Family

Frank William Jefferies b. 27 Apr 1908, d. 18 Oct 1994
Marriage*27 DEC 1930 She married Frank William Jefferies, son of Walter John Jefferies and Gertrude Emma Stacey, on 27 DEC 1930 at Whitehaven, Cumberland.18 
Children
Last Edited5 Jul 2017

Citations

  1. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth certificate.
  2. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth, short, Poole, Dorset, no. 389, Book 47, 1904.
  3. [S2] Book inscriptions, Bible of Ann Todd, Market Deeping 1882; birth dates; at 10 to 1 in the morning.
  4. [S48] Parish Register, bapt., Edith Elsie Galton, father Tom; mother Elizabeth Ann, St Marys, Longfleet, no 1303, p 163.
  5. [S17] BMD indices, marriage, Poole, Dorset. June- Sept 1908, vol 5a 634.
  6. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; James Henry Dibben, 22, father James, & Nellie Galton, 23, father Edward; Longfleet, Poole. no 378, p 189.
  7. [S68] The 1911 census, 5 rooms.
  8. [S2] Book inscriptions, In a book of the plays of Shakespeare, printed 1856; George Routledge & Co. Handwritten by EEG.
  9. [S2] Book inscriptions, from a letter from EEG to LJ, June 1985.
  10. [S33] Written family correspondence, in a letter from Edith Elsie Galton to her granddaughter Louise Jefferies, June 1985.
  11. [S2] Book inscriptions, from a Visitors Declaration Form, B.M. 24, Ministry of Food by E Smith, to household of E Galton, 142 High Street, Poole. 10 Jun 1918 and other ration books of the time.
  12. [S37] Family photo, Family Group.
  13. [S2] Book inscriptions, from 'Notes on the Galton Tree by FWJ, 1985.
  14. [S33] Written family correspondence, Letter of appreciation from Mr Wilson on her 21st birthday.
  15. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage Certificate of Edith E Galton.
  16. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Marriage D6894 No. 67, Frank William JEFFERIES, Edith Elsie Galton.
  17. [S33] Written family correspondence, Letter of thanks from employer; signed by staff.
  18. [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.
  19. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage certificate.
  20. [S22] Well known general family knowledge, all during war, general knowledge.
  21. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, age 72, Swindon, Wilts, Ia. Myocardial Degeneration II. Chronic Bronchitis,
    No. 225, 1948. original.
  22. [S22] Well known general family knowledge, awaiting FWJ posting to place safe for families.
  23. [S50] Official communication, letter from FWJ to WJJ.
  24. [S50] Official communication, AEBranch, GHQ, MELF note dated 4 June 1957.
  25. [S33] Written family correspondence, personal records of FWJ from Army days.
  26. [S22] Well known general family knowledge, personal records.
  27. [S14] JEFFERIES, Frank William; Memoirs (1991), there is an account of this trip and various bills etc.
  28. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death of Walter John JEFFERIES.
  29. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, D8 070502; no. 142, Bebington, Cheshire.
  30. [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.
  31. [S22] Well known general family knowledge, MGJ memories, some photos.
  32. [S22] Well known general family knowledge, MGJ recollection.
  33. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, Chippenham, Wilts., 1987, no 24.
  34. [S17] BMD indices, Chippenham, Wilts Jul 1987, vol. 23 1650.
  35. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Death certificate.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016