Peter Button Jefferies1

#7, (31 January 1841-1 September 1908)
Peter Button Jefferies
Studio portrait ca 1890
Father*Jonathan Jeffries b. Dec 1807, d. 5 Jan 1871
Mother*Harriet Button b. 1807, d. 7 May 1888
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Birth*31 JAN 1841 Peter Button Jefferies was born on 31 JAN 1841 at Swan Street, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England.2,3,4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1841 He lived with Jonathan Jeffries and Harriet Button at Sible Hedingham, Essex, together with William Jeffries.5,6 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1851 Peter Button Jefferies lived with Jonathan Jeffries and Harriet Button at Sible Hedingham, Essex, together with Henry Jefferies and William Jeffries.7 
(Witness) ResearchNoteb 1861 Research Note: The Jefferies moved to Streatham before 1861; Jonathan was employed as coachman to Rev John Richard Nicholl, Rector of Streatham and Harriet was laundress to the Nicholl household.8 
Employment*c 1861  When he first came to Streatham he got a job as postman at Streatham, Surrey, England.9 
Occupation1865 'Mr Jefferies started business as a bootmaker in Streatham next to the White Lion in 1865.10
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1871 Peter Button Jefferies lived with Harriet Button at Rector Houses, 38, Wells Lane, Streatham, Surrey, England.11 
Occupation*30 MAR 1871 The occupation of Peter Button Jefferies was 'Boot Maker.12
Marriage*28 SEP 1874 He married Sarah Harrington, daughter of James Harrington and Frances Camp, on 28 SEP 1874 at Independent Meeting, Castle Hedingham, Essex, England, witnessed by James Harrington and Ann Harrington.13,14 
Residence13 MAR 1875 Peter Button Jefferies and Sarah Harrington lived at 2 Bourne Place, Streatham, Surrey, England.15 
Residence30 MAR 1881 Peter Button Jefferies and Sarah Harrington lived at Streatham, Surrey, together with William Frederick Jefferies, Peter James Jefferies, Walter John Jefferies and Harriet Button.16 
Occupation4 APR 1881  On 4 APR 1881 the occupation of Peter Button Jefferies was 'Bootmaker employing 1 man, 1 boy' at Streatham, Surrey, England.17 
(Witness) Death7 MAY 1888 He witnessed the Death of Harriet Button on 7 MAY 1888 at Streatham, Surrey.18,19 
Occupation30 MAR 1891  On 30 MAR 1891 the occupation of Peter Button Jefferies was 'Boot Maker' at Streatham, Surrey.20 
Residence30 MAR 1891 He and Sarah Harrington lived at Streatham, Surrey, together with Peter James Jefferies, Walter John Jefferies, Alice Ethel Jefferies, Albert Henry Jefferies, Charles Jefferies and William Frederick Jefferies.20 
Occupation30 MAR 1901 The occupation of Peter Button Jefferies was 'Boot Maker and Boot repairer at home.21
Residence30 MAR 1901 He and Sarah Harrington lived at 4 Wellfield Road, Streatham, Surrey, England, together with Alice Ethel Jefferies, Albert Henry Jefferies and William Frederick Jefferies.21
Death*1 SEP 1908 Peter Button Jefferies died on 1 SEP 1908 at Streatham, Surrey, aged 67.22,23,24 

Family

Sarah Harrington b. 12 Jan 1843, d. 12 Feb 1928
Marriage*28 SEP 1874 He married Sarah Harrington, daughter of James Harrington and Frances Camp, on 28 SEP 1874 at Castle Hedingham, Essex, witnessed by James Harrington and Ann Harrington.13,14 
Children
Last Edited23 Oct 2017

Citations

  1. [S17] BMD indices, Halsted, Essex, Jan-Mar 1841, vol 12 121. middle name as Britton.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Halsted, Essex, Jan-Mar 1841, vol 12 121. middle name as Britton.
  3. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth certificate, Peter Button JEFFERIES.
  4. [S114] Birthday Psalter - GES, P B Jefferies, b, 31 Jan. in a different printed script, 'Peter Button 1843'.
  5. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, BCA282891, Peter Button JEFFERIES.
  6. [S25] Extracted from the 1841 census, HO 107/332/8.
  7. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census, Lists Jonathan as Servant, lives next door to Curate Thomas ?Pearse.
  8. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census, The family was in Streatham by 1861 but the census records for their residence are lost. Information from John W Brown, Streatham Historical Soc.
  9. [S33] Written family correspondence, from John W Brown, Streatham Historical Society.
  10. [S66] Obit., In Obituary notice for Sarah, from the Streatham News p 5 17 Feb 1928. ' Mr Jefferies started business in Streatham next to the White Lion in 1865'.
  11. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census, next door to Henry & Martha Jefferies.
  12. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census, living with mother.
  13. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage; Peter Button Jefferies, 33, father Jonathan (dec), & Sarah Harrington, 31, father James, Castle Hedingham Independant Meeting, no. 46, p 23. by W.H.Cole.
  14. [S17] BMD indices, Halstead, Essex, Jul-Sep 1874, vol 4a 541.
  15. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, BCAZ068967 Peter James JEFFERIES.
  16. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  17. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, SRY: 666/125/27.
  18. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death; age 81, Streatham, Surrey, no. 224.
  19. [S17] BMD indices, death, age 81, Wandsworth, London, Apr-Jun 1888, vol 1d 395.
  20. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  21. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  22. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, DXZ312946, Diabetes Coma. Enlarged Prostate. Certified by J M Plews MRCS. Aged 67. vol 1d 322.
  23. [S11] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1895-1928 Diaries, 1 Sep 1908.
  24. [S17] BMD indices, Wandsworth, Surrey, Jul-Sep 1908, vol 1d 322.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016