George Henry Vallins B.A1

#298, (29 May 1897-30 October 1956)
Father*Henry Thomas Vallins b. Jan 1870, d. 24 Jan 1937
Mother*Mary Ann Miles b. 11 Jul 1872, d. 14 Jan 1944
ChartsThe Staceys of Surrey & Kent.
The Titcheners of NE Wiltshire
The Meekhams of Shoreham
The Streatfields of Farningham, Kent.
Birth*29 MAY 1897 George Henry Vallins B.A was born on 29 MAY 1897 at Shoreham, Kent, EnglandG.2,3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 He lived with Henry Thomas Vallins and Mary Ann Miles at Well Hill, Chelsfield, Kent, EnglandG, together with Sabina Mary Vallins.4 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 George Henry Vallins B.A lived with Henry Thomas Vallins and Mary Ann Miles at 36 Hawthorn Grove, Penge, Surrey, EnglandG, together with Sabina Mary Vallins and Rev. Hedley James Vallins.5 
Education*  George Henry Vallins B.A was educated at Kings College, The Strand, Aldwych, London, EnglandG.1 
Milit-Beg*22 JUN 1918 He began military service on 22 JUN 1918.6 
Occupation*22 JUN 1918 The occupation of George Henry Vallins B.A was 'Teacher, Writer.6
Residence22 JUN 1918 He lived at 16, Arlington Grove, Penge, Surrey, EnglandG.6 
Note* He taught at Selhurst High School, Croydon for some years.1 
Marriage*JUN 1933 He married May Janet Herrington in JUN 1933 at The Wesleyan Chapel, Anerley, Surrey, EnglandG.7 
Residence*29 SEP 1939 George Henry Vallins B.A and May Janet Herrington lived at 142 Neville Road, Hove, Sussex, EnglandG.8 
INTerests* George Henry Vallins B.A was a contributor to magazines, including Punch and a writer of books on how to write English. See 
Residence1950 He and May Janet Herrington lived at 67 Salisbury Road, Wavertree, Liverpool, Lancashire, EnglandG.10 
Note1951 George Henry Vallins B.A wrote the books, 'Good English' and 'Better English' in 1951.1 
Residence*1955 He lived at 35, Tangier Way, Burgh Heath, Surrey, EnglandG.11,12 
Death*30 OCT 1956 He died on 30 OCT 1956 at 49 Dorking Road, Epsom, Surrey, EnglandG, aged 59.13,14 
Last Edited25 Jan 2019


  1. [S2] Book inscriptions, from 'Notes on the Jefferies Tree by FWJ, 1985.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Sevenoaks, Kent, Apr-Jun 1897, vol 2a 652.
  3. [S5] JEFFERIES nee STACEY, Gertrude Emma; 1959 Notebook, George Vallins, 1897.
  4. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  5. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, 7 rooms.
  6. [S77] British Army records, Image 9056.
  7. [S17] BMD indices, Croydon, Surrey, Apr-Jun 18933, vol 2a 1129.
  8. [S124] 1939 register, 2 blanked lines for residence.
  9. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees, obituary notice in the Times of London; and on
  10. [S103] Unknown author, "City Directories", Electoral rolls, Liverpool, Liverpool, Garston, p 159x-2.
  11. [S56] Phone directory, BT, Burgh Heath 1955 page 667.
  12. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, given as his home address.
  13. [S17] BMD indices, Surrey mid eastern, Oct-Dec 1956, vol 5g 219.
  14. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, probate to his widow.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016