Ann Maria Burrell (72) was born in 1849.



She married Edward Jeffries (138) in 1867 in Chelmsford, Essex and they were living as a family at 3 Heaton Place, Camberwell, Surrey in 1871.



Edward had been born at Bridgewater in Somerset, the elder of two sons born to Edward Jeffries, born 1806 and Elizabeth Jeffries, born 1805, both in Somerset.


At the age of 2 the family lived at Fore Street, Bridgewater.

By 1851 he was a boarding pupil in Clevedon, Somerset.

In 1861 Edward was found at 14 New Bond Street, Bath working as an assistant to a chemist.


Edward Jeffries


In 1871 he was living with Ann Maria at 3 Heaton Place and he had progressed to being a chemist on his own account, employing 2 men and 1 boy.


The family was at 5 Peckham Rye, Camberwell in 1881 by which time Edward had qualified as a Master Chemist and was employing 2 men.


Anne Maria died on 4th July, 1884 at 25 Linden Grove, Peckham Rye, Camberwell.



National Probate Record


Edward remarried on 20th September,1886.


His new bride was Madeline Mearns Weller (146) and they married in St Botolph without Bishopsgate, London City.

Madeline had been born to Hercules Spence, a Ship Master in 1845 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.

She married first Thomas Weller, a printer and stationer born in Croydon, Surrey in 1823.

She died long after her second husband on 21st April, 1934 at 5 Bothwell Terrace, Broughty Ferry, Scotland.



Western Advertiser 13th April, 1898



   St Botolph's without Bishopsgate




Edward died on 3rd April, 1898.




National Probate Record




It would appear they had moved to Somerset as his place of death was the family farm at Nerrols, Cheddon Fitz Paine, Taunton, Somerset.



Ann Maria and Edward Jeffries had 8 children:


Edward Coles Jeffries                            Born 1870


Charles Jeffries                                    Born 1872


Frances Maria Jeffries                            Born 1875


Eleanor Jeffries                                    Born 1876   


Frederick William Jeffries                      Born 1878


Benjamin Jeffries                                 Born 1879


Kattie or Nellie Jeffries                          Born 1881


Thomas Jeffries                                    Born 1883