Rev Charles JEFFREYS 
- Born: 10 Nov 1801, Parndon SRY
- Christened: 30 May 1802, Putney London
- Marriage (1): Frances HAGELL  on 18 Aug 1835 in England.
- Died: 25 Nov 1862, Forbury Dunedin NZ aged 61
Was at School with his brother Julius He was admitted Sizar to St Johns College, Cambridge;Trinity College;Cambridge, on 7th October 1818, and was later Scolar. He Obtained his B.A. in 1822 and became a second Wrangler. In 1823 he was Smith Second Prizeman in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy. He was a fellow of the college from 1824 to 1834 and obtained his M.A. in 1826. He took Holy Orders and was ordained Deacon on 5th June 1830 and Priest on 3rd November 1831. He left Cambridge in 1834 and established himself in London;England as an independant preacher and tutor, having doubts on dogma which finally led him to break with the established church. He brought up his nephews James and Charles Samuel Nicol. In 1841 he taught Herbert Edric and Reginald Julius.In 1847 the family trandferred to Birkenhead, and in 1851 Charles decided to emigrate to New Zealand to join his sister Caroline and her husband Judge Valpy, who had gone there shortly before. The family sailed on the 'Maori' on its second Voyage, Landed in Nelson, New Zealand on Christmas day 1851. They settled on Judge Valpu's estates and Charles continued his independant ministry in Otago, New Zealand November 28 1862 Died. At his residence, at the Forbury, on Tuesday, the 25th inst., the Rev. Charles Jeffreys, aged 61 years. The funeral will leave the Forbury, on Friday, the 29th inst., at 12 o'clock noon. Otago Witness Maori an anti-Tractarian Calvinist ' gave up clerical work from conscientious scruples sailed from graves end Clergy Man ||View Record Naphiale Abbett abt 1821 Middlesex, England St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Henry Barford abt 1826 St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Ann Chapman abt 1801 St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Joseph Elent abt 1806 St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Ann Frances abt 1823 St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Chas Jeffreys abt 1806 St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Frances Jeffreys abt 1811 Middlesex, England St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Sarah I Jeffreys abt 1840 Middlesex, England St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Wm Rd Jeffreys abt 1838 Middlesex, England St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Corn Moggridge abt 1816 St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Edgar Sandham abt 1828 St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Alexr G Todd abt 1826 St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Charlotte Wortley abt 1811 St Marylebone Middlesex View Record Willm Wortley abt 1811 Middlesex, England St Marylebone Middlesex Maori 146 plot 0002 Rev Charles Jeffreys d 25 Nov 1862, aged 61 years Frances d 17 Dec 1854 Native of England, aged 46 years, had been in NZ 2 years WR Jeffreys , of London, clergyman d 21 March 1930 aged 92 years. He had been in NZ 78 years at his death. His wife , Sarah Anned 1 Apr 1927 born Hobart, in New Zealand 62 years. Aged 76 years Frances Emily b abt 1871 Dunedin, d 25 July 1948 aged 77, spinster, oldest daughter of WR and SA Jeffreys. Kathleen Virginia b about 1879 Dubedin d 13 August 1854 aged 75 years Edith Mary b d 1 Feb 1890 Dunedin Lived 3 minutes only. On the the 25th ultimo the Rev. Charles Jeffreys delivered the Opening Lecture at the Mechanics' Institution, the subject being " A remarkable lately discovered Experiment for establishing, by means of a Pendulum,* the fact of the Rotation of the Earth about its Axis." The attendance was numerous, many persons coming from a considerable distance to be present. Many were, however, unable to obtain admission. The lecture gave universal satisfaction. fith of seven sons among 16 children Withdrew from the Church of England, in protest against the doctrine of baptismal regeneration Private Tutor Academy for young men Maori invited to Government house by Governor Grey Bishop Ga Selwyn urged him to resume his orders and be licenced as a priest, he declined Maori Anna A Jefferys 2 Charley Jefferys 49 Frances Jefferys 9 Francis Jefferys 43 Hermeston Jefferys 7 Sarah J Jefferys 11 Theodore Jefferys 1 Mo William Richd Jefferys 13 Jane Moore 29
Charles married Frances HAGELL  [MRIN: 3648] on 18 Aug 1835 in England. (Frances HAGELL  was born on 27 Nov 1807 and died on 17 Jan 1854.)