MR. J. W. JEFFERY. A resident of Auckland for over 80 years, Mr. J. W. Jeffery died at his home in Wanganui Avenue, Ponsonby, on Saturday evening at the age of 85 years. He was born at Capetown, where his parents had arrived from England a short time before, and when lie was two or three years of age the family came to Auckland. Mr. Jeffery lived in Auckland for practically the whole of his life. In his early years he resided at Onehunga and later at Epsom. For most of the last 50 year* he lived in the Ponsonby district. He was a gardener by occupation, and retired only two years ago on account of failing health. He took a keen interest in various forms of sport. Mr. Jeffery, whose wife died in 1937, leaves two sons and four daughters. There are nine grandchildren and one great-great-grand-child.
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OBITUARY, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 184, 6 August 1945
OBITUARY Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 184, 6 August 1945
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