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George Jeffries (1820-1896), Gun Maker of Norwich
1841 Listed as a gunmaker.
1841 Married Agnes Coleman
1847 Birth of son George Lincoln Jeffries
1849 Advertising as a gunmaker of Golden Ball Street, Norwich and mentions the support his business has received over the past seven years.
1861 Living at Golden Ball Street, Norwich: George Jeffries (age 41 born Forncett, Norfolk), Gun Maker. Agnes Jeffries (age 42 born Longford, Ireland) and their seven children; Emma M. Jeffries (age 17 born Norwich); George L. Jeffries (age 14 born Norwich); Arthur G. Jeffries (age 12 born Norwich); Alice Jane Jeffries (age 10 born Norwich); Randle John Jeffries (age 8 born Norwich); Robert F. Jeffries (age 5 born Norwich); and Mary G. Jeffries (age 2 months born Norwich). One nurse.
1867 Patent. '1381. And to George Jeffries, of Orford-hill, Norwich, in the county of Norfolk, for the invention of "improvements in apparatus for turning or closing central fire sporting cartridges."'
1891 Living at 8 Orford Hill, Norwich: George Jeffries (age 71 born Forncett St Mary, Norfolk), Gun Maker - Employer, Widower. With his daughter Georgiana Emms (age 35 born Norwich) and her husband John Henry Emms (age 28 born Norwich), Corn merchant, and their daughter Philes Emms (age 1 born Norwich). One servant.
1896 May 31st. Died. Of 8 Orford Hill, Norwich, gunmaker. Probate to John Henry Emms, storekeeper, and his wife Georgina Mary.