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Robert Louis Jefferson

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Robert Louis Jefferson (c1868-1914) of Rover and later of Wolseley, Adventurer and record-making cyclist

1895 'Robert Louis Jefferson, the daring cyclist, who recently rode across Russia and Eastern Europe, sends us an account of some of his most exciting experiences. He writes: Riding through Croatia and Slavonia en route to Constantinople last year...'[1]

1911 Living at 12 Claremont Road, Leamington: Robert Louis Jefferson (age 43 born South Lambeth), Journalist and Author. With his wife Ida Sarah Jefferson (age 40 born South Lambeth) and their three children; Haidee Annie Jefferson (age 17 born Forest Hill); Olga Roberta Louis Jefferson (age 10 born Southwick, Sussex); and Robert Louis Jefferson (age 7 born Sunderland).[2]

1914 'We regret to record the death on Monday at Melbourne of Mr. Robert Louis Jefferson, formerly of Claremont Road. Leamington. Mr. Jefferson, who was a well-known author, bad been for some years in delicate health — a circumstance which made it necessary for him to spend much of his time in warmer, climates than tho English. He was member of the Whitefriars Club.'[3]


1914 Obituary.[4]



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Sources of Information

  1. Sheffield Weekly Telegraph - Saturday 19 October 1895
  2. 1911 Census
  3. Leamington Spa Courier - Friday 04 September 1914
  4. The Autocar 1914/09/12