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Early Jeaffreson's England & St Kitts

Updated May 4, 2002

Gabrielle Slater
Stradishall Manor
The Street
Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8YW
United Kingdom

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I am researching my Jeaffreson forbares, being a descendent of the Jeaffresons of Dullingham. I can get no further back than Samuel Jeaffreson of Pettistree, Suffolk, born in the reign of Henry V111.I am trying to trace back from him, acknowledging that the original Norman name was Fitz-Geoffrey.
I have visited St Kitts, been to Samuel Jeaffresons grave and the remains of the Red Plantation. My information comes mainly from the privately published book, "The Jeaffreson Family" by Maria Therese Jeaffreson, in 1922 and from many notes made by my mother.

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  • Col John Jeaffreson (52 KB)
    Col John Jeaffeson born Pettistree about 1590 died 1660, holding the treaty of St Kitts. A small inset of the Hopewell in the top left corner. This picture is from Dullingham House.
  • Mary Parkyns (131 KB)
    Mary Parkyns first wife of John Jeaffreson, mother of Christopher of St Kitts and Dullingham and of Mary. This picture is from Dullingham.
  • The Red House Plantation (120 KB)
    Part of the Red House Plantation, 2002.
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