JEFFRIES, Florence Helen

1865 - 1951

Florence Helen Jeffries was born at Woodbridge, Suffolk on 8 October and baptised on 12 November 1865, daughter of Alfred Jeffries, a substantial moulding manufacturer, and his wife Caroline née Thompson, who married at Ufford, Suffolk in 1861. In 1881, a 15 year old scholar, living at Thoroughfare, Woodbridge with her parents, 50 year old Alfred and 42 year old Caroline, with her elder brother William A. 18, who worked for his father. As Miss F. H. Jeffries, she exhibited from 261 Lavender Hill, Clapham, London, at the Woodbridge Industrial & Art Exhibition at the Lecture Hall, Woodbridge in April 1887, three oil paintings 'Still Life', 'Don't be Greedy' and 'Portrait'. She married at Wandworth, London in 1887, Clement Theodore Blunden (1856-1922), an assistant examiner in R.L.B., and in 1901 were living at 7 Hamilton Terrace, Twickenham, London with 44 year old husband and their four children, Edith Caroline 12, Constance Maud 10, Nellie Florence 8 and Alfred Clement 5, all born at Battersea, London. In 1939 a widow living at 9 Park Drive, Barnes, Surrey with her unmarried daughter Constance Maud (born 6 October 1890). Florence died in Surrey in 1951.