Details of CHRISTOPHER JEAFFRESON

Born: c1796

Died: 1870

Source: Chaplains in the HEIC 1805 to 1835 (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)

Biography: CHRISTOPHER JEAFFRESON matriculated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and graduated B.A. in 1816. He proceeded M.A. in 1828 when on furlough. He was appointed a Chaplain in 1821. He served at Quilon seven years. After his return from furlough he was sent to the Central Provinces, and was Chaplain to the Nagpore garrison at Kamptee for eight years. After that he served at Jaulnah for a year, and then finished his service at Cannanore on the west coast. He retired in 1839; He became Chaplain to the Edmonton Union in 1846, and retained this appointment till his death in 1870. (see also The Searles Family)