James Jeffreys 1649/50-1689
James JEFFREYS or JEFFRIES 1649/50-1689
Son of John Jeffreys of Acton, Denbighshire, gentleman. BA Jesus College, Oxford 1669, MA 1672, BD 1679, DD 1673. Prebendary of Canterbury 1682, vicar of Chartham, Kent 1686.
Jeffreys bequeathed £20-worth of books to Canterbury Cathedral Library, and £20 to Jesus College for books. 61 books were chosen for Canterbury. Examples: Canterbury Cathedral Library W/B-3-19, W/D-4-14, W/P-7-29.
- David Shaw, Canterbury Cathedral Library provenances.
- Foster, J., Alumni Oxonienses, Oxford, 1891.
- Ramsay, N. The Cathedral Archives and Library in P. Collinson (ed), A history of Canterbury Cathedral, Oxford, 1995, 341-407, p.386.