Arthur Frederick Jeffreys
|Arthur Frederick Jeffreys|
|Born||7 April 1848|
|Died||14 February 1906(aged 57)|
Jeffreys was the son of Arthur Jeffreys, member of the New South Wales Legislative Council, who had emigrated to Australia in 1839. During his youth he was a successful cricketer with Hampshire and New South Wales.
He was elected to the House of Commons for Basingstoke in 1887, a seat he held until his death, and was admitted to the Privy Council in 1902. He served briefly under Arthur Balfour as Parliamentary Secretary to the Local Government Board from June to December 1905.
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]
- Cricket info
- Parliament of New South Wales - Information on father
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Arthur Jeffreys
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Basingstoke
1887 – 1906
Arthur Clavell Salter
Sir John Grant Lawson
|Parliamentary Secretary to the Local Government Board