Walter Jeggo (1874-1943) and Descendants

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Sources:   GRO indexes;
parish registers for Lilleshall, Sheriffhales and Wombridge;
(81c) 1881 Census for Sheriffhales, Shropshire;
(fr) "The Family Register";
(gol) the will of Golden Jeggo and its execution;
(jac) letter dated 2/1981 from Jack Jeggo to Barbara & Roy Jeggo;
(jrj) John Jeggo - information about Jack and his descendants and others;
(roy) Roy Jeggo - information about Charlie and his descendants.

A family photo (70 KB)

complete photo -
A Shooting Party
ca. 1910
(100 KB)

On this page Newport and Wellington are the ones in Shropshire.

Numbers at the start of lines represent generations.

5 Walter Jeggo, son of Charles & Sarah Jeggo
+ q2/1902 @ Rugby (GRO ref: 6d 921)
   Mary (Polly) Shotton d 4/9/1970 bur 7/9/1970 @ Hadley age 91
   6 Elizabeth Mabel Jeggo b 22/12/1902 @ Wellington, bap 25/1/1903 @ Wombridge,
         died age 16 months (jac) q2/1904 @ Wellington (GRO ref: 6a 457)
   6 Charles William Jeggo b 18/2/1904 @ Wellington, bap 23/3/1904 @ Wombridge, d age 59 @ Shrewsbury
            res Portslade, Sussex in 1932, res St. Albans later, apprentice @ Sankey's, Hadley
   + 9/6/1932 @ High Ercall Parish Church (nr Wellington)
      Dorothy Mabel Parton b 15/3/1908 @ Condover, Shropshire, d 24/9/1993 @ Harpenden, Herts
      7 Margaret Jeggo b 7/1/1934 @ Shoreham, Sussex, d q1/1934 @ Steyning (GRO ref: 2b 471)
      7 Roy Jeggo b 17/8/1935 @ Brighton, engineer then purchasing manager for the de Havilland aircraft company,
               (which became, successively, Hawker Siddeley Dynamics, then British Aerospace)
      +(i) 3/6/1957 @ St. Albans
         Kathleen (Kay) Mary Howard b 20/6/1936 @ St. Pancras, d ?10/1971 @ St. Albans
         8 Stephen Charles Jeggo b 29/5/1967, teacher, res Melksham, Wilts
         + 22/10/1994 @ Melksham
            Elizabeth Lewandowska b 29/9/1966
            9 Roman Paul Roy Golden Jeggo 17/4/1998 @ Frome, Somerset
         8 Kim Louise Jeggo b 29/1/1970, hairdresser, res Cairns, Australia
      +(ii) 12/4/1973 @ St. Albans
         Barbara Anne Clark b 5/6/1947 @ Welwyn Garden City
   6 Eva Jeggo b 16/6/1905 @ Wellington, bap 9/7/1905 @ Wombridge
   + q4/1931 (GRO Wellington 6a 1660)
      George Espley, solicitor, res Wellington
      7 Roger Espley, solicitor, res Wellington, d 2001
      + Jennifer
      7 Brian Espley, auctioneer, res Market Drayton
      + Cynthia
   6 Jack Jeg go b 28/12/1906 @ Wellington, bap 31/1/1907 @ Wombridge, d 11/11/1991 @ Wellington, bur 19/11/1991 @ Hadley;  apprentice @ Sankey's, Hadley; carpenter/joiner/builder for much of his life;  res Hadley    Photo of Jack's
descendants
   + q4/1933 @ Wellington (GRO ref: 6a 1666)
      Eileen Daisy Astbury b 12/3/1915 @ Oakengates?, d 1977 @ Wellington
      7 Patricia (Pat) Mary Jeggo b 13/9/1935 @ Shrewsbury (Cross Houses)
      + 1961 @ Hadley
         Terry Martin 5/6/1934 @ Madeley
      7 John Ralph Jeggo b 26/8/1938 @ Hadley, design engineer, res Newport, hobbies marquetry and chess
      + 1968 @ Donnington
         Patricia (Pat) Tickle b 8/3/1944 @ Stoke on Trent
         8 Scott John Jeggo b 31/1/1973 @ Wellington, quality engineering team leader @ GKN Sankey, res Market Drayton
         + 28/07/2006 @ Chetwynd church
            Claire Frances Davies, b 27/05/1981 @ Munster, Germany; microbiologist at Muller yogurts
            9 Freya May Jeggo b 30/12/2007 @ Shrewsbury Maternity
            9 Thomas Edward Jeggo b 1/10/2009
         8 Emma Patricia Jeggo b 26/10/1979 @ Shrewsbury
   6 Ralph Jeggo b 13/1/1910 @ Wellington, d 9/3/1994 @ Bristol, brewery trade [photos - 98 KB]
   + 22/12/1944 @ Romford Register Office
      Dorothy May Lowe b 2/1/1910 , d 9/3/1991 @ Bristol, teacher
      7 Christopher Ralph Jeggo b 4/12/1946 @ Wellington, scientist, res Woking
      + 21/3/1970 @ St Peters Church, Heswall, Cheshire
         Lynette Isabel Wilkie b 6/4/1948 @ Bebington, Cheshire, scientific editor
         8 Michael Paul Jeggo b 20/4/1978 @ Aldershot, M.Sci., Ph.D. (chemistry, Cantab)
         8 William Ralph Jeggo b 17/9/1980 @ Aldershot, read computer science @ Leeds Univ., teaching English in Taiwan
      7 Marian Elizabeth Jeggo b 9/6/1949 @ Market Drayton, teacher, res Bristol & Avon
      + 14/4/1973 @ St. Andrew's Church, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire
         Robert Pendrell b 4/1/1949 @ Wolverhampton, lecturer, businessman, d 1/5/2002
         8 Michael John Pendrell b 25/11/1979 @ Bristol
         8 Rebecca Pendrell b 9/6/1981 @ Bristol
   6 Dorothy Leah Jeggo b 31/8/1913 @ Wellington, bap 28/9/13 @ Wombridge, d ~1999 @ Nairobi, Kenya
   + q3/1944 @ Wellington     [wedding photo]
      Ron Pirie
      7 Robert Pirie, res Kenya
   6 Ethel May Jeggo b 16/6/1917 (±2 days) @ Wellington, d 3/1968
   + 30/11/1942 @ Hadley Parish Church
      Albert (Bert) Smith b 21/2/1909(1908?), d ~6/1974, electrician @ Donnington army depot
      7 Carolyn Mary ("Mick") Smith 21/6/1943 @ Wellington, res Earlsferry, Leven, Fife since 1997
      + 12/6/1965 @ Wellington Parish Church
         Hugh Eric McEachran b 3/7/1941 @ Perth?, Scotland, d 17/2/1994 @ Glasgow
         8 Simon Andrew McEachran b 26/11/1966 @ Glasgow
         8 Joanna May McEachran b 12/6/1968 @ Glasgow
         +
            David Allchurch b 9/12/1965?6
            9 Isobel May Allchurch b 8/12/1998
            9 Hannah Lucy Allchurch b 8/8/2000
         8 Matthew Neil McEachran b 30/7/1973 @ Glasgow


Details of Individuals

Christopher ("Chris") Ralph Jeggo (1946 - )

Education:
Adams Grammar School, Newport, 1957-58
Burton Grammar School, Staffs, 1958-64
St. Catherine's College, Oxford, 1964-71, MA & DPhil in physics
Royal Holloway & Bedford New College (Univ. of London), Egham, 1997-99 (part-time), MSc in Discrete & Applicable Mathematics

Occupation:
Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Dept. of Applied Physics, Univ. of Hull, 1971-74
Scientist in UK Ministry of Defence 1974-89, mainly at Royal Aircraft/Aerospace Establishment, Farnborough
EASAMS Defence Consultancy (1989-2010)   (became BAE SYSTEMS Defence Consultancy)
Retired

Residences:
1946-70 Same as Ralph Jeggo
1970-71 19 Staverton Road, Oxford
1971-74 116 Park Lane, Cottingham, Hull
1974-84 4 Carlyon Close, Mytchett, Surrey, GU16 6JQ
1984-94 45 Waverley Drive, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 9PE
1994-... 27 York Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 7XH

Interests:
Music: CD's, concert-going, piano playing
Cycling: member of West Surrey Cyclists' Touring Club


Ralph Jeggo (1910 - 1994)

Born 13/2/1910 @ Wombridge

Education:
192?-2? Adams Grammar School, Newport

Occupation:
Ralph worked for Marston, Thompson and Evershed, Ltd., brewers of Burton upon Trent, all his life, rising from clerk to manager of tied houses, apart from service in the Royal Air Force during WWII as a Link trainer instructor.

Residences:
191?-34 19 High Street, Hadley, Shropshire
1934-?? Burton upon Trent, Staffs
19??-?? Winchester
194?-57 39 Longslow Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire
1957-58 The Flat, 3 Lower Bar, Newport
1958-65 16 Rosemount Road, Burton upon Trent, Staffs
1965-81 158 Queens Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire
1981-94 43 Swallow Park, Thornbury, Avon, BS12 1LS

Interests:
Sport: football, rowing (Burton Leander RC), badminton, tennis and ...
Cycling: committee member, Shropshire District Association of the Cyclists' Touring Club

"Mr. R. Jeggo, who, with a few enthusiasts, founded the DA in 1928, is leaving the district, and he will be much missed by his associates. He has held several offices, and has been a hard worker for the D.A. ever since its inception. The committee's high appreciation of his services has been placed on record, and the thanks and good wishes of the Association go with him in his new sphere of activity." - "C.T.C. Gazette", August 1934

"The D.A. committee have presented a camera to Mr. R. Jeggo, who recently left the district." - "C.T.C. Gazette", December 1934


Walter Jeggo (1874-1943)

Born:  12/3/1874 (fr) @ Lillyhurst, Sheriffhales (81c), bap 28/3/1875 @ Sheriffhales, son of Charles & Sarah Jeggo.
Died:  12/12/1943 @ Hadley (Wellington), bur 15/12/1943 @ Hadley
Occupation:
Master butcher, Oakengates (Ralph's birth cert. 1910)
Steel worker at Sankey's, The Castle, Hadley (jrj) (labourer, Charles's marriage cert. 1932)
Residences:
Pretoria Terrace, Oakengates (Charles's birth cert.1904)
Slaney St., Oakengates (Ralph's birth cert.1910)
19 High Street, Hadley

Mary (Polly) Shotton

The following information is from (jac).

Father:  William Shotton, res Lilleshall, bricklayer on the Duke of Sutherland's estate;
              (Polly's eldest son, Charles William, was named after him.)

Brother:  Jack

Sisters:  Julia and Kit

Jack had two daughters, Gladys and Ethel (info from Ralph Jeggo, ~1992)

Julia married Bob Bullock and they lived at Rugby, where he worked in stables where polo ponies were bred.  They had four sons:  Bob, Aleck, Cecil and Harold, and went to seek their fortune in America.  Julia and the boys returned but Bob stayed, and did indeed make a fortune out of property and breeding polo ponies.  Later, the boys went back to America and were educated at Yale.

Occupation:  in service at Woodcote Hall (the estate, adjacent to Lilleshall, on which Tom Jeggo was a gamekeeper) (jrj)