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Jeffreys, George

William K. Kay

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/101287

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Jeffreys, George (1889–1962), revivalist and founder of the Elim Pentecostal church, was born at 24 Metcalfe Street, Maesteg, Glamorgan, south Wales, on 28 February 1889. His father, Thomas Jeffreys (d. 1895), was a coalminer who, with his wife, Keziah, née Brown, daughter of a Baptist minister, had eight sons of whom five died young. The family attended ...

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