A E Jervis-Smith

Associated with Ethnology collections

Widow of Reverend Frederick John Jervis-Smith (1848-1911), Millard Lecturer in Mechanics at Trinity College, Oxford. He was an inventor and physicist with an interest in world travel and anthropology. His widow donated items to Somerset Museums in 1911 and 1913.

Mother of Major (Lieut) EJ,Jervis-Smith from in the Royal Field Artillery. Lived in Weston-Super-Mare.

Source: Dictionary of National Biography 'Missing Persons' and SAHNS records.

A E, Jervis-Smiths adress - Bathamley house, Lymmington.
Later - 21 Severn road, Weston-Super-Mare.

A E Jervis-Smith donated mostly Indian and Tibetan objects but also items form China, South Africa, New Zealand and Fiji, these were part of her husbands collection (Rev FJ Smith). They were originally donated to Tauton Museum in 1911 before being bought by Liverpool Museum in 1942.
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