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Jeffery Atkins

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Henry Jeffery Atkins (September 3, 1919 - March 19, 2001) was a noted British magician. He is cited as a major force in the International Brotherhood of Magicians British Ring, for which he was honorary secretary and convention organizer for many years. He also served a term as international president of the IBM.

Performing Mummy Levitation

As a performer he specialized in revivals or re-creations of antique magic.

He is commemorated through the Jeffery Atkins memorial lecture held at the annual convention of the British Ring of the IBM.


  • Magic Medley: The Jeffery Atkins Lecture, (New Orleans) (1971)
  • Cover story in Genii Magazine, Vol. 42 No. 8, Aug. (1978)


There is occasionally confusion over the spelling of Atkins's name and you will see it occasionally as Jeffrey.