Angel family page
One branch of this family came to Jersey from Norfolk via central London and Guernsey, in the mid-19th century, and there were at least two other separate families which arrived at roughly the same time, one from Weymouth.
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Origins of surname
As might be expected, this name had its origins in the word 'angel' in the Middle Ages. It is derived from the Greek angelos, meaning 'messenger'. It was probably first given to someone of angelic temperament or appearance.
Two, or possibly three, different families appear in St Helier baptism records from the early 1840s onwards.
Births and baptisms
Great War service
- Frederick William Angell (1874- ) Petty Officer RN, HMS Vivid II