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Balston family page


The 1856 St Peter record of the baptism of William Balston, son of Thomas and Mary Ann

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Origins of surname

This family is believed to have been named after a lost village of the same name, probably in Devon, because of the numbers found in that county. It is said to be a corruption of Beald's valley or settlement (tun).

Early records

The name first appears in Jersey records in 1849.


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  • Balsdon

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Balston family members who served in World War 1

Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc Sons of Thomas and Marie Rose Loyer


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