Balston

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The marriage certificate of Bertha Austin and John Williams in 1907. Bertha was baptised Bertha Mabel Balston in Jersey in 1881, but after they moved to Wales, her father appears to have adopted his second forename, Austin, as the family name between 1891 and 1901

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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.

Variants

  • Balston
  • Balstone
  • 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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