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Barbier family page


Ship and insurance broker Philip Barbier was in business in Mulcaster Street in the mid-19th century

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Origin of surname

This is a French name which translates into English as 'barber', who, in early times combined the functions of surgeon and hairdresser.

Early Jersey records

This name, which is very common in Normandy with and without the prefix 'Le', probably came to Jersey from the nearby coast of France in the mid-16th century.


  • Barbier
  • Le Barbier
  • Barber, probably a separate family with different origins, but included on this page in the absence of sufficient information to create a separate page

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Barbier/Barber families are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Marie Barber, daughter of Thomas of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, £4 of the order, desires to be buried in St Helier's Cemetery 20 December 1800 - D/Y/A/16
  • Thomas Barber of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, £8 tournois of the order of the King, to his 5 children a house and property in the suburbs of London 12 September 1794 - D/Y/A/15
  • Amice Barbier of St Mary, bequeaths to the poor of St Mary, £6 of the order 7 January 1815 - D/Y/A/18
  • Elizabeth Barbier, widow of Jacques Le Gros, bequeaths to the poor of St John, £16 tournois of the order of the King 14 July 1781 - D/Y/A/13
  • Jean Barbier of St Ouen, desires to be buried in St Ouen's Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Ouen, £4 5 May 1855 - D/Y/A/28
  • Philip Barbier, Oakfield, St Saviour - 26 April 1911, D/Y/A/70
  • Robert Barbier, 46 Val Plaisant - 17 February 1927, D/Y/A/87

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