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Barnett family page


Jessie Barnett, 1874-1929, daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Fleming

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Origins of surname

This is an early Anglo-Saxon name, derived either from the personal name Bernhard, but probably more likely from 'baernet', meaning land cleared by burning.

Early records

The name is found in 18th century Jersey records as Barnet, and then from about 1814 onwards as Barnett


  • Barnet
  • Barnett
  • Barnatt
  • Burnet
  • Burnett

Family records


Church records


Family trees


Occupation records


Great War service

  • George Edward Barnett (St H) Company Quartermaster Sergeant RJGB
  • Henry Thomas George Barnett (1880- ) (St H) son of Henry and Caroline Ann Collins, Leading Seaman RN, HMS Revenge
  • John Barnett (1892- ) (Botley, Hants) living St Helier, Ordinary Seaman RN, HMS Princess Royal


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Barnett family 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 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Barnett : Elsa Rhoda , of 23, Dorset Street, St Helier - 04/Nov/1980 , 04/Nov/1980 , D/Y/B1/334/15
  • Barnett : Jack Ben , of Calle San Jaime, 51/52, Vilasar de Mar, Barcelona, Spain - 08/Sep/1978 , 02/May/1980 , D/Y/B1/322/2
  • Barnett : John , of Carlton Cottage, Grouville and formerly of Grouville Post Office, Grouville - 12/Oct/1948 , 22/May/1973 , D/Y/B1/190/40
  • Barnett : Laurie Simon , of Calle San Jaime 51/52, Vilasar de Mar, Barcelona, Spain - 14/Aug/1978 , 07/Feb/1979 , D/Y/B1/293/34
  • Barnett : Owen , of Nyali Estate, Box 83094, Mombassa, Republic of Kenya - 11/Nov/1977 , 18/May/1979 , D/Y/B1/300/25
  • Barnett : Reginald Henry Thomas , of Overdale Hospital, St Helier - 12/May/1972 , 12/May/1972 , D/Y/B1/174/21

Family album

The Barnett family in 1912: Gladys Rosina Barnett (1902-2000) died at Le Bourg, St Clement. She is pictured here with her sisters Elsa and Gracie, brother Leonard, and parents James and Rhoda, nee Minchin

Family gravestones

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