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Barney family page


Marguerite Mavis Barney, born in Jersey in 1911, died in 2001, having outlived her husband Alfred Alec Allo by 40 years

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Origins of surname

This surname is a diminuitive of Barnard or Bernard, which in turn derives from the Germanic personal name Bernhard, made up of bern = 'bear' and hard = 'brave, strong or hardy'.

Early records

The name first appears in Jersey church records from 1766 onwards, with the baptism of the children of Jean Barney and Susanne Le Gros at St Mary. They had nine children.


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These wills created by members of the Barney 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

  • Barney : Delina Jane , St Mary, widow of John Charles Blampied 12/05/1926 Desires to be buried in the churchyard of St John Bequeaths to the Surveillance of the Parish of St John 2 Obligations, Japanese Loan, of the value of £100 for the Organ Fund of St John Bequeaths to the poor of St Mary a Japanese Loan of the value of £100 - Unknown date , 11/Oct/1928 , D/Y/A/88/150
  • Barney : John Philip , St Mary 24/11/1894 Bequeaths to the poor of St Mary 10 shillings - Unknown date , 01/May/1912 , D/Y/A/71/44
  • Barney : Lelia Elvina , widow of Charles Lewis Trickey, of 3, Millais Park, Mont Millais, St Helier - 08/Jul/1969 , 20/Dec/1971 , D/Y/B1/168/23
  • Barney : Matilda Elizabeth , nee Lucas, of Lower Hutt, New Zealand - 29/Jul/1963 , 07/May/1969 , D/Y/B1/132/8
  • Barney : Raymond Henry , of St Clement - 17/Jan/1962 , 14/Feb/1962 , D/Y/B1/67/76

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