Battrick family page
Georgina May Battrick (1900-1969) said she was 18 in 1916 to work in a munitions factory in England
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Origins of surname
This name is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and derives from the Old English male personal name 'Beaduric', composed of the elements beadu, battle, with ric, power. The modern surname, which can be found in various forms in England , is rare. The original name is also found in two English placenames, Battersea in London, recorded as 'Badoricesheah' in 695, and meaning 'Beaduric's Island', and Bethersden in Kent, recorded as 'Baedericesdaenne' in the Domesday Book of 1086, and meaning 'Beaduric's (swine) pasture'.
The name does not appear in Jersey records until 1838, when John, the son of Robert and Elizabeth Gumbrell, was baptised in St Brelade. His brother Thomas was baptised there two years later.
Robert and Elizabeth came to Jersey from Bere Regis, Dorset, where Robert's ancestry can be traced back several generations to another Robert (1640- ) who arrived in Dorset from Ireland.
Births and baptisms
Battrick family members who served in World War 1
- Percy Battrick (1894-1918) (St H)son of Walter James and Mary Jane Palmer, husband of Ellen Maud Hearne, Able Seaman, Mercantile Marine, ss Normandy, died when ship sank after being torpedoed in English Channel
- Alfred Battrick (1878- ) (St H) son of Thomas and Mary Jane May, Rifleman, King's Royal Rifle Corps
- Thomas Elias Battrick (1898- ) (St H) son of Thomas and Henrietta Le Bailly, Private RE
- Georgina May Battrick (1900-1969) daughter of George Frederick and Mary Jane Foott, lied about her age in 1916 to work in munitions factory
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- Albert Battrick, 3 Devon Cottages, Hansford Lane, Jersey - 6 February 1946, D/Y/A/115
- Thomas Battrick - 7 February 1893, D/Y/A/52
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