Beckford

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Margaret Angel Mary Le Neveu, photographed in 1941 at the age of 19 for her Occupation identity card application. She was clearly doing her best, as did most islanders who were forced to comply with the Germans' requirements, to look as bored and disinterested as she could. Jersey people never smiled for their identity card photographs. Margaret married Harry Albert Le Neveu the following year

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Origins of surname

The name is derived from 'Becca's Ford', from a personal name of unknown origin.

Early records

This family came to Jersey from Wargrave in Berkshire. Jabez Mason Beckford and his wife Caroline had seven children baptised in St Martin from 1867 to 1881. There were two earlier baptisms in the 1830s in St Helier but that family did not become established.

Variations

  • Beckford

Family records

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Church records



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Family trees



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Great War service


Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc

Sons of Charles James Beckford and Marie Louise, nee Rebours

  • Alfred John Beckford (1897-1956) (St S) , Private, Dorset Regiment, wounded
  • Charles William Beckford (1896-1973) (St S), Sapper RE


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Occupation records



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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Beckford 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

Beckford

  • Beckford : Daisy Violet , wife of Marcel Louis Auguste Le Verdier, of Le Menage es Cerfs, Leoville, St Ouen - 12/Feb/1970 , 05/Aug/1975 , D/Y/B1/226/20
  • Beckford : John William , of 9, Clare Cottages, Clare Street, St Helier - 26/Apr/1971 , 26/Apr/1971 , D/Y/B1/158/16
  • Beckford : Lily May , wife of Reginald Clement Ahier, of 14, Journeaux Street, St Helier - 13/Apr/1970 , 13/Apr/1970 , D/Y/B1/144/7
  • Beckford : William Edwin , of Wishome, Grands Vaux, St Helier Bequeaths to Sarah Ann Abbott, his wife and after her death, to Peter Noel, the property known as Wishome - 08/Jun/1954 , 21/Mar/1955 , D/Y/B1/29/9

Beckford-Ball

  • Beckford-Ball : John Arthur , of Les Cinq Terres, Chemin du Moulin, St Ouen - 16/Dec/1967 , 18/Nov/1974 , D/Y/B1/214/12
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