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Beslievre family page

This family has been present in Jersey since the middle of the 19th century and remains there today


The 1840 baptism of Eliza Beslievre in St Helier is the first family record found in Jersey

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Origins of surname

We have no information on the derivation of this surname which is still present in Jersey today. It is a French name and lievre=hare probably has something to do with the origin.

Early records

The first baptism record is that of Eliza Mary Beslievre in 1840, the daughter of Louis Adolphe and Marie Jeanne Le Canu.

Alfred Peter (or possibly Peter Alfred) Beslievre was born in 1887 to Mary Eugenie Besselievre (1845- ), who lived with, but appears not to have been married to Desire Le Mauviot (see tree below).


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