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Pioneer aviator Henry Biard

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Origin of surname

The origins of Biard are French. It is a variant of bigard, meaning a little garden attached to a house, from the Latin bigardium. It indicates someone who lived in a house with a garden or even in the garden itself.

Early records

Jersey's original Biards arrived in the late 17th century, probably as Huguenot refugees from nearby Normandy, where variations of the name can be found in records dating back to the 13th century.

Family records


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Great War service

Old Victorian sons of Raymond Gabriel Camille Biard and Lucy Constance Georgina Delamain

  • Ernest John Biard (1882- ) (St B) son of Philip and Susan Mary , Mercantile Marine
  • Philip John Biard (1887- ) (St P) son of Philip and Harriet, Private, Wiltshire Regiment


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Biard 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

  • Biard : David , of St Helier 08/04/1806 Desires to be buried in St Helier's Cemetery Bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, £10 of the order, makes bequests of funds in England - Unknown date , 10/Nov/1806 , D/Y/A/17/28
  • Biard : Elizabeth Marie , of St Brelade - 23/Apr/1763 , 07/Jul/1763 , D/Y/A/11/17
  • Biard : Elsie Marie , widow of Harry Jones, of Berkleigh, Tabor Lane, St Brelade - 17/Dec/1970 , 18/Dec/1980 , D/Y/B1/337/35
  • Biard : Ernest John , of Haute Place Cottage, St Peter - 06/Nov/1965 , 09/Mar/1966 , D/Y/B1/95/45
  • Biard : Isaac , ... - 30/Oct/1739 , 17/Nov/1739 , D/Y/A/7/24
  • Biard : Percy Marks , of Westlyn, Petite Route des Mielles, St Brelade - 18/Feb/1969 , 12/Apr/1979 , D/Y/B1/298/17
  • Biard : Philip Ernest , of Church Hall Cottage, St Brelade - 08/Jul/1969 , 08/Jul/1969 , D/Y/B1/134/9

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