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Bienvenu family page

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Origins of surname

Bienvenu is French for 'welcome', and was originally a baptismal name for a child which was particularly welcomed by the family. It developed into a surname

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was There is only one baptism on record for the name in Jersey, for Louisa Mary, a foundling, who would have been welcomed into the hospital, or poorhouse, and baptised there


  • Bienvenu
  • Bienvenue, female equivalent, not known in Jersey

Family records


Church records


Family trees


Great War service

  • Victor Francois Bienvenu (1887- ) (Gr) son of Edward and Clementine, Gunner, RFA


Occupation records


Family wills

This will created by a member of the family is now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, date and reference number 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

  • Pierre Bienvenu, The Bungalow, Bel Royal - 15 October 1931, D/Y/A/92


Burial records

  • Bienvenu burial records 1867-1960: These records are taken from record books of the main undertaker in business during these years. Further undertakers' records can be found in the indexes contained in our Burial records section, as well as records for individual cemeteries. They will be added to individual family pages as time permits.

Family gravestones

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