Biles

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This is a very early English surname, but it did not arrive in Jersey until the mid-19th century. The family was prominent in equestrianism in the 20th century and owned Pomme d'Or Farm, including a large field known as Biles Field, at First Tower, The field was used for grazing horses, but now Pomme d'Or Farm housing estate has been built on it


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Charlie Biles driving a horse-drawn van in 1964

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Origins of surname

This is a very early old English surname, which started as Bile, derived from the old word meaning a bill or beak or a bird. The name was either given to someone who lived on the top of a hill or was a nickname for somebody with prominent features. The form Biles originally meant 'son of Bile'.

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  • Bile
  • Biles

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