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Charles Brasford Bird married Alice Mabel Le Petevin dit Le Roux in 1919, after returning from war service

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Origins of surname

The name is derived from the old English bridde, meaning a bird, and was originally given as a nickname to one thought to bear a fancied resemblance to a bird. This may have been from bright dress, or bright eyed and active, or perhaps to some one with a beautiful singing voice.

Early records

The name first appeared in Jersey records in 1812 with the baptism in St Helier of Anne Jane, daughter of John Bird and Mary


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Great War service

Sons of Charles Bird and Annie Florence Mary Brasford

  • Charles Brasford Bird (1895- ) (St H) husband of Alice Mabel Le Petevin dit Leroux, Sergeant, Devonshire Regiment
  • Edward Brasford Bird (1894- ) (St H) husband of Edith Aurelie de La Mare, Lieutenant, Hampshire Regiment, wounded


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