Boielle family page
An unknown Mrs Boielle photographed in the early 20th century
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Origin of surname
We have not been able to find any information about the origin of the surname. It is just possible that it is a corruption of boissel - a small measure of corn.
The Boielle family arrived in Jersey with Huguenot refugee Jean, who married Elizabeth Sorel. Both the trees below are probably descendant lines from this Jean.
- Descendants of Jean Boielle
- Descendants of Louis Boielle
- Descendants of Jean Boielle - 2, although there are some differences in detail, this tree combines the two other trees
Great War service
- Alfred George Boielle (1881- ) (St H) son of Alfred George and Esther Louise Tuckett, Private, Labour Corps
- William Haddon Boielle (1880- ) (St H) son of James and Jeanne Marie Richardson, Sergeant RE
These wills created by members of the Boielle 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 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page
- Anne Boelle of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, £8 of the Order of the King 14 July 1835 - D/Y/A/23
- Ann Boielle of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier £1 - 24 June 1899, D/Y/A/58
- Edward Boielle, 56 David Place, St Helier - 29 August 1941, D/Y/A/108
- Pierre Boille of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, £4 of the order of the King 26 May 1792 - D/Y/A/15
- George Boielle, a lay reader, was in business at 62 King Street as a fancy toy dealer in the early 1860s. He was the father of ...
- ... Jean Boielle, whose wife Jane was in business further down the street at No 66 for a short time early in the 20th century ... and then moved next door to No 64