Boniface

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Origins of surname

This surname can be of English, French or Italian origin. Its meaning was originally 'good destiny', which changed over time to 'doer of good deeds'. No fewer than nine Popes chose this name for themselves after they were elected

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Lydia Jane Boniface, daughter of Ben and Elizabeth, in St Helier in 1838. The surname came to Jersey from England, not from France

Variations

  • Boniface


Family records

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Church records



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Family trees


Two different Thomas


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Great War service


No service records available


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Occupation records



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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

  • Susannah Boniface of High Street, St Aubin - 11 December 1899, D/Y/A/58


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Burial records


  • Boniface 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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