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Bouchere family page


The 1873 St Lawrence record of the baptism of Susan Jane Bouchere

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Origins of surname

Although boucher is French for butcher, this surname is believed to be derived from buis, French for the box plant.

Early records

The Bouchere family in Jersey appears to have originated in Moselle, in the north-east of France, and to have no connection with Leboucher of Normandy


  • Bouchéré

It is not clear which of these names is a variation of Bouchéré, which is properly spelt with two accents.

  • Boucher
  • Boucheres
  • Bouchereau
  • Boucherot
  • Boucheron
  • Leboucher, found in Normandy

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Great War service


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Bouchere 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 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Bouchere : Elizabeth Mary , wife of Patrick Joseph Hardiman, of St Patrick, Palm Grove, Mont a l'Abbe, St Helier - 03/Apr/1978 , 03/Apr/1978 , D/Y/B1/276/27
  • Bouchere : Emile Felix , 3 Queens Road, St Helier - 20/Dec/1921 , 04/Apr/1923 , D/Y/A/83/40
  • Bouchere : Emile John , 2 Croydon Villas, Cleveland Road, St Helier - 14/Oct/1903 , 01/May/1904 , D/Y/A/63/11
  • Bouchere : Florence Maud , widow of Joseph Albert Hodgeson, of Home Farm, Grouville and formerly of Faldouet Farm, Faldouet, St Martin - 20/May/1957 , 09/Oct/1968 , D/Y/B1/125/4


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