Brake

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The St Helier record of the baptism of Henry Thomas Brake in 1820

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Origins of surname

The name originates with braec, a derivative of brecan old English for 'break', signifying someone living by newly cultivated land, or in a sheltered place

Early records

The name first appears in Jersey records in the 1820s

Variants

  • Brake
  • de Brake
  • Braki
  • de Brach

Family records

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Family trees



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Births and baptisms



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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Brake 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

  • Robert Brake of St Helier - 24 November 1898, D/Y/A/57
  • Ellen Brake, 2 Victoria Terrace, James Road, St Helier, widow of John Martinson Fullam - 11 August 1934, D/Y/A/96

Family gravestones

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