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Brine family page

This name, which is derived from the personal name Brian or Brien, was present in Jersey from the 1760s for about a century but then appears to have died out with the emigration of the main branch to Nova Scotia


The 1814 record of the baptism of Esther Brine in St Brelade

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Origins of surname

The surname is derived from the personal name Brian, or Brien, possibly introduced to England after the Norman Conquest of 1066.

Early records

The marriage of William Brine and Jeanne Le Quesne, who were the first couple to have children baptised from 1767, is not recorded in Jersey.


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  • Bryne

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Brine 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

  • Brine : Amelia Eliza , nee Weary, St Aubin, widow - 05/Mar/1934 , 05/Jan/1937 , D/Y/A/100/6
  • Brine : Charles , of Glen Rose, Janvrin Road, St Helier and formerly of Villa Griselda, Westmount, St Helier - 01/May/1968 , 04/Aug/1972 , D/Y/B1/178/31
  • Brine : Eliza Bishop , of St Brelade 26/08/1851 Bequeaths to the poor of St Brelade, 6 livres of old French currency - Unknown date , 06/Sep/1851 , D/Y/A/27/137
  • Brine : Florence Augusta , 16 Bath Street, St Helier - 13/Dec/1910 , 11/Apr/1924 , D/Y/A/84/55
  • Brine : Henry , of St Brelade, 6 livres of old French currency - Unknown date , 12/Aug/1854 , D/Y/A/28/77
  • Brine : Honor Mary , St Brelade, widow of Winter Philippe Le Brun - 05/Nov/1913 , 09/Feb/1917 , D/Y/A/76/20
  • Brine : John Charles , Glenrose, Janvrin Road, St Helier 16/06/1919 Bequeaths to Susan Pearce Stone for life the property Glenrose, reversion to Charles Brine - Unknown date , 21/Mar/1936 , D/Y/A/98/102
  • Brine : John Winter , High Street, St Aubin - 29/Jun/1926 , 09/Mar/1934 , D/Y/A/96/13
  • Brine : Marie Anne , of St Brelade, widow of Henry Le Tissier - 17/Feb/1850 , 30/Mar/1850 , D/Y/A/27/70


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