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.
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.
Births and baptisms
Great War service
- Charles Brine (1889- ) (St H) son of John Charles and Susan, Gunner, Royal Field Artillery