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Buhot gravestone in Almorah cemetery

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Origins of surname

This name comes from the old French 'buhot', meaning pipe or conduit. In Normandy it signified a pipe made from horn, metal or wood in which reapers kept their sharpening stones, so the name was probably applied to a reaper. However, there are also a number of communes and smaller inhabited areas in the Calvados department of Normandy with this name, perhaps referring back to an ancient system of pipes.

Early records

The Buhot family arrived in Jersey in the mid-19th century from the nearby Normandy coast and settled in Grouville and St Saviour. The name is recorded in the island as du Buhot as early as the 14th century.


  • Buhot
  • du Buhot 1331, 1309

Family records


Births and baptisms


Great War service

  • Francois Auguste Bienaime Buhot (1893- ) son of Bienaime and Marie, Matelot, French Navy, drowned in Dunkerque Harbour
  • Peter Buhot (1900- ) (Gsy) Jersey resident, Able Seaman, Mercantile Marine, Ketch Alabama, wrecked and saved


Family wills

This will created by a member of the Buhot 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 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Buhot : Jeanne Marie or Jeanne Marie Francoise , wife of Stanley Ingham Stark, of 1, The Green, Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire , - 18/Mar/1974 , 23/May/1977 , D/Y/B1/259/3
  • Buhot : Maxime , ... - 09/Mar/1878 , 02/Jul/1898 , D/Y/A/57/56


Burial records

Family gravestones

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