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Origins of surname

This surname, a derivatie of Cage, was applied to somebody who made cages, for birds or small animals. It could also have referred to someone who was responsible for keeping people in a cage - a jailer

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of William Cager, son of William and Jeanne Le Masurier, in St Clement in 1808. The couple had seven further children baptised in the parish over the next 18 years


  • Cager
  • Cage

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Cager 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

  • Selina Cager, 2 Devonshire Place, St Helier - 16 March 1932, D/Y/A/92
  • Thomas Cager, 2 Devonshire Place, St Helier - 6 February 1942, D/Y/A/109
  • Thomas Cager, St Clement - 7 July 1921, D/Y/A/81


Burial records

  • Cager burial records 1867-1960: These records are taken from record books of the main undertaker in business during these years. Further undertakers' records can be found in the indexes contained in our Burial records section, as well as records for individual cemeteries. They will be added to individual family pages as time permits.

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