Carpenter family page
This Grouville register page contains the record of the marriage of Thomas Carpenter and Sara Helier in 1713
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Origins of surname
As might be expected, this surname was originally given to a wood worker, a carpenter, or charpentier in French.
A number of immgrant Carpenter soldiers and others from the south of England married Jersey girls in the first half of the 19th century, but the first record is that of the marriage of Thomas and Sara Helier in Grouville in 1713, followed by the baptism of their daughter Sara two years later.
- Le Carpentier
Births and baptisms
Great War service
This will created by a member of the Carpenter 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
- Samuel Carpenter, 3 Richmond Villas, Green Street, St Helier - 6 September 1935, D/Y/A/98
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