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John Adolphus Corbel (1898- )

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Origins of surname

The name in its many variations is derived from the French for 'crow'

Early records

The first record in the Jersey church records is the baptism of Marguerite, daughter of Richard, in St Brelade in 1567


  • Corbel, 1274
  • Corbell, 1607
  • Corbault
  • Corbaux
  • Corbeil
  • Corbeille
  • Corbelle
  • Corbiaux
  • Corbelet
  • Corbelin
  • Corbelon

Family records


Family trees




Great War service

  • Arthur Philip Corbel (1891- ) (St J) son of Philip and Louisa Le Cornu,L-Cpl, Worcestershire Regiment
  • Clarence George Corbel (1894- ) (St H) son of Emile and Clara Harriet Cabot, Gunner, Royal Field Artillery
  • John Adolphus Corbel (1900- ) (St P) son of John and Henrietta, Private, Middlesex Regiment
  • Joseph Corbel (1877- ) (St H) son of Joseph and Mary, Private, RJGB
  • Medford Francis Corbel (St J), Private, Dorsetshire Regiment
  • Philip Walter Corbel (1872- ) (St J) son of Philip and Margaret, husband of Marie Louise, Sapper, RE
  • William E H Corbel (1892- ) (St H) son of Emile Paul and Clara Harriet Cabot, Sergeant, 15th King's Hussars, wounded


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Corbel 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 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Elizabeth Corbel 18 David Place, St Helier - 4 March 1933, D/Y/A/94
  • François Corbel of St Lawrence, desires to be buried in St Lawrence Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Lawrence, £24 of French currency 7 June 1822 - D/Y/A/19
  • Jane Corbel, Como Villa, Clarendon Road, St Helier, widow of Philippe Germain - 27 December 1906, D/Y/A/65
  • John Corbel, Beechvale, Herupe, St John - 5 April 1944, D/Y/A/112
  • Nancy Corbel of Trinity, now of St Helier, widow of Jean Guiton - 1 June 1877, D/Y/A/39

Family gravestones

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