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Harry Aaron Mark Courtman, born 1867 in Jersey

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Origins of surname

This surname was given to someone who lived and worked at Court. Not a Royal establishment, but the residence of a lord of the manor.

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the marriage of John William Courtman, son of Aaron, and Priscilla Ann Kent, daughter of John, in St Martin in 1855. The couple had seven children baptised in the parish between 1856 and 1872

Variations

  • Courtman
  • Court
  • A'Court, separate Jersey family of French, rather than English origin

Family records

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Family wills


These wills created by members of the 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

  • Courtman: Sidney Arthur Thomas ,of 2, Prospect Cottages, Columbus Street, St Helier - 24/May/1972 , 24/May/1972 , D/Y/B1/174/49
  • Courtman: Sydney Arthur Courtman also known as Sydney Arthur James ,of Joan Cottage, No 5, Le Cappelain Cottages, St Peter - 17/May/1972 , 6/Oct/1978 , D/Y/B1/287/8


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Burial records


  • Courtman 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.


Family album

John Courtman was master of the Jersey ketch CECG in 1890 when The Star reported that he left for Corunna on 7 July, but had to turn back in a storm and lost his lower rigging. The ketch had reached about 15 miles to the WSW of the Hanois Lighthouse when the weather became so bad that Captain Courtman had to lay his vessel to. When the weather became worse he decided to run back to Guernsey for shelter, and lost his lower rigging en route

Family gravestones

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