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Cristin family page


The Cristin family of St Lawrence harvesting potatoes in about 1900

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Origin of Surname

The Cristin surname has been traced back at least to the mid 16th century in Jersey. It is thought to derive from the baptismal and family name Christian.

Early records

The family has been recorded in Jersey since the late 16th century

Family records


Family trees




Great War service

Sons of Josue Helier Cristin and Ada Jane Ogier

  • Clarence Henry Cristin (1897- ) (St L) Sapper RE
  • Joshua Ogier Cristin (1896- ) (St L) Lieutenant, Royal Sussex Regiment


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Cristin 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

  • Jean Cristin of St John 28 January 1837 - D/Y/A/24
  • Josué Cristin - 16 December 1919, D/Y/A/79
  • Philippe Cristin of St John, bequeaths to the poor of St John 10s - 30 October 1900, D/Y/A/59
  • Philppe Cristin, St Ouen - 11 June 1932, D/Y/A/93


  • Cristin, 1607
  • Cristian
  • Christian
  • Chretien
  • Chrestien dit Bonespoir, 1580

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Family gravestones

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