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Origins of surname

From the old Norse word Kross, this surname referred to someone living near a roadside cross, at crossroads, or someone who carried the cross during a religious procession

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Antoine, son of Walter Cross, in St Brelade in 1718


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Cross 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

  • Ann Cross widow, of St Helier 7 February 1767 - D/Y/A/11
  • Albert Cross, Beauverd, Millbrook, St Lawrence, 11 May 1931, D/Y/A/91
  • Elizabeth Cross, widow, of Bristol, England, temporarily of Jersey - 2 April 1883, D/Y/A/43
  • Hannah Cross of Exeter Co Devonshire, England, now of St Saviour - 1 April 1867, D/Y/A/33
  • Walter Cross - 23 March 1881, D/Y/A/41


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