D'Authreau

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Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the d'Authreau family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of d'Authreau, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

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From August 2020 we have started adding records from non-Anglican churches, and this process will continue as more records, held by Jersey Archive, are digitised and indexed. Our database now includes buttons enabling a search within registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These records will automatically appear within the results of any search made from this page.

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Jean Jacques d'Authreau (seated left) and members of his family

Origin of surname

Although presumably of French origin, we have found nothing which gives a clue to the derivation of this name.

Early records

The first d'Authreau on record in Jersey is Jean Jacques Dauthereau, who was born in Bordeaux, and came to the island in the early 19th century. His father was Joseph Marie Dauthreau, a Parisien, the son of Claude.

Jean Jacques was married first to Marie Adeline Lacouture in 1818, and it appears that their two children, Jeanne Erminie (1819- ) and Catherine Cora Octavie (1820- ) came to Jersey with their father because Jeanne married Philippe Gruchy. Jean Jacques married for a second time in Jersey in 1832. The name of his wife is something of a mystery because she is shown in the St Helier marriage register as Marie Brown, but the baptism register shows the births of three children to Jean Jacques and Mary Ann Pluck in 1832, 1834 and 1836.

Variations

  • d'Authreau
  • Dauthreau
  • Dauthereau

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War service

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Christian d'Authreau (second left)and fellow members of a Maxim gun crew


Six members of the family served in the Armed Forces in or just after the First World War. There were two sets of three brothers Frederick Powell, Christian Harold and William Victor d'Authreau, and their cousins Charles John, Edward George and Frederick James d'Authreau.

The elder brother of Frederick, Christian and William - Edward Joseph d'Authreau - served in South Africa in the second Boer War from 1899 to 1902.

Christian was one of the mainstays of the Jersey Company which joined the Royal Irish Rifles, being promoted to Company Sergeant Major and later serving in the 2nd Battalion of the Hampshire Regiment. He was wounded in active service, mentioned in despatches and awarded the French Medaille Militaire in May 1917.

Sons of Jean Jacques d'Authreau and Fanny Britenden Healey


Sons of William Victor d'Authreau and Jane Rachel Renouf

  • Charles John d'Authreau (1896- ) (St H), Sapper, RE
  • Edward George d'Authreau (St H) Aircraft Mechanic RAF
  • Frederick James d'Authreau (1903- ) (St H) Boy Artificer RN, HMS Fisgard

Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc


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Family wills


These wills created by members of the d'Authreau 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

  • d'Authreau : Adele Elizabeth , of The Warren, Gorey, St Martin - 21/Apr/1964 , 14/May/1965 , D/Y/B1/86/36
  • d'Authreau : Charles John , of Sables d'Or, Samares, St Clement - 17/Aug/1954 , 05/May/1971 , D/Y/B1/158/36
  • d'Authreau : Dorothy Gladys , widow of Emile Nicholas Pallot, of Swainton, No 7, Southlands, Green Road, St Clement - 14/Sep/1976 , 18/Jun/1979 , D/Y/B1/301/47
  • d'Authreau : William Victor , of 87, St Mark's Road, St Saviour - 18/Jun/1960 , 03/Jul/1970 , D/Y/B1/147/15
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The church record links above will open in a new tab in your browser and generate the most up-to-date list of each set of records from our database. These lists replace earlier Family page baptism lists, which were not regularly updated. They have the added advantage that they produce a chronological listing for the family name in all parishes, so you do not have to search through A-Z indexes, parish by parish.

We have included some important spelling variants on some family pages, but it may be worth searching for records for a different spelling variant. Think of searching for variants with or without a prefix, such as Le or De. To search for further variants, or for any other family name, just click on the appropriate link below for the first letter of the family name, and a new tab will open, giving you the option to choose baptism, marriage or burial records. You will then see a list of available names for that type of record and you can select any name from that list. That will display all records of the chosen type for that family name, and you can narrow the search by adding a given name, selecting a parish or setting start and end dates in the form you will see above. You can also change the family name, or search for a partial name if you are not certain of the spelling

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

New records

Starting in August 2020 we are adding several thousand new records from the registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These will appear in date order within a general search of the records and are also individually searchable within the database search form

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