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Dawe family page


Jessie May Dawe

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Origins of surname

There are two possible derivations of this name: one a diminuitive of David, the other short for jackdaw, suggesting someone with a raucous voice and thievish nature.

Early records

The surname first appeared in Jersey church records in the 1839s.


  • Dawe
  • Daw
  • Dawson, treated as a separate family

Family records


Family trees


Births and baptisms


Great War service

  • John Dawe (1895- ) (St H) son of John and Ellen Catherine Stansbury, Private, Hampshire Regiment


Family wills

This will created by a member of the Daw family is now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, date and reference number 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

  • Maria Daw of 19 Grosevnor Street, St Helier - 4 September 1888, D/Y/A/47

Family gravestones

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