De Jersey

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Origin of Surname

The De Jersey surname is clearly the name of someone who originally came from Jersey. It is quite common in Guernsey, and a Thomas De Geresi can be found in the Extente des Iles (1274).

The name is rarely found in Jersey itself, but has been used as a family name at the baptism of foundling babies, abandoned by their mothers.


  • De Geresi


Family wills

These wills created by members of the de Jersey 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

  • de Jersey : Alice Georgina , widow of John Parkhurst and Patrick Mannix, of Villa Soleil Nursing Home, La Rigondaine, Grouville and formerly of 12, Green Street, St Helier - 01/Apr/1969 , 02/Mar/1977 , D/Y/B1/254/18
  • De Jersey : Annie Alice , nee Aubin, 14 New St Johns Road, St Helier - 21/Oct/1941 , 05/Aug/1942 , D/Y/A/109/147
  • de Jersey : Elvina Augusta Florence , wife of John Thomas Milas, Cheapside, St Helier - 23/Mar/1929 , 28/Aug/1930 , D/Y/A/90/115
  • De Jersey : Frederick Joseph , of 14 New St John's Road, St Helier - 02/Jul/1947 , 07/Apr/1948 , D/Y/A/119/70
  • de Jersey : Gladys Sophie Vernon , nee Le Sueur, 14 New Street, St John's Road, St Helier - 21/May/1943 , 05/Dec/1944 , D/Y/A/113/24

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Family gravestones

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Further Reading

  • Lainé, JA, Early Education in the Castel parish, Guernsey 1700-1857, RGS, 1948 - includes biographical details of Marie De Jersey notable benefactor of the school
  • Moullin, EB, St George, Castel, RGS, 1954 - further details about the De Jersey family of the Castel
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