Dimmick family page
Jane Elizabeth Dimmick was baptised in St Helier in 1841
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Origins of surname
This name is of English origin, and is linked to a place called Dymock in Gloucestershire. The placename may be derived from the Welsh tymoch, pigsty (a compound of ty = house, and moch = pigs).
Although there were Dimmicks living in St Helier and St Lawrence in the 1840s, this became very much a St Ouen family from the 1880s onwards.
The name is found in Jersey records spelt Dimmick, Dimmock, Dimock, Demick and Demmick, but we suspect that all probably belong to the same family. Certainly the family recorded in the 1851 census as Demick, living in St Lawrence, and shown in the tree below, used the spelling Dimmick for the registration of their children's births.
The name is well known in New Jersey, but it is not believed that the family there can trace its origins back to Jersey.
Births and baptisms
Great War service
- Alfred Thomas Dimmick (1898- ) (St O) son of Elias John and Eliza, Private, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
- Descendants of John Dimmick - 2Clement John Francis Dimmick (1897- ) (St O) son of John Gordon and Louisa, Private, Machine Gun Corps
- Thomas George Dimmick (1890- ) (St O) son of Thomas and Ann, Corporal, Machine Gun Corps
This will created by a member of the de La Rue 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
- Thomas Dimmick, 1 Hamilton Villas, St Helier, bequeaths to William Scott and Louis Florence Dallimore 18 Ralegh Avenue and 33 Trinity Road, St Helier - 3 January 1947, D/Y/A/117
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