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Dobin family page


Frank William Dobin, who alongside his brothers Arthur and George, served with the Jersey Contingent in the Great War

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Origins of surname

The only reference we have found for this surname suggests that it is synonymous with Dobbin and comes from a pet name for Robin, and ultimately Robert

Early records

The name first appeared in Jersey records in the mid-19th century, and is still present today.


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  • Dobbin

Family records


Church records


Family trees


Great War service

Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc

Sons of Charles and Rebecca Dobin of Gorey Village


Occupation records


Family wills

This will created by a member of the 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 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Charles Dobin, St Helier - 3 January 1941, D/Y/A/107
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