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The 1813 Grouville baptism record of Sophie Elizabeth Downer

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Origins of surname

The addition of the suffix -er to down-, meaning a low hill, gives rise to this English surname, derived from the Old English word dun, which is in turn of Celtic origin.

Early records

The name first appeared in Jersey church registers with the marriage of Richard to Sarah Le Riche in Grouville in 1728, followed by the baptisms of their six children, the first three in Grouville and the last three in St Martin, between 1729 and 1735.

Variants

  • Downer
  • Downe
  • Dunman

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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Downer 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

  • Downer : Alice Jane , of 3, Brockleigh Villas, Gorey Village and formerly of The Rest, Gorey Village, St Martin - 28/Sep/1966 , 24/Jun/1975 , D/Y/B1/224/27
  • Downer : Ann , 6 Springfield Crescent, St Helier, widow of Francois Mallet - Unknown date , 12/Sep/1914 , D/Y/A/73/94
  • Downer : Ann Jane , Summerfield, La Rocque 6/03/1934 Bequeaths to the Churchwardens of St Martin £25 for the benefit of the poor of the parish - Unknown date , 09/Dec/1938 , D/Y/A/103/92
  • Downer : Anne , ... - 17/Jul/1837 , 05/Aug/1837 , D/Y/A/24/30
  • Downer : Arthur Alfred Henry , of Charnwood Poplars, Old Beaumont Hill, St Peter and formerly of Gartmoor, Green Road, St Clement - 29/Jun/1960 , 13/Apr/1977 , D/Y/B1/256/48
  • Downer : Arthur William , of 24, West Park Avenue, St Helier - 28/Dec/1945 , 16/Jan/1952 , D/Y/B1/12/52
  • Downer : Betsey , of Trinity, now of St Helier 06/03/1847 Bequeaths to the poor of Trinity £12 of old French Currency, to the poor of Grouville £12 of old French Currency - Unknown date , 25/Jul/1864 , D/Y/A/32/45
  • Downer : Ellen Rose , nee Letto, National Provincial Bank Limited, 11, Royal Square, St Helier - 07/Dec/1954 , 22/Feb/1958 , D/Y/B1/46/52
  • Downer : Frederica Annie , Archirondelle, St Martin 11/03/1927 In the event of her sister predeceasing her, bequeaths La Maisonette to the sons and daughter of Charles Pallot - Unknown date , 01/Mar/1937 , D/Y/A/100/55
  • Downer : George , 2 Rus in Urbe, Green Street, St Helier - 07/Dec/1945 , 08/Feb/1946 , D/Y/A/115/45
  • Downer : Herbert Charles , of 1, Beaufort Square, St Helier - 06/Mar/1957 , 27/Oct/1966 , D/Y/B1/101/43
  • Downer : Violet Marjorie , of The Warren, Faldouet, St Martin - 24/Mar/1966 , 27/Mar/1968 , D/Y/B1/118/11


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