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Origins of surname

Driscoll is an Anglicised version of the Irish O Drisceoil, which was derived from eidersceoil, meaning 'intermediary' or 'interpreter'

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Francis James Driscoll, son of Garret James and Elizabeth in St Saviour in 1858. This family line does not appear to have continued. In 1877, Mary Delicia, the first of eight children of William Driscoll and Annie Laffoley, was baptised in St Saviour


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Church records


Family trees


Great War service

  • Maxwell Norman Driscoll (1895- ) (Gr) son of Francis James and Eliza Ann Driscoll, Gunner, RGA
  • Walter John Driscoll DSC (1883- ) (St S) son of William and Annie, Gunner, RN, HMS Prince of Wales


Occupation records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Driscoll 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

  • Driscoll : Dennis Henry , of Riviera Guest House, 19, Vauxhall Street, St Helier - 22/Aug/1974 , 22/Jun/1976 , D/Y/B1/242/18
  • Driscoll : Kathleen Lilian Maud , widow of Francis George Turner, of 28, David Place, St Helier - 9/Jun/1971 , 6/Jul/1977 , D/Y/B1/261/16
  • Driscoll : William Cornelius , 2 Le Geyt Terrace, St Helier - 18/Jan/1921 , 4/Nov/1929 , D/Y/A/89/183


Burial records

Family gravestones

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