Ebdon family page
Hannah Ebdon, nee Aplin
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Origins of surname
This is a surname which originates in a place name, probably Ebdon in Somerset, although Hebden in Yorkshire is also in the frame. The derivation of the name is from the old English heope = 'rose hips' and denu = 'valley'.
Henry Ebdon from Dorset married Sara Reed from Hampshire in St Saviour in 1786, but there is no record of the couple having children. The only other Ebdon marriage before 1842 was that of Thomas and Rosamond Mosey in St Helier in 1822. They had four children baptised in the parish during that decade.
This will created by a member of the Ebdon 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
- George Ebdon, Osbourne Lodge, Green Street, St Helier - 6 May 1942, D/Y/A/109