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Eveleigh family page


Mary Louisa Eveleigh, born in Jersey in 1864

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Origins of surname

This name is believed to derive from the old English eofor = 'boar' and leah = 'a farmed section in a forest'. It gave rise to a number of locations in Wiltshire and Yorkshire and to the surname in its several variants

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of William, son of William and Charlotte Eveleigh, in St Peter in 1820


  • Eveleigh
  • Everleigh
  • Eveleigh
  • Everley
  • Eversley
  • Everly

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Church records


Family trees


Great War service

  • Thomas Edward Eveleigh (1894- ) (St H) son of Thomas and Mary Ann Teed Grafton, Lance-Cpl, Labour Corps

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Occupation records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Eveleigh 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

  • Eveleigh : James , Clyde Villa, First Tower, St Helier 14/10/1911 Bequeaths to Florence Eveleigh the property Clyde Villa - , 21/Aug/1913 , D/Y/A/72/55
  • Eveleigh : James , Fairview, St Aubins Road, St Helier - 22/Oct/1901 , 27/May/1902 , D/Y/A/61/52


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Family gravestones

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