Fautrart family page
The 1630 baptism record of Elizabeth Fautrart in St Brelade
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Origin of surname
The spelling Fautrart is found in the French department of Mayenne, and in Jersey. Fautrat is the spelling found in the Manche department of Normandy, although apparently it has died out there.
The derivation is uncertain, although it has been suggested that it comes from feutre, the French for felt, and indicated a worker in this material.
The name was known in Jersey in the late 16th and 17th centuries, but then appears to have died out.
- Fautreat, 1607
This will created by a member of the Fautrart 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
- Daniel Fautrart of St Helier 29 January 1753 - D/Y/A/8