Fearon

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Fearon family page
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The St Helier baptism record from 1832 of William Henry Fearon

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Origins of surname

This is an occupational surname for a worker in iron, a blacksmith, and comes from the old French ferron and ultimately from the Latin ferro='iron'.

Early records

The present-day family traces its origins only as far back as the 1830s, but in various spellings the name has been known in Jersey since the 13th century. The 19th century emigrants came from Ireland.

Variants

  • Feron, separate family page
  • Fearon
  • Feron, 1274
  • Feroun 1309
  • Ferronier

Family records

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Family trees



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Births and baptisms



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Great War service


  • Walter Horace Mallieson Fearon (1886- ) (Kent) son of Walter and Kate Wall, husband of Madeleine Jenny, OV, Private, Australian Infantry, wounded (only island connection; VCJ)


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Family wills


This will created by a member of the Fearon 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 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Alfred Fearon, Green Street, St Helier - 22 October 1936, D/Y/A/99

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Family gravestones

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