Feron family page
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Origins of surname
The name is of French origin, and was introduced to England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is derived from the French fer = 'iron' and was given to a blacksmith. Fearon has the same derivation but is treated as a separate family in Jerripedia.
The surname appears in Jersey church records as early as 1687, but there is then a gap of 50 years before a family became established in the 1730s. Although we believe that the family whose tree is shown below came to Jersey from France, the surname appears to be more numerous in Belgium. We have been unable to trace the family's origins.
- Fearon, separate family page
Great War service
Sons of Victor Emile and Marie
- Albert Feron (1899- ) (St L), Private, Labour Corps
- Ernest Feron (1894- ) (St My) L-Cpl Welsh Regiment, wounded
- Francis Feron (1892- ) (St My), Rifleman, Rifle Brigade
- Henry Victor Feron (St L), Gunner, RGA
This will created by a member of the Feron 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
- Victor Féron, Medusa House, Vingtaine de Croix Motier, St Lawrence - 17 February 1927, D/Y/A/87
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