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Ferris family page


Sergeant William John Ferris, killed in action in the Great War at the age of 32

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Origins of surname

This is a name common in the north of Ireland and has its origins in the personal name Fergus

Early records

Ferris first appeared in Jersey church records in the first decade of the 19th century


  • Ferris
  • Farris

Family records


Church records


Family trees


Great War service

Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc


Occupation records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Ferris 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

  • William Ferris, 2½ Simon Place, St Helier - 10 February 1926, D/Y/A/86
  • Ernest Ferris, 40 La Motte Street, St Helier - 30 May 1936, D/Y/A/99

Family gravestones

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