Fielding family page
Florence Edith Fielding (1886-1965)
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Origin of surname
The derivation of this name is simple. Fielding was an extension of 'field' and referred to a dweller on clear land or in open country.
The first appearance of the family in Jersey was towards the end of the 18th century. Charles Fielding married Anne Heller in St Mary on 5 August 1772. Anne died in 1788 and there is no record of their having children, and it is the marriage of soldier Jean Fielding to Jeanne Payn on 10 August 1781 in St Saviour which was to start the descendancy shown in both trees below.
Great War service
- William Christopher Fielding (1884-1918) son of Philip John and Lydia, husband of Daisy Ethel, nee Bassett, Mercantile Marine, ss Southampton drowned in English Channel
These wills created by members of the Fielding 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 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page
- Anne Fielding, 2 Triangle Place, Bellozanne Road, St Helier, widow of Edouard Costard - 30 June 1908, D/Y/A/67
- Harry Fielding of St Cyres Hotel, Colomberie - 11 May 1945, D/Y/A/113
- Philippe Fielding of St Peter 22 April 1846 - D/Y/A/26
- Thomas Fielding of St Peter, desires to be buried in St Peter's Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Peter, 3s 16 April 1857 - D/Y/A/29
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