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Finch family page

If you can help with information about the Finch family, please contact, using Jerripedia as the subject of your email. We are particularly interested in information which will help create further family trees, family histories and photographs

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Origins of surname

This surname has the same root as the songbird and may have been given to somebody who bred, or sold them; or possibly to someone with a beautiful singing voice.

Early records

The name first appeared in Jersey records in the 1780s, but it would be another 80 years before a family became established.


  • Finch

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 Finch 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

  • J Finch, East Surrey Regiment - 9 July 1918, D/Y/A/78
  • William Finch, St John - 24 May 1940, D/Y/A/106

Family gravestones

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