Fisher

From theislandwiki
Jump to: navigation, search


Fisher family page
2045863.png


An16SidneyHockeyFisher.jpg

Sydney Hockey Fisher and his wife La Belle


Record Search


Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Fisher family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Fisher, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

You can also select marriages or burials. Select the name you want and when the list of records is displayed you can easily refine the search, choosing a single parish, given name(s) and/or start and end dates.

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

New records

From August 2020 we have started adding records from non-Anglican churches, and this process will continue as more records, held by Jersey Archive, are digitised and indexed. Our database now includes buttons enabling a search within registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These records will automatically appear within the results of any search made from this page.

A--B--C--D--E--F--G--H--I--J--K--L--M--N--O--P--Q--R--S--T--U--V--W--X--Y--Z


If you can help with information about the Fisher family, please contact editcontact@theislandwiki.org, 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


A blue link anywhere in the text will lead you to another page with more information on this family

Origins of surname

The name was probably first given to a fisherman. Other suggestions seem like an attempt to get away from the obvious derivation.

Early records

This surname first appeared in Jersey church records in 1727 with the marriage of Eduard Fisher and Mary Hodges in St Lawrence. There is no record of their having children baptised in the island, nor is there of three Richard Fishers who married between 1807 and 1817. The first baptism record is that of Charles Eustace Frederick Fisher, son of John and Elizabeth Wilkinson, in 1822.

Variants

  • Fisher
  • Fischer

Family records

Treeicon.jpg


Family trees



Web15BaptismIcon.jpg


Church records

Tips for using these links



CenotaphIcon.jpg


Great War service


Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc

Sons of Charles Fisher and Sarah Hockey



W16WillIcon.jpg


Family wills


These wills created by members of the Fisher 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

  • Elizabeth Fisher of Fort D'Auvergne House, Havre des Pas - 18 January 1894, D/Y/A/53
  • John Fisher of Rowde, Wiltshire - 23 November 1882, D/Y/A/42


Graveicon.png

Burial records

Family album

19th century certificates

Certificates awarded to Wilfred Sidney Fisher at St Brelade's School in the 1890s as he progressed from class to class. Wilfred was born in St Brelade in 1883, the son of John Fisher, of Devonport, and Maria Harvey. He married Cecilia Elsie Moss (1884–1916) in St Brelade in 1906 and they had a daughter, Muriel Elsie Winifred two years later

Family gravestones

Click on any image to see a larger version. See the Jerripedia gravestone image collection page for more information about our gravestone photographs


Tips

The church record links above will open in a new tab in your browser and generate the most up-to-date list of each set of records from our database. These lists replace earlier Family page baptism lists, which were not regularly updated. They have the added advantage that they produce a chronological listing for the family name in all parishes, so you do not have to search through A-Z indexes, parish by parish.

We have included some important spelling variants on some family pages, but it may be worth searching for records for a different spelling variant. Think of searching for variants with or without a prefix, such as Le or De. To search for further variants, or for any other family name, just click on the appropriate link below for the first letter of the family name, and a new tab will open, giving you the option to choose baptism, marriage or burial records. You will then see a list of available names for that type of record and you can select any name from that list. That will display all records of the chosen type for that family name, and you can narrow the search by adding a given name, selecting a parish or setting start and end dates in the form you will see above. You can also change the family name, or search for a partial name if you are not certain of the spelling

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

New records

Starting in August 2020 we are adding several thousand new records from the registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These will appear in date order within a general search of the records and are also individually searchable within the database search form

A--B--C--D--E--F--G--H--I--J--K--L--M--N--O--P--Q--R--S--T--U--V--W--X--Y--Z

Personal tools
other Channel Islands
contact and contributions
Donate

Please support theislandwiki.org with a donation to our hosting costs