Flambard family page
Flambard family in 1935
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Origins of surname
This is a Normandy surname, found particularly in Calvados, but also Manche, and is derived from flambart, a Normandy fishing boat, so was probably applied to the owner of one of these boats. The term does not appear in texts until the end of the 16th century, and in the Middle Ages flambard was the word for the juices from roasting meat, and may also have given rise to the surname.
The name first appears in island records in the 1850s in Grouville. One Jersey family originated just across the water in Barneville-sur-Mer on the Cotentin coast of Normandy. There was a second immigrant - see trees below - probably from roughly the same area of the Cotentin, who may or may not have been related.
Births and baptisms
Great War service
- Alfred John Mourant Flambard (1885- ) (St H) son of Alfred John and Mary Ann Susan Le Huquet, Private, RJGB
This will created by a member of the Flambard 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
- Auguste Flambard, Charles Street, St Helier - 16 October 1920, D/Y/A/80
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Family photograph album
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