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Origins of surname

This surname is either of Scottish or Irish origin. It is derived from the Gaelic forba = 'field'

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Thomas, son of Jean Forbes and Sarah Denton, in St Helier in 1747

Variations

  • Forbes


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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Forbes 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

Forbes

  • Forbes : Alexander , of The Lodge, Samares Manor, St Clement - 1/Mar/1947 , 27/Nov/1970 , D/Y/B1/152/27
  • Forbes : Edith Mary , nee Watson, widow of William Alexander Forbes, of Le Nid, Highlands Lane, St Saviour - 14/Feb/1962 , 10/Sep/1962 , D/Y/B1/70/44
  • Forbes : Elizabeth , widow - 17/Jul/1849 , 3/Mar/1870 , D/Y/A/35/24
  • Forbes : George , of Fort Augustus in Scotland - 9/Mar/1754 , 13/Apr/1754 , D/Y/A/8/108
  • Forbes : Georgena , widow - 8/Jun/1940 , 29/Mar/1946 , D/Y/A/115/106
  • Forbes : James , of St Saviour 23/05/1848 Bequeaths to the poor of St Saviour, 10s - , 17/Jul/1848 , D/Y/A/26/150
  • Forbes : John , of St Helier, surgeon - 30/Mar/1745 , 12/Nov/1751 , D/Y/A/8/77
  • Forbes : Lewis Jex-Blake , of 38, Daniells Walk, Lymington, Hampshire - 28/Apr/1966 , 6/Jan/1970 , D/Y/B1/140/26
  • Forbes : Margaret , widow of Norman Gardener Pring, of 14, Spin Street, Mowbray, South Africa - 29/Jan/1969 , 21/Sep/1977 , D/Y/B1/266/5

Forbes-Cockell

  • Forbes-Cockell : Cedric , of Green Island House, Samares, St Clement. Codicil Added 06/12/1965. - 23/Jun/1965 , 22/May/1967 , D/Y/B1/108/29


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Burial records


  • Forbes burial records 1867-1960: These records are taken from record books of the main undertaker in business during these years. Further undertakers' records can be found in the indexes contained in our Burial records section, as well as records for individual cemeteries. They will be added to individual family pages as time permits.



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