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Alvilde Forward, born in Jersey in 1930, with her husband James Taylor

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Origins of surname

This name is an early English surname for a swineherd, someone who looked after pigs, from the old English for = 'hog' and weard = 'guardian'

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism in St Helier in 1818 of John Jones Forward, son of Samuel and Mary Ann Jones. This family line was not continued, but John Hill Forward and Mary Ann Pater had nine children baptised in St Helier from 1834 to 1848,


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Great War service

  • John William Forward (1899- ) (St H) son of Christine, husband of Edith May Clarke, Private, Worcester Regiment


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Forward 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

  • Forward : Douglas William , of 16, Ravenscroft Road, Chiswick, London and formerly of 3, Cottage, 84, Great Union Road, St Helier - 30/May/1964 , 4/Sep/1970 , D/Y/B1/149/14
  • Forward : Frances , of 80, St Saviour's Road, St Helier 17/02/1893 Bequeaths to St Simon's Church, Great Union Road, £10 - , 7/Apr/1900 , D/Y/A/59/50
  • Forward : Thomas Henry , of 4, Evening Post Flats, Charles Street, St Helier - 25/Sep/1970 , 20/Sep/1971 , D/Y/B1/164/25
  • Forward : William Thomas , ... - , 16/Jul/1866 , D/Y/A/33/44


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