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Selina Fowler (1851- ) (St H) daughter of William (1816-1871) and Eliza Wood

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Origin of surname

This surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is from an occupational name for a bird-catcher or hunter of wild birds. In the medieval period a fowler would have been an important position, and all major houses would have employed one. The derivation is from the Olde English fugelere, hunter of wild birds.

Early records

The name only goes back to the first decade of the 19th century in Jersey, when children of John and William were baptised in St Helier.

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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Fowler 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

  • Fowler : Charles John , of St Helier - 11/Feb/1947 , 22/Aug/1956 , D/Y/B1/37/25
  • Fowler : Dorothy Victoria , widow of William Harmer, known as Dorothy Victoria Straker, of Bon Air Nursing Home, St Saviour and formerly of Mon Plaisir Cottage, La Haule, St Brelade - 26/Apr/1968 , 14/Oct/1971 , D/Y/B1/165/33
  • Fowler : Eveline , of St Clement Bequeaths the residue of the estate to St Nicholas' Church, Greve d'Azette, St Clement - 03/Jun/1942 , 27/Jul/1951 , D/Y/B1/10/55
  • Fowler : Isabel Matilda , Grandvale House, Town Mills, St Helier - 02/Jul/1912 , 25/Jul/1912 , D/Y/A/71/74
  • Fowler : John Seymour , of Newport, Isle of Wight, now of St Helier - 21/May/1855 , 16/Sep/1861 , D/Y/A/30/123
  • Fowler : Kenneth Charles , ... - 06/Jan/1901 , 17/Dec/1902 , D/Y/A/61/109
  • Fowler : Margaret Anne , 289 Hallow Road, London, widow - 09/Mar/1905 , 18/Mar/1925 , D/Y/A/85/55
  • Fowler : Sarah , of Duhamel Place, St Helier, Livery Stable keeper - 18/May/1859 , 25/Aug/1859 , D/Y/A/30/7
  • Fowler : Thomas Walker , of 1, Market Street, St Helier, Hairdresser - 27/Apr/1886 , 14/Jan/1891 , D/Y/A/50/6
  • Fowler : William , of St Helier - 26/Mar/1868 , 21/Oct/1870 , D/Y/A/35/65
  • Fowler : William , of La Chasse, Grouville - 20/Dec/1962 , 02/Nov/1963 , D/Y/B1/76/44
  • Fowler : William , of Millbrook Farm, St Lawrence - 23/Feb/1853 , 04/Apr/1857 , D/Y/A/29/16
  • Fowler : William Henry , of 14, Beresford Street, St Helier 7/1/1880 Bequeaths to Caroline Saunders all his shares in the Jersey Cafe Company Ltd, and all money coming to his estate by the Independent Order of Rechabites - Unknown date , 31/Mar/1880 , D/Y/A/41/17


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