Frost family page
Elizabeth Frost married Stephen Philip Street in St Saviour in 1857
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Origins of surname
There are two explanations for the derivation of this name. One suggests that it was a nickname for someone with white hair, or a white beard, or possibly a frosty disposition. The alternative view is that it was a personal name for someone born during frosty weather, which developed into a surname.
The name first appears in Jersey baptism records in 1768, when William, son of William and Jeanne Machon, who had married two years earlier in St Saviour, was baptised in St Helier.
Births and baptisms
Great War service
- John James Frost (1900- ) (St H) son of John William and Jane Louisa White, Private, RJGB
These wills created by members of the Frost 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
- John Frost of 5 Providence Street, St Helier - October 1948, D/Y/A/120
- Tryphina Frost, St Lukes Lodge, St Saviour, widow of Simeon Simon - 27 October 1924, D/Y/A/84
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