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Gartrell family page


Caroline Anne Gartrell was baptised in St Helier in 1835. She had four younger siblings, but we have not been able to place the family in either of the two trees on this page

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Origins of surname

Although there are placenames in England which might have given rise to this family name, it is more likely to have been a medieval nickname for one who 'gathers-all', a term used for a general merchant or dealer.

Early records

The name first appears in Jersey records in the 1830s, and at least one family line can be traced back to the 16th century in Cornwall (see tree below).


  • Gartrell
  • Gatheral
  • Gatherall
  • Gaterell
  • Gatterel
  • Gatrall
  • Gatrell

Family records


Family trees


Births and baptisms


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Gartrell 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

  • Ann Gartrell, St John - 17 January 1910, D/Y/A/70
  • Caroline Gartrell, 4 Bath Street, St Helier, widow of Charles Henry Scarborough - 17 April 1924, D/Y/A/84
  • Elizabeth Gartrell, St John, bequeaths to Florence, Eva, Ophelia and Mabel Gartrell Champ Ouest des Petites Hures, St John - 26 April 1926, D/Y/A/86
  • James Gartrell, St John - 13 February 1945, D/Y/A/113

Family businesses

Family gravestones

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