Gautron

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Lizzie Gautron married Ernest Le Boyer in St John in 1919


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Origins of surname

This is one of many French surnames which have developed from Gauthier, with different spellings in different regions. It has its roots in the Germanic Waldhari (wald = ruler, hari = army).

Early records

The name makes its first appearance in Jersey in the St Lawrence birth register in the 1870s. The family can be traced back to the Brittany town, Quintin. There are still at least two Gautron households in Jersey today.

Variants

  • Gautron
  • Gautheron
  • Gautier, a separate family in Jersey
  • Gautreau

There are many more variations which are found throughout France, but did not find their way to Jersey.

Family records

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Family wills


This will created by a member of the Gautron family is now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, date and reference number 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

  • Henri Gautron, 3 St Mark's Villas, St Helier - 13 July 1928, D/Y/A/88

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