Gill

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Origins of surname

This surname may be a derivation of Guille, the Norman-French personal name which was a diminuitive of Guillaume (William). Alternatively it may come from the Irish personal name Gilla, meaning a friend or servant

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Rachel, daughter of Arthur and Rachel Gill, in St Helier in 1736. It was not until the mid-19th century that a family became established

Variations

  • Gill
  • Guille a separate family with its own page

Family records

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Great War service


  • Gill, Edward Alfred William, Private, Canadian Infantry, 129th Battalion, born Jersey, 12 March 1876
  • Gill, Robert Francis, Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps, OV
  • Gill, William Snowdon, Flight Sergeant, Royal Air Force, 253 Squadron, Born St Helier, 16 November 1894. Ex-RMIJ


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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Gill 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 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • John Gill, 22 Belmont Road, St Helier - 22 February 1946, D/Y/A/115
  • Julia Gill, Elmhurst, 60 Dry Hill, Park Road, Tonbridge, Kent, widow - 5 December 1930, D/Y/A/90
  • Charles Gill, La Retraite, Bagot, St Saviour - 12 November 1927, D/Y/A/87


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Family gravestones

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