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Goubert family page

Two separate Goubert families appear to have become established in Jersey in the middle of the 19th century


Francoise Goubert was buried in Trinity in 1762

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Origins of surname

This is the spelling found in Normandy of Gobert, a popular name further to the north and east in France. It is derived from the German , Godeberht (god+brillant).

Early records

Two separate Goubert families appear to have become established in Jersey in the middle of the 19th century - see trees below. Constant Goubert moved between St Helier and Trinity with his family. Bon Gilles Goubert settled in Trinity.


  • Goubert
  • Gobert
  • Gaubert

Family records


Family trees


Births and baptisms


Great War service

Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc

  • Henry Goubert (St H), Private, Royal Defence Corps
  • John Francis Goubert (Tr), Gunner, RFA

Sons of Louis Goubert and Emma

  • Philip Goubert (1899- ) (St L) Driver, RFA
  • Sidney John Goubert (1894- ) (Tr), ex-RMIJ, Mercantile Marine


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Goubert 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

  • Charlotte Goubert, 59 Garden Lane, St Helier, widow - 23 August 1915, D/Y/A/74
  • François Goubert, St Helier - 11 May 1909, D/Y/A/68
  • Sidney Goubert, 52 Colomberie, St Helier - 14 December 1934, D/Y/A/96

Family gravestones

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