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Grossier family page

This family goes back to the 16th century or earlier in Jersey and it is not possible to link all the families with the name up to the mid 19th century, when the family appears to die out


The record of the marriage of Andre Grossier and Philippine Mourand in St Saviour in 1564

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Origins of surname

This name may originate from marchand de gros, meaning a wholesaler. Alternatively grossier is modern French for 'rude' or 'uncouth'.

Early records

The name first appears in Jersey records in St Saviour in 1564 with the marriage of Andre Grossier and Philippine Mourant.


  • Grossier
  • Grosser

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Family wills

This will created by a member of the Grosser 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

  • Catherine Grosser of St Helier, bequeaths to Eleonora Grosser all her property including £548 5s in Government Funds of Consoli Long Annuities 4 March 1847 - D/Y/A/26
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