Harben

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The origins of this name, still present in Jersey today, are uncertain


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Thomas Harben was baptised in St Helier in 1834

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Origins of surname

Of English or possibly Welsh origin, the derivation of this name is far from certain. The derivation Harbin is said to come from the Anglo Saxon name 'Hari-beret', which developed into Herbert, and meant 'army bright'. It might also come from the Welsh Ab Owen, meaning son of Owen.

However, other sources suggest that it is a variant of Hartburn, of medieval English origin and is derived from Hartburn Beck in Durham, or Hart Burn (Herteburne) in Northumberland.

Early records

The Harben family came to Jersey from Devon early in the 19th century. Thomas Edward Harben, of Brixham (or Plymouth) , married Matilda Atkinson, of Stoke Damerel, at St Helier in August 1832.

Variants

  • Harben
  • Harbin

Family records

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Family wills


This will created by a member of the Harben 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 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Thomas Harben, 60 Halkett Place, St Helier - 2 December 1909, D/Y/A/68
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