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Harvey family page


Mrs Harvey, c1870

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Origins of surname

This is a very old English name which probably comes from the Breton personal name 'Aeruiu', meaning 'battle' and 'worthy'.

Early records


  • Harvey
  • Hervey
  • Herve a variant from the same origins but a separate family in Jersey, originating in France
  • Hervieu, a variant of Herve, also a separate family in Jersey

Family records


Family trees


Births and baptisms


Great War service


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Harvey 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

  • John Harvey, 4 Colomberie, St Helier - 19 May 1939, D/Y/A/104
  • William Harvey of St James, Poole, York, now of St Martin, desires to be buried in St Martin's Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Martin 5s - 25 April 1868, D/Y/A/34

Family photograph album

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Family gravestones

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