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Helleur family page

Descendants of the Helleur family can be found in Canada and New Zealand


Hellyer family: Frederick Edward and Ellen, nee Harris, with Herbert George, Ethel, Matilda, John and Frederick Edward jnr

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Origin of Surname

  • This name is derived from the French heler, meaning to hail or call, and may indicate a crier or announcer.

Early records

The family arrived in Jersey in the late 17th century and may have been Huguenot refugees.


  • Helleur
  • Hellyer
  • Hellard, possibly a distinct family

Family records


Family trees




Family histories


Great War service

  • Edmund Helleur (1886- ) (St My) son of George Daniel and Ann, Private, Canadian Infantry, wounded
  • Francis Philip Helleur (1890- ) (St B) son of Francis and Elizabeth, Private, Labour Corps
  • George Samuel Helleur (1882- ) (St L) son of Edward George Francis and Emma Jane, Gunner, RGA
  • Sidney Helleur (1898- ) (St L) son of Frederick Daniel and Alice, L-Cpl Canadian Infantry


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Helleur 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

  • Edward Helleur, Beaumont - 25 August 1931, D/Y/A/91
  • Edward Helleur, St Lawrence - 22 December 1930, D/Y/A/90
  • Francis Helleur of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier 5s - 29 May 1867, D/Y/A/33
  • Francis Helleur, Rimouske, Quebec, Canada - 3 July 1922, D/Y/A/82
  • Frederick Helleur of St Brelade, bequeaths to the poor of St Lawrence 5s - 25 February 1864, D/Y/A/32
  • Jane Helleur, St Lawrence, desires to be buried in St Lawrence's Cemetery - 25 August 1934, D/Y/A/96
  • Marie Helleur, St Brelade, bequeaths to the poor of St Brelade, £300 of French currency 2 October 1824 - D/Y/A/20
  • Matthieu Helleur, bequeaths to the poor of St Brelade, £6 of the order of the King 3 September 1796 - D/Y/A/15

Family homes

Family gravestones

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