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Henry family page

Variants of this name are found in island records as early as the 13th century


Wedding of Joshua Francis Peter Henry (1880-1942) and Elizabeth Evelina Doddridge (1875-1930). Joshua was born in Grouville, the son of Pierre (1854- ), of Fern Cottage, and Elise, from France

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Origin of Surname

The surname Henry is derived from the forename, which is common in England and France. It has however been long-established as a surname in the islands.

Early records

In the Assizes of 1309 in Guernsey, Drogo Henry is mentioned as a witness.

There was a Jurat Thomas Henry in Guernsey in 1527, and Peter Henry in 1547 (see List of Jurats of Guernsey).


  • Henri 1331
  • Henry 1309
  • Henricus 1286
  • Henry dit Dangy, 1571

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Henry family trees in Jersey




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