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James Hibbs

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Origins of surname

This name is a diminuitive of Hibbert, from the Norman Hildebert, hild = battle, berht = famous.

Early records

The name first appeared in Jersey church records in 1828, but it was not until the 1850s that the first family, that of Thomas Hibbs and Mary Ann Bowers, became established.


  • Hibbs
  • Ibbs
  • Ibbotson (son of Hibbs)

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Great War service


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Hibbs 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

  • James Hibbs, St Helier - 19 July 1922, D/Y/A/82
  • Sarah Hibbs, St Helier, widow of Albert Henry Pitman - 7 January 1919, D/Y/A/79
  • Thomas Hibbs of Gloucester Street, St Helier - 28 June 1892, D/Y/A/51

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Family graves

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