Hinault family page
This surname, although said to originate in the Picardy region of north-east France, can be traced back in the Cotes d'Armor department of north Brittany to the 16th century
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Origins of surname
The surname originates with the Germanic Haginwald. It is a name from the Picardy region of France and is derived from hagin = 'enclosure' and wald = 'governs'.
The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was in the first decade of the 20th century, when at least two families arrived from the nearby north coast of Brittany
Great War service
This will created by a member of the 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 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page
- Toussaint Hinault, Trinity desires to be buried in Sion cemetery with Combatant in the Franco-German War - 28 April 1904, D/Y/A/63
- Hinault burial records 1867-1960: These records are taken from record books of the main undertaker in business during these years. Further undertakers' records can be found in the indexes contained in our Burial records section, as well as records for individual cemeteries. They will be added to individual family pages as time permits.
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