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James Rufus Horn (1880-1964) born and died in Jersey, photographed in 1957

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Origins of surname

This name was given to somebody who made small articles or musical instruments out of horn

Early records

The name first appeared in Jersey records in 1709, when Marie, the daughter of unknown parents, was baptised in St Brelade.

There were two families in St Helier in the 1770s but no descendants of their children have been identified. It was well into the 19th century before a family became established.


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Family records


Church records


Family trees


Great War service

  • James Horn, Private, RJGB, not from Jersey
  • Oliver William Horn (1895- ) (St H) son of James and Grace, ex-RMIJ, Private, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
  • Thomas Henry Horn (1878- ) (St H) son of William and Sarah, husband of Emma, ex-RMIJ, Private RJGB


Occupation records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Horn 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

  • George Horn, St Helier - 3 May 1944, D/Y/A/112
  • William Horn, 16 Winchester Street, St Helier - 26 August 1911, D/Y/A/70
  • Charles Horne of St Peter's Villa, Beaumont - 12 April 1928, D/Y/A/88
  • Peter Horne of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, £16 tournois of the order 5 January 1782 - D/Y/A/13
  • John Horne, St Clement 10 February 1900 15 April 1905- 9 May 1905, D/Y/A/64

Family album

Family gravestones

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