Hue

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This family has been present in Jersey since the early 14th century


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Dean Hue

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Origin of Surname

This name, although it undoubtedly came to Jersey from France, is of pre-7th century German origin. The first spelling was as the forename "Hugo" meaning "heart or mind", and this spelling is found in the Domesday Book of 1086. The personal name was highly popular throughout Europe in medieval times, and can be found under various spellings as a surname in most European countries.

Early records

This surname appears in early 14th century documents in Jersey and Sire Jean and Johan are listed in the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550

The first baptisms appear in the St Saviour register in 1546.

Variants

  • Hue, 1329
  • Hugh
  • Hew
  • Hus

Family records

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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Hue 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

  • Hugh Hue of St Mary, bequeaths to the poor of St Mary, £20 of the order of the King, to Rachel and Anne Hue, his sisters, the interest on his stocks in England 27 July 1776 - D/Y/A/12
  • Françoise Hue, widow of Pierre Cabot of St Brelade, bequeaths to St Aubin's Hospital, £100 of funds in 3% annuities in the Bank of England makes further bequests of the same funds 14 August 1807 - D/Y/A/17
  • Jean Hue, son of Helier and Marie de Soulemont his wife 20 September 1676 - D/Y/A/3
  • John Hue of St Helier, Merchant, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier,£1 1 shilling 8 July 1807 - D/Y/A/17
  • Rodolphe Hue, Rector of St Brelade, bequeaths to the poor of St Brelade, £10 23 November 1772 - D/Y/A/12

Family album

This photograph was taken somewhere in New South Wales, Australia, and shows the descendants of the 12 children of Peter Hughes/Pierre Hue born in 1815 in St Helier. Peter was an able seaman on many ships. He died in 1883 in NSW and his wife may be in the picture, because she died in 1903 and this picture could have been taken in about 1895.
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