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Ingram family page


Mary Ann Ingram (1801-1864), who married Isaac Dawson. Picture taken in the 1850s

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Origin of surname

This is an English surname of pre-medieval origins. Recorded in most parts of England but particularly associated with the county of Yorkshire, it has its origins in the Anglo-Saxon personal name Engel. This was a tribal name meaning The Angles, the people of Englanda, in Northern Germany, who invaded Eastern and Northern Britain in the 5th Century AD and subsequently gave their name to England. To this was added the suffix 'hrafn', meaning raven, a bird renowned for its ferocity and wisdom to give a literal meaning of English-raven.

Early records

James Ingram, a garrison soldier, married Susanne Blampied in St Helier in 1792 and remained in Jersey to start the family which is still present today.


  • Ingram, the only form found in Jersey
  • Ingeram
  • Ingelham

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Ingram 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

  • Georgina Ingram of 2 Richmond Villas, Richmond Road, St Helier, spinster, bequeaths to Dr Barnado's Homes £100, to the Victoria Street Society for the Protection of Animals from Vivisection £100, to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, to the Temporary Home for Lost and Starving Dogs and Cats, Battersea £100, to the Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals £25 To the Asylum for Infirm and Aged Women £25, to the Ragged School, St Helier £25 - 19 March 1892, D/Y/A/51
  • William Ingram, 7 Duhamel Street, St Helier - 22 July 1918, D/Y/A/78

Family gravestones

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