Jacob

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Jacob family page
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Julia Jacobs, born in Germany, who married Clement Noel at St Brelade in 1873


Record Search


Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Jacob family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Jacob, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

You can also select marriages or burials. Select the name you want and when the list of records is displayed you can easily refine the search, choosing a single parish, given name(s) and/or start and end dates.

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

New records

From August 2020 we have started adding records from non-Anglican churches, and this process will continue as more records, held by Jersey Archive, are digitised and indexed. Our database now includes buttons enabling a search within registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These records will automatically appear within the results of any search made from this page.

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Origins of surname

Originally a personal name, this comes from the Hebrew Yaakov. The form Jacob became a surname in England and elsewhere in Europe, before it was ever used as a Jewish surname in any of its many spelling variations

Early records

The first Jacob/Jacobs record is the baptism of Jean, son of Jean, in St Saviour in 1653.

Variants

  • Jacob
  • Jacobs
  • Jacobson

Family records

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Family trees



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Church records

Tips for using these links



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Jacob family members who served in the Great War


  • Arthur Jacobs, L-cpl in Royal Jersey Garrison Battalion


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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Jacob 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

  • Archibald Jacob, Squirrels Heath Avenue, Gidea Park, Essex, physician and surgeon - 6 February 1929, D/Y/A/89
  • Elizabeth Jacobs née Myers, 18 Hill Street, St Helier - 10 August 1927, D/Y/A/87
  • Ann Jacobs of St Helier, now of St Martin, widow of Thomas Binet, bequeaths to Annie Isabella Lamb, Nelson House - 22 September 1891, D/Y/A/50
  • John Jacobs of St Kew, Cornwall, England, now of Haimance Cottage, St Helier - 21 June 1880, D/Y/A/41
  • Jonathon Jacobs of St Helier - 25 October 1886, D/Y/A/46
  • Emanuel Jacobs, 18 Hill Street, St Helier - 25 April 1923, D/Y/A/83
  • Julia Jacobs, 8 King Street, St Helier, widow of Clement Noel - 28 August 1928, D/Y/A/88
  • James Jacobs, Grouville, bequeaths to the poor of Grouville 5s - 14 May 1902, D/Y/A/61
  • Henry Jacobson of St Helier 7 June 1760 - D/Y/A/10


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Burial records


Family businesses


Tips

The church record links above will open in a new tab in your browser and generate the most up-to-date list of each set of records from our database. These lists replace earlier Family page baptism lists, which were not regularly updated. They have the added advantage that they produce a chronological listing for the family name in all parishes, so you do not have to search through A-Z indexes, parish by parish.

We have included some important spelling variants on some family pages, but it may be worth searching for records for a different spelling variant. Think of searching for variants with or without a prefix, such as Le or De. To search for further variants, or for any other family name, just click on the appropriate link below for the first letter of the family name, and a new tab will open, giving you the option to choose baptism, marriage or burial records. You will then see a list of available names for that type of record and you can select any name from that list. That will display all records of the chosen type for that family name, and you can narrow the search by adding a given name, selecting a parish or setting start and end dates in the form you will see above. You can also change the family name, or search for a partial name if you are not certain of the spelling

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

New records

Starting in August 2020 we are adding several thousand new records from the registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These will appear in date order within a general search of the records and are also individually searchable within the database search form

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