Jouguet

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The 1847 St Helier record of the marriage of ELizabeth Jouguet and WIlliam Ball Arthur

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Origins of surname

The name is of French origin, found in the south-west and Savoie as Joguet, and in the centre as Jouguet. It is derived from a placename meaning a small escarpment, after juchoir, the perching place of a chicken.

Early records

The family seems to have arrived in Jersey around 1707, when the first of five children of Pierre and Henriette Pomeray was baptised in St Helier. However, this line appears to have died out within a generation and it was a century before another Joguet arrived in the island.

Variants

  • Jouguet
  • Joguet

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Family wills


This will created by a member of the Jouguet 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 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • James Jouguet, St Helier - 28 December 1934, D/Y/A/96

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