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Jouguet family page


Archibald James Jouguet, born in St Helier in 1884, his wife Mary Rachel Adelaide, nee Le Masurier (1885- ) and family in 1959

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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.


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Jouguet 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

  • Jouguet : Archibald James , of Lydford, St Clement's Road, St Helier - 14/Mar/1945 , 01/Feb/1963 , D/Y/B1/72/30
  • Jouguet : James , St Helier - 20/Mar/1933 , 28/Dec/1934 , D/Y/A/96/152
  • Jouguet : Mary Rachel Adele , nee Le Masurier, wife of Archibald James Jouguet, of Lydford, St Clement's Road, St Helier - 10/Nov/1961 , 13/May/1966 , D/Y/B1/97/48


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