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Kennedy family page


Grace Kennedy, born in Jersey in 1898, photographed with her mother and sisters in Rawalpindi,

India, in 1908

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Origins of surname

This name comes from the the Gaelic cinneidigh, meaning 'helmeted head'

Early records

The name first appeared in Jersey records in the first decade of the 19th century. It is not possible to trace a family descent in baptism records


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Family records


Church records


Family trees


Great War service


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Family wills

This will created by a member of the 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 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page Eliza Kennedy, 53 Aquila Road, St Helier, widow - 1 April 1920, D/Y/A/80

Family gravestones

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