Kerslake family page
George and Blanche Kerslake
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Origins of surname
This family name had its origins in the now lost village of the same name somewhere in England. It is derived from the old English words cerse = 'cress' and lacu = 'stream or lake', thus a stream where watercress grew.
The surname first appeared in St Helier baptism registers in the 1820s.
Great War service
- Philip Francis Kerslake (Gr) probably son of Philip Francis and Mary Ann Richards, Private in Hampshire Regiment, ex-RMIJ
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- Walter Kerslake, Grouville - 20 January 1925, D/Y/A/85