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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.

Early records

The surname first appeared in St Helier baptism registers in the 1820s.


  • Kerslake
  • Karslake

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Great War service

  • Philip Francis Kerslake (Gr) probably son of Philip Francis and Mary Ann Richards, Private in Hampshire Regiment, ex-RMIJ


Family wills

This will created by a member of the Kerslake 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

  • Walter Kerslake, Grouville - 20 January 1925, D/Y/A/85
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