Le Cordier

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Elizabeth Le Cordier and Jean Picot were married in St Helier in 1752

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Origins of surname

Le Cordier was a rope maker, a very important person in Jersey's shipbuilding industry in the 19th century, although the name goes back some way earlier in Jersey, to the beginning of the previous century.

Early records

The first Le Cordier on record in Jersey was Thomas, the son of Jacques and Susanne Le Boeuf, baptised in St Helier in 1709.

The family had been present earlier, however, because Judith Le Cordier, who married Arthur Moyson, died in St Helier in 1719.


  • Le Cordier
  • Cordier
  • Cordonnier

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Le Cordier 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

  • Durell Le Cordier of 10 Kilgrove Lane, St Helier, bequeaths to Abbadie Saurin Le Vavasseur dit Durell the Armorial of Jersey and Falle's History of Jersey - 14 October 1899, D/Y/A/58
  • Harriet Le Cordier of 53 Don Road St Helier, bequeaths to the Home for the Aged and Infirm women £5, to other Christian Charities £5 - 27 March 1889, D/Y/A/48

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