Le Court

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Georgette Le Court was baptised in St Brelade in 1560

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Origin of Surname

This is a surname derived from the French court for short, meaning a short man.

Early records

The family should not be confused with de la Court/de la Cour, which is separate and has a distinct derivation.

There was a Le Cour family in St Brelade from the mid-16th century (some records spelt Le Court), and then, from the early 17th century, a Le Court family in St St Peter, which died out within 200 years. It is not clear if these two families were connected. There are clearly missing baptism records and it has only been possible to assemble a very short Le Court family tree.


  • Le Cour, 1692
  • Le Court, 1515
  • Lecour, 1559

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Family wills

This will created by a member of the Le Cour 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

  • Pierre Le Cour of St Peter, bequeaths to the poor of St Peter, £24 of French currency 22 February 1808 - D/Y/A/17
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