Le Cuirot

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Le Cuirot family page
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This name first appeared in Jersey records in the mid-19th century

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Alice Le Cuirot and her daughter Madeleine c. 1941


Record Search


Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Le Cuirot family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Le Cuirot, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

You can also select marriages or burials. Select the name you want and when the list of records is displayed you can easily refine the search, choosing a single parish, given name(s) and/or start and end dates.

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New records

From August 2020 we have started adding records from non-Anglican churches, and this process will continue as more records, held by Jersey Archive, are digitised and indexed. Our database now includes buttons enabling a search within registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These records will automatically appear within the results of any search made from this page.

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Origins of surname

George Balleine's work on the derivation of Jersey Surnames has the only reference we have been able to find for Le Cuirot, which he says translates as 'the skinner'.

Early records

The name, found variously in Jersey birth registrations as Cuirot and Le Cuirot, does not appear until the mid-19th century.

According to census returns, Charles Auguste Cuirot, a blacksmith born in France in 1808, came to Jersey in 1842, with his wife Julie. Their children Charles Francois and Mary were born in Grouville in 1842 and St Martin the following year, but do not appear in the parish registers, and there is no return for Charles and Julie in the 1841 census.

However, the St Helier marriage register reveals that although Charles Auguste, and his wife Julie Rosalie, nee Travers, both came from France, they were married in Jersey in 1833. It is possible, of course, that they returned to France after their marriage and were back in Jersey again by 1842, when the first of their children was born. Itinerant farm workers from Normandy and Brittany have often returned home one or more times at the end of the season before finally deciding to settle in Jersey.

Charles and Julie almost certainly came from the Manche department of Normandy, because although the name is found elsewhere in France, it is overwhelmingly a Normandy name. Because they married in Jersey it has been impossible to trace Charles' ancestry in French family history records.

Variants

  • Cuirot
  • Le Cuirot
  • Lecuirot
  • Quirot

Family records

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Church records

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Le Cuirot family members who served in World War 1


  • Charles Arthur Le Cuirot (1902- ) (St S), Boy 2nd class RN, HMS Impregnable
  • Charles Frederick (1882- ) (St Mt) son of Jean Amedee and Mary Jane, Driver, Royal Field Artillery
  • John Albert Le Cuirot (St Mt), Private, Hampshire Regiment
  • John Amadee Le Cuirot (1880- ) (St Mt) son of Jean Amedee and Mary Jane
  • Philip Emmanuel Le Cuirot (1893-1977) (Gr) son of Jacques Le Cuirot and Eulalie Josephine, nee Ozouf, Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Philip Peter Le Cuirot (1893- ) (St ), Carpenter's Crewman RN, HMS Britannia, ex-RMIJ


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Occupation records



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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Le Cuirot 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

  • Jean Le Cuirot, 11 St James Street, St Helier - 4 December 1940, D/Y/A/107
  • Charles Le Cuirot, Inkerman, St Saviour - 13 February 1942, D/Y/A/109


Family album

Louisa Morin, her granddaughter Madeline Le Cuirot and a farm worker in the farmyard at Boulivot c. 1945

Family gravestones

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Tips

The church record links above will open in a new tab in your browser and generate the most up-to-date list of each set of records from our database. These lists replace earlier Family page baptism lists, which were not regularly updated. They have the added advantage that they produce a chronological listing for the family name in all parishes, so you do not have to search through A-Z indexes, parish by parish.

We have included some important spelling variants on some family pages, but it may be worth searching for records for a different spelling variant. Think of searching for variants with or without a prefix, such as Le or De. To search for further variants, or for any other family name, just click on the appropriate link below for the first letter of the family name, and a new tab will open, giving you the option to choose baptism, marriage or burial records. You will then see a list of available names for that type of record and you can select any name from that list. That will display all records of the chosen type for that family name, and you can narrow the search by adding a given name, selecting a parish or setting start and end dates in the form you will see above. You can also change the family name, or search for a partial name if you are not certain of the spelling

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

New records

Starting in August 2020 we are adding several thousand new records from the registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These will appear in date order within a general search of the records and are also individually searchable within the database search form

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