Le Lievre

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Cyril and Clarice Le Lievre

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Origin of Surname

Le Lievre means hare in French. It is not an animal known for its courage, so the original Le Lievre was probably a timid man, unless he was prone to go bounding across fields

Early records

The name appears in the Extente of 1331

The name is found in both Jersey and Guernsey


  • Le Lievere, 1331
  • Lelievre
  • Le Levere, 1309

Family records


Jersey family trees

The following two trees overlap, but are from different sources


Births and baptisms


Great War service


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Le Lievre 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

  • Aristide Le Lievre, Trinity - 2 June 1926, D/Y/A/86
  • Caroline Le Lievre of Vernon Lodge, 29, Val Plaisant, St Helier Dated 1877, desires to be buried in Mont à l'Abbé Cemetery Includes other additional bequests, to Edward Le Lievre three volumes of the Bible - 21 November 1877, D/Y/A/39
  • Chadwick Le Lievre of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, 26 francs 2 June 1856 - D/Y/A/28
  • Chadwick Le Lievre, bequeaths to the Home for Aged Women £10, to the Jersey Orphanage and Industrial School £5 each, to St Helier Parish Church a picture by C H Poingdestre - 15 February 1897, D/Y/A/56
  • David Le Lievre, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, 3 livres of French currency 4 November 1845 - D/Y/A/26
  • John Le Lievre, 48 Colomberie, St Helier - 5 January 1926, D/Y/A/86
  • John Le Lievre, seaman, made on military service - 29 October 1918, D/Y/A/78
  • John Le Lievre, St Helier - 18 October 1924, D/Y/A/84
  • Judith Le Lievre of Grouville, now of St Helier, desires to be buried in St Helier's Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, £1 28 September 1848 - D/Y/A/26
  • Marie Le Liévre, St Lawrence, widow of Zacharie Casimère Grout - 23 January 1911, D/Y/A/70
  • Richard Le Liévre of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, 10s 11 April 1853 - D/Y/A/28
  • Sarah Le Lievre née Canning, 48 Colomberie, St Helier, widow - 1 September 1926, D/Y/A/86
  • Thomas Le Lievre 15 March 1730 - D/Y/A/6
  • Thomas Le Lièvre of St Helier - 6 February 1889, D/Y/A/48
  • Thomas Le Lievre, 28 Rouge Bouillon, St Helier - 9 May 1933, D/Y/A/94

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Family photograph album

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Family gravestones

Le Lievre family grave in St Lawrence Church cemetery

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