Le Long

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Le Long family page
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This family name appears in Jersey records, with some gaps, from the 16th century onwards

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Mary Clementina Le Long and Thomas John Jeune were married at St Andrew's Church in 1865


Record Search


Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Le Long family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Le Long, 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.

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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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Origin of Surname

The original Le Long was a tall person.

Early records

Jean Le Long is found in the St Saviour baptism register as early as 1597. Burial records suggest that he was the son of Guillaume and died in infancy. A child of Guillaume who was not baptised had been buried the year before.

The burial records for neighbouring Trinity suggest that the family was living there in 1615 when Guillaume and a daughter Jeanne died, followed in 1621 by Guillaume's wife Catherine. There is a further burial in Trinity of Jeanne, wife of Jean, in 1646.

Two baptisms were registered in St Helier earlier in the 1640s, the children of Jean.

The name does not reappear until 1733, when Louis Le Long, a foreigner, married Elizabeth Philippe in St Helier. The baptism of Jean Le Long, 'son of Jean' and Elizabeth was registered in 1735, and the baptism of Louis, 'son of Louis' and Elizabeth in 1738. This suggests that the first record was incorrect, and that Louis was father of both children.

Louis snr, Elizabeth and Jean all died and were buried within three days in September 1741.

There is another gap before it appears that several Le Longs from France settled in Jersey during the 19th century.

Variants

  • Le Long
  • Lelong, Normandy version
  • Long a separate family in Jersey

Family records

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Church records

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Family trees



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Family groups



  • Henry Augustin Le Long (1825- ) m Louise Marie Naret
Erneste (1853- )
Marie (1859- )
Auguste (1860- )
Louise (1863- )
Eugenie (1866- )
  • Leopold Le Long (1845- ) of Molieres, France m Mary Vincent (1844- )
Mary (1865- )
Emilie (1867- )
Elizabeth (1871- )
Louisa Jane (1/4/1873-c1938) m Edward Thomas Chaffe (1869- )
Ann Elizabeth (1875- )
Charles Francois (1877- )
Alice (1881- ) m Christopher Scoones
Frederick (1891- )


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Family members who served in World War 1


  • Maurice Auguste Le Long (St H), Sergeant, Worcestershire Regiment


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Family wills


This will created by a member of the Le Long 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

  • Adelaide Le Long of Avranches, France, now of La Motte Street, St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of Grove Place Chapel £2 - 1 February 1897, D/Y/A/56


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Burial records


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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