Le Long

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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

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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

Family 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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Church records



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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 1948, 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

Family gravestones

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