Le Prevost

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Le Prevost family page

This name is of much longer standing in Guernsey than Jersey, and probably crossed from one island to the other


Marie Le Prevost, nee Battam (1829-1915), born in Jersey

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Origin of surname

The 'prevost' or 'prevôt' was an officer of the court in the Middle Ages, or an ecclesiastical dignitary. Although the name has never been used in Jersey, the position still exists in the islands of the Guernsey Bailiwick.

Early records

Found in Guernsey as early as 1331, this name is also found in Jersey in the 19th century


  • Prevost
  • Provost
  • Le Prevost, 1299
  • Prevos, 1363
  • Le Provost, 1461
  • Prevot
  • Le Preveu

Family records


Family trees


Church records


Le Prevot family members who served in World War 1


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Le Prevost 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

  • Edouard Le Preveu, son of Pierre 21 February 1724 - D/Y/A/5
  • Priscilla Le Prevost, Balmoral View, Trinity Road, St Helier, widow of William George Godfray - 9 July 1943, D/Y/A/111
  • Melanie Le Prévot, Grouville - 21 June 1911, D/Y/A/70

Family photographs

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Family gravestones

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