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McLinton family page


William McLinton (1841-1890), from Ireland, with his children Ellen and Henry, pictured in 1886 in Jersey four years before he died in barracks there

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Origins of surname

Linton is a long-established English surname, linked to several places throughout the country with the same name. We have found no derivation for McLinton, but because Linton is also linked to three villages of that name in Scotland, it is likely that there is a connection.

Early records

William McLinton married Rose Ann Elizabeth Mulholland in Portadown, Armagh in 1865 and they eventually settled in Jersey, via Aldershot, Woolwich, Dorchester and Guernsey. We assume that William was a soldier, moving from posting to posting with a steadily growing family.


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Family trees


Great War service

Father and two sons


Family wills

These wills created by members of the McLinton 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

  • McLinton : Cornelius , of 7, Victoria Road, St Saviour - 23/Nov/1946 , 24/Jun/1952 , D/Y/B1/14/59
  • McLinton : Dorothy Theresa , wife of John Hichens Penaluna, of St Ives, Seafield Avenue, Millbrook, St Helier - 03/Jul/1968 , 03/Jul/1968 , D/Y/B1/122/9
  • McLinton : Edward Cornelius , of 7, Victoria Road, St Saviour - 12/Feb/1975 , 12/Feb/1975 , D/Y/B1/218/1

Family gravestones

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