Mc Carthy family page
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Origins of surname
This name is of Irish origin and means 'son of Carthach'. The original name meant 'loving', but it is suggested that this was an ironic nickname
The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was in the first decade of the 19th century, when several apparently unconnected families became established
- Mc Carthy
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Great War service
- Michael John Mc Carthy (St H) ex-RMIJ, Sergeant, Royal Irish Rifles
This will created by a member of the 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
- Jeremiah McCarthy, Rector of St Mary and St Peter, bequeaths to the Bishop of Portsmouth all he possesses for the use of the Chancel and Presbytery of St Mary and St Peter, St Helier - 8 June 1893, D/Y/A/52
- Mc Carthy burial records 1867-1960: These records are taken from record books of the main undertaker in business during these years. Further undertakers' records can be found in the indexes contained in our Burial records section, as well as records for individual cemeteries. They will be added to individual family pages as time permits.
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