Monckton

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James Monckton married Judith Le Sueur in St Helier in 1817


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

This is a locational surname which derives from the various villages of this name found as far apart as Yorkshire, which is the predominate centre, to Devon. The name is normally spelt as either Monkton or Monckton although certainly in the earliest days recordings included forms such as Monketon and Munkton, Peter de Munkton being a Freeman of York in the year 1278.

The name is of pre-10th century origins, and literally means The farm (tun) of the Monk, although it was probably a reference to a farm owned by the local monastery, rather than any specific monk. Given that there are a number of places, the surname is quite rare, although it received international prominence in 1936 when Walter Monckton, later 1st Viscount Monckton, played a prominent role in trying to resolve the abdication crisis of King Edward VIII.

Jersey records

This has not been an established surname in Jersey. The marriage of James Monckton and Judith Le Sueur in St Helier in 1817 is the earliest record, but they couple appear not to have had any children.

William Henry Monckton married Rose Ethel Vatcher at St Luke's Church in St Helier in 1885. His ancestry can be traced back many generations to 15th century Yorkshire. (See tree below). Rose Vatcher was born in Jersey, but it is not clear what brought her husband to the island. Neither of the couple's first two daughters, Ethel and Joan, appears to have been baptised. Their third daughter, Rosamond, was baptised in 1892, followed by sons William (1894- ) and Edmund (1900- ). William Henry died in St Helier on 19 March 1900, seven months before Edmund was born. Rose and her five children moved in with her mother in St Helier, but she eventually moved to England and died in Hampshire in 1939.

William Henry's brother, Philip Edmund, had married Rose Ethel's sister Bessie Gertrude in Jersey the previous year, but she died in 1885 at the age of 31, before the couple could have any children.

Another branch of the family was in Jersey about the same time and there are four family graves in St Brelade's Church cemetery. They are of Cecil Charles Fisk Monckton (1867-1954), his wife Dorothy Tatham, nee Hughes (1879-1976), and their son Charles Tatham Monckton (1913-2012). The fourth grave is of Felicity Ruth Monckton (1849-2008), daughter of Charles and his wife Ruth Elizabeth Blandy. These Moncktons are distant cousins of William Henry's family and also appear in the tree below.

Variants

  • Monkton
  • Monckton

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Family wills


This will created by a member of the Monckton 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

  • William Monckton of Rosemount, St Helier, bequeaths to his eldest son a jug and two cups presented to his father by the West York Rifles - 27 March 1900, D/Y/A/59


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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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