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Ada Rose Moon (1908-2006) with her husband Clifford Touzel

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Origins of surname

This name has nothing to with the celestial body but has its origins in Moyon, a place in Normandy. William de Moion was a follower of William Le Conqueror.

An alternative derivation is from the old French moun = 'monk' referring to a lay person who led a monkish way of life.

A third possible origin is the Cornish mon = 'thin'

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of eight children of James Presley Moon and Elizabeth Smith between 1842 and 1857


  • Moon

Family records


Church records


Family trees


Great War service

  • Albert William Moon (1878- ) (St P) son of ALbert and Mary, husband of Ada, Private, RASC
  • Henry Harvald Moon (1893- ) (St H) son of Albert Henry and Mary Frances Davey
  • Leonard George Moon (Tr), L-Cpl, RJGB


Occupation records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the 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

  • Charles Moon of St Aubin, late of the Royal Navy - 4 July 1896, D/Y/A/55
  • Albert Moon, 13 Charles Street, St Helier - 2 July 1932, D/Y/A/93
  • Archie Moon, School House, Rogerstone, Monmouth , D/Y/A/119
  • Leonard Moon, Trinity Manor Farm, Trinity - 3 April 1946, D/Y/A/115


Burial records

Family gravestones

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