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Origins of surname

This surname, of Irish origin, is said to derive from morcant, but what this meant is uncertain. It is generally accepted that it meant 'sea chief' or 'sea defender'.

Early records

James, the son of William and Mary Morgan, was baptised in St Helier in 1796. It was not until early the following century that a family became established.


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Family records


Church records


Family trees


Great War service

  • David Jermyn Douglas Morgan (St H), Pioneer RE
  • Edward Thomas Morgan (St H), Private, RAMC
  • Robert John Morgan (1894- ) (St H) son of Benjamin and Susan Warren Hurley, Private, RASC


Occupation records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Morgan 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

  • Patricia Morgan Baker née Auchinclass, La Maisonette, La Chasse - 24 January 1940, D/Y/A/106
  • Harriet Morgan née Safford of 10 Royal Crescent, St Helier, widow of Edward Morgan - 19 October 1886, D/Y/A/46
  • Susan Morgan née White, 4 Balmoral Terrace, Trinity Hill, St Helier, widow - 18 April 1941, D/Y/A/108
  • Brette Morgan, 2 Fernleigh Villas, Gorey Village - 3 March 1939, D/Y/A/104

Family gravestones

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