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Hubert Charles James Newman, who was the son of George Willoughby Augustus Newman and Elizabeth Mary Ann, (nee Mitchelmore). George was in the army and was posted to Jersey. He was born in Somerset and Elizabeth in Devon. Hubert was the seventh of eight children, five of them born in Jersey. The fifth child, Richard, stayed in Jersey and was a postman. The youngest, John, joined the army as a boy soldier in Jersey and fought throughout the Great War. Hubert is believed to have emigrated to Australia

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Origins of surname

Quite simply someone new to a particular place, from the Anglo-Saxon neowe and mann

Early records

The name first appears in Jersey church records in 1816, with the baptism of Elizabeth, daughter of John Newman and Elizabeth. However, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Newman and Elizabeth Payn, who was baptised in St Martin in 1818, was born in 1815.


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Great War service

  • Arthur Walter Newman (1892- ) (St H) son of Walter Francis and Mary Ada Arthur, Gunner, RFA
  • Edward Charles Newman (1902- ) (St H) ,son of Edward Charles and Mary Jane Houguez Boy RN, HMS Impregnable
  • Edward Charles Newman (1876- ) possibly father of above, Able Seaman, Mercantile Marine, ss Ibex
  • John Hawkins Elliott Newman, Sergeant, King's Own North Lancaster Regiment, no obvious Jersey connection
  • Richard Chambury Newman (St H), Private, RJGB

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Newman 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

  • Harriet Newman of 44 St John's Road, St Helier, spinster, bequeaths bonds to David Hutchen, Bessie Pegg, Julia Margaret Deare and Ellen Bevarn Tenner, desires that her Nicholas Railway, Eygptian preference and Eygptian United bonds are sold by her executor - 31 May 1886, D/Y/A/45
  • Mary-Ann Newman of Gorey, Grouville - 11 January 1886, D/Y/A/45
  • Elizabeth Newman of St John, widow of William Peek - 2 September 1901, D/Y/A/60
  • Elizabeth Newman, 2 Lower King's Cliff, St Helier - 4 April 1908, D/Y/A/67
  • James Newman, Charleston House, St Aubin - 15 October 1912, D/Y/A/71
  • Clara Newman, Glen Cottage, Rozel, St Martin - 16 April 1943, D/Y/A/110
  • Mary Newman, Les Arches - 15 July 1938, D/Y/A/103
  • Charles Newman, St Helier bequeaths to Mary Ann Le Gresley the property Sydenham House, bordering on St Marks Road and Janvrin Road, St Helier - 13 January 1908, D/Y/A/67
  • Henry Newman, St Saviour - 20 November 1895, D/Y/A/54
  • Mary-Ann Newnham of Great Union Road, now of Minden Place, St Helier, widow of John Brine - 5 November 1894, D/Y/A/53

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