Newton family page
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Origins of surname
There are 83 places in England and Wales with this name, a corruption of 'new town'. It comes from the old English neowa and tun = 'settlement or village'
The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was In 1797 Sarah, daughter of Abraham and Mary, was baptised in St Helier. It was not until 1840 before a family became established
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Great War service
- Ernest Henry Newton (1888-1918) son of Elie and Henrietta Newton, Corporal, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action
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
- Beadon Newton of 20 Pomona Road, St Helier - 10 August 1901, D/Y/A/60
- Robert Newton of Ashton-upon-Mersey, Chester, England, now of St Helier, bequeaths to his trustees property in Ashton-upon-Mersey including the following fields; the Turners Heyes, the Croft, the Orchard, the Little Mossfield or the Heyes, the Rough, the Market Hey, the Roe, the Middle Field, the Four Moss Field and the Market Hey Cottom - 3 September 1869, D/Y/A/34
- Newton 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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