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Origins of surname

This surname is derived from the old English north = 'north' and tun = 'settlement'; someone coming from a settlement in the north. This also gave rise to a number of locational names

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Jeanne, daughter of Simeon Norton, in St Helier in 1661. There was then a long gap until 1820, when the first child of George and Jane Bradley was baptised in Grouville


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Norton 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


  • Norton : Eleanor , widow 08/08/1838 Desires to be buried in St Saviour's Cemetery - , 13/Jul/1850 , D/Y/A/27/88
  • Norton : George William Barton , of 3, The Denes, Greve d'Azette, St Clement - 24/Jun/1950 , 2/Jan/1951 , D/Y/B1/7/59
  • Norton : John , 3, Archie Villas, Byron Lane, St Helier - 26/Sep/1956 , 7/Jun/1960 , D/Y/B1/59/67
  • Norton : John , of 5, Wesley Place, Gorey - 30/Aug/1869 , 1/Sep/1876 , D/Y/A/39/53
  • Norton : John Barker , of Toneham Lodge, Prince's Tower Road, St Saviour - 29/Feb/1968 , 16/Aug/1978 , D/Y/B1/284/29
  • Norton : Sydney Victor , of Belsol, Rua de Quelimane, Carcavelos, Cascais, Portugal - 29/Jul/1970 , 14/Mar/1980 , D/Y/B1/318/19
  • Norton : Victoria , Estoril, St Aubin, spinster - 21/Jul/1925 , 10/Aug/1925 , D/Y/A/85/124
  • Norton : William Henry , of Le Bordage, Bel Royal, St Lawrence - 12/Jul/1971 , 12/Jul/1971 , D/Y/B1/161/29


  • Norton-Taylor : Arthur Critchett Bracey , of St Margaret's, Beaumont, St Peter - 26/Oct/1960 , 16/Jan/1969 , D/Y/B1/127/50


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