Orchard family page
Sarah Ann Orchard (1851-1911) married in 1868 in Guernsey Richard Henry Moore (1848-1881) of St Peter Port
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Origins of surname
This was originally somebody who lived near or was employed in an orchard, from the old English ortgeard or orceard, derived from wort = 'a plant' and geard = 'enclosure'
The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was The name first appeared in Jersey records in 1828 with the baptism of Caroline Augusta, daughter of Robert and Eliza. Families became established in the following decade
Great War service
- Clarence William Orchard (1884-1914) (St H), son of George and Eliza Orchard, husband of Daisy May, Private, Dorset Regiment, killed in action
- Arthur Ernest Orchard (Tonbridge, Kent) living in Jersey 1911, Private, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
- Orchard 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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