Ozouf

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This name was recorded in Jersey as early as the 13th century and is still present today

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Sophia Angeline Ozouf, George Walter Bertram and George John Bertram


Record Search


Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Ozouf family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Ozouf, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

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New records

From August 2020 we have started adding records from non-Anglican churches, and this process will continue as more records, held by Jersey Archive, are digitised and indexed. Our database now includes buttons enabling a search within registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These records will automatically appear within the results of any search made from this page.

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Origin of surname

The old personal name Oswulf became Ozouf and eventually became a surname.

Early records

The name is of considerable antiquity in Jersey, appearing in the Short Inquisition of 1274

Sire Guillaume Osoulf appears in the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550

The name is reasonably common in Normandy today and can be traced there back to 1198.

Baptism records start in St Helier in 1597, but the following have been identified in earlier records:

  • Elizabeth Ozouf, born in Jersey about 1580 and married Vincent Hamon in 1608
  • Collette Ozouf, possibly a sister of Elizabeth, born in Jersey about 1585 and married Thomas de ste Croix in 1609

An Ozouf family was present in Jersey from the 16th century until the 18th, but then appears to have died out. Today's Ozoufs are descended from immigrants from France in the 19th century.

Variants

  • Osoulf
  • Osouf
  • Osof, 1274

Family recordss

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Family trees



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Church records

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Great War service


  • Alfred Ozouf (1878- ) (Gr) son of Jean and Mary, Private, Labour Corps
  • John Louis Ozouf (1881- ) (Gr) son of Leon and Marie, ex-RMIJ, Private, Somerset Light Infantry, PoW
  • Walter Frederick Ozouf (1894- ) (St H) son of Leon and Mary, ex-RMIJ, Corporal, RAF


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Family wills



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Burial records


Family businesses

This picture was previously believed to show the Farrel family at Grantez in 1912, but has now been identified as an Ozouf family farm, either L'Aiguillon or Fairview, Grouville. The photograph was taken between 1910 and 1912, and both dates have been attributed to it, but with the wrong location. In the front row are Alice Ozouf, Lydia Clara Jones, nee Ozouf, with her daughter, Lilian Baudains, nee Ozouf, unknown man, unknown man, unknown boy Jean Michel Amedee Ozouf, unknown man, unknown woman, Elsie McGugan, nee Ozouf

Family album

The Ozouf family, probably photograped at Fairview, Grouville, in 1913. Back row L to R:David Maurice Jones, Lydia Clara Jones (nee Ozouf), John McGugan, Arthur McGugan, John Buesnel McGugan, Marie Augustine de Rue (nee Ozouf), Ernest Amedee Ozouf, Edith Alice Ozouf (nee Le Couilliard), Philip Walter Ozouf, Francoise Eleanore Viltn (nee Ozouf), John James Ozouf, James de Rue. Middle row L to R: Alice Ada Ozouf (nee Reddy), John Peter Ozouf, Lillian Mary Baudins(nee Ozouf), baby Maud Baudins, Elize Jane McGugan (nee Ozouf), Mary Anne Ozouf (nee Tirel), Jean Michel, Amadee Ozouf, Alice Angelina Ozouf, Arthur Ernest Ozouf. Front row L to R: Elise McGugan, Gerald Ernest Ozouf, Lilliam Mallet Baudins, Ivy le Couilliard Ozouf, Alice May Ozouf
An Ozouf family low-water fishing outing

Family gravestones

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Tips

The church record links above will open in a new tab in your browser and generate the most up-to-date list of each set of records from our database. These lists replace earlier Family page baptism lists, which were not regularly updated. They have the added advantage that they produce a chronological listing for the family name in all parishes, so you do not have to search through A-Z indexes, parish by parish.

We have included some important spelling variants on some family pages, but it may be worth searching for records for a different spelling variant. Think of searching for variants with or without a prefix, such as Le or De. To search for further variants, or for any other family name, just click on the appropriate link below for the first letter of the family name, and a new tab will open, giving you the option to choose baptism, marriage or burial records. You will then see a list of available names for that type of record and you can select any name from that list. That will display all records of the chosen type for that family name, and you can narrow the search by adding a given name, selecting a parish or setting start and end dates in the form you will see above. You can also change the family name, or search for a partial name if you are not certain of the spelling

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

New records

Starting in August 2020 we are adding several thousand new records from the registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These will appear in date order within a general search of the records and are also individually searchable within the database search form

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