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Soldier Thomas Parker married Mary Ann Romeril in St Helier in 1792

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Origins of surname

The "parchier" or "parquier" was the keeper of the hunting parks of kings and wealthy landowners, and became parker when brought to Britain after the Norman Conquest.

Early records

An online tree suggests that George Parker and his wife Margery Carpenter, of Southampton, had two children baptised in Jersey in 1571 and 1575, but we have been unable to confirm this from Jersey records. Jean Parker and Jeanne Gaudin were married in Grouville in n1712. Another Jean married Marie Mauger in St Helier in 1724 and they had three children baptised in the parish from 1727 to 1734, but not further descendants are on record.

Variants

  • Parker

Family records

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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Parker 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 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Jean Parker 22 December 1752 - D/Y/A/8
  • Margaret Parker 8 January 1883 - 8 January 1883, D/Y/A/43
  • James Parker late of Southampton, shipwright 6 August 1709 - D/Y/A/4
  • James Parker of 10 Gloucester Street, St Helier - 2 September 1898, D/Y/A/57
  • William Parker of Brighton Road, St Helier, bequeaths all personal estate to the Benevolent Society in connection with the Bible Christian Church of Great Union Road - 16 March 1898, D/Y/A/57
  • Richard Parker of Dorsetshire, England, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier 1s - 20 August 1888, D/Y/A/47
  • James Parker, 5 Belvedere Villas, Georgetown, St Saviour - 25 June 1904, D/Y/A/63
  • Gerald Parker, The Box, Five Mile Road, St Ouen - 30 June 1943, D/Y/A/111
  • Albert Parker, The Sussex Hotel, 18 Mulcaster Street, St Helier - 12 May 1939, D/Y/A/104

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