Pipon

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The Pipon family has been established in Jersey since the beginning of the 14th century, and possibly earlier, much earlier than the mid-15th century date suggested by J Bertrand Payne in his noted 19th century genealogical work, Payne's Armorial of Jersey. The Pipons have held such important fiefs as La Hague and Noirmont and the excellent propery named from its location, La Moye. Members of the family have held many important positions in the island's government, and have achieved notable success in the wider service of the armed forces and civil administration of the British Isles

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Robert Pipon (1815-1872), Midshipman, RN


Record Search


Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Pipon family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Pipon, 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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Origin of Surname

Pipon may be a form of Pepin, the Teutonic Peipo, the name of the famous Mayor of the Palace who made himself King of France. However, in Jersey Pepin and Pipon represent two distinct families.

Early records

The earliest published Island record of the name Pipon is in the Assize Roll of 1309. The name is found in the Extente of 1331 and the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550 includes Collas, Sire Guillaume, Helier and Johan. This contradicts the information given in the Armorial (see below).

Church baptism records start in St Brelade in 1561 and that parish accounts for 179 of the total of 291 baptisms up to 1842.

Payne's Armorial of Jersey

From an early period this family held the estate called La Moye, which is not, however, a seigneurie, which they inherited in the 16th century from an heiress of the Oranges. More lately, they held the seigneurie of Noirmont. Both estates are in the parish of St Brelade. Elias Pipon purchased Noirmont Manor, having obtained the customary permission by Letters Patent, from Lord Carteret in 1695. On this fief originally existed a priory which gave name to the estate, and which was subject to that of St Clement, and a cell to the Abbey of Mont St Michel. In the 15th century the monks actioned the tenants of this fief, claiming the privileges of having their mill repaired, their tithes collected, and their wood and wine delivered by their lay subordinates.

The earliest mention found of Pipon in Jersey is in 1467, when John Pipon was a Jurat of the Royal Court. In 1552, Sire Guille Pipon was one of the procureurs of the parish of St Peter, of which he was also, probably, Rector. Robert Pipon collected and transcribed a large number of interesting local acts and charters, which are now preserved in the Landsdowne Collection at the British Museum.

In the parish church of St Brelade occur a large number of mural tablets to the memories of members of both branches of the Pipon family, many of whom had attained rank in the Army and Navy.

Variants

The only spelling found in Jersey family records is Pipon, but the following have been found elsewhere

  • Pipon, 1331
  • Pypon
  • Pippon
  • Pypon
  • Pepon
  • Pepin is a distinct family with different name derivation

Family records

Although there has been considerable research into the Pipon family, resulting in four substantial trees and three shorter ones (see below), it has proved impossible to establish links between the three main family branches identified. The tree below account for virtually all the 291 Pipon baptisms in Jersey from 1561 to 1842, suggesting that the common ancestors, if there were any, will be found in the 15th century or earlier, and that the different branches of the family developed on fairly narrow lines before church registers started.

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Family trees



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Church records

Tips for using these links



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Family histories and biographies



Four articles on James Pipon of Noirmont



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Newspaper records


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Great War service



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Family wills



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Burial records


Family homes

Threshing on a Pipon farm in 1970


Family album

Family gravestones

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Pipon of Noirmont memorial in St Brelade's Church cemetery
Pipon family grave in St Lawrence Church cemetery


Tips

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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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