Richmond

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James Richmond married Sarah Ann Balls in St Helier in 1849

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Origins of surname

Although the name arrived in Jersey from England, it is of French origin. Richmond in Yorkshire was named after a Richemont in France after the Norman Conquest. The derivation is from riche for rich or splendid, and mont, for hill.

Early records

The name first appears in Jersey in the middle of the 19th century with the arrival of James Isaac Richmond and Sarah Ann Balls, probably from Essex.

Variants

  • Richmond
  • Richmont
  • Richemont
  • Richemond

Family records

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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Richmond 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

  • James Richmond of Burnham, Essex, now of Gorey Village, Grouville - 28 July 1894, D/Y/A/53
  • Elizabeth Richmond, 2 Hilgrove Terrace, Gorey, Grouville - 12 April 1930, D/Y/A/90

Family gravestones

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