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Florence Boot, nee Rowe

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Origins of surname

This name may have referred to someone who lived near a hedgerow, but it is probably more likely to have come from the medieval personal name Rou or Roul, which were in turn derived from the old Germanic name Rolf

Early records

This surname first appeared in Jersey registers in the mid-18th century and is still present today


  • Row
  • Rowe

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Rowe 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 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • James Rowe of 23, Charles Street, St Helier, bequeaths to George Rowe, the Family Bible - 19 September 1865, D/Y/A/32
  • Pamela Rowe of 3 Stanley Villas, St John's Road, St Helier - 11 May 1897, D/Y/A/56
  • Eliza Rowe of 3, Stanley Villas, St John's Road, St Helier - 14 August 1900, D/Y/A/59
  • Edward Rowe of Madam Church, Cornwall, now of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier £1 - 12 August 1871, D/Y/A/36
  • William Rowe of St Helier, now of St Ouen, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier 10s - 16 December 1867, D/Y/A/33
  • Elizabeth Rowe, 15 Chevalier Road, St Helier - 18 November 1930, D/Y/A/90
  • William Rowe, 41½ Dorset Street - 16 August 1910, D/Y/A/69
  • Winter Rowe, La Valette, St Martin - 16 February 1931, D/Y/A/91
  • Anna Rowe, Rondin, St Marys - 4 December 1946, D/Y/A/116
  • Mary Rowe, Shalom, St Aubin - 25 September 1940, D/Y/A/107
  • Alfred Rowe, Verdun House, Cuiellette of Vinchelez, St Ouen - 21 July 1930, D/Y/A/90

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