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Seward family page


Thomas Seward married Anne Pipon in St Brelade in 1786

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Origins of surname

This surname is derived from the old English personal name 'Saeweard' or 'Sigeweard', combining the words meaning 'victor' and 'protect'.

Early records


  • Seward, probably the only form found in Jersey
  • Siward
  • Syward
  • Sewarde

Family records


Family trees


Church records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Seward 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

  • Harriet Seward - 29 May 1877, D/Y/A/39
  • Ann Seward of 5, Don Place, St Helier, widow of Charles Frederick Le Cornu - 8 February 1878, D/Y/A/40
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