Steel family page
Clement Steel married Marguerite Le Boulanter at St Martin in 1745
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Origins of surname
This name came from the old English style, meaning ‘steel’, and indicated someone who worked with iron and steel – essentially a smith, but perhaps there were two men with the same forename working at a foundry, and one was called Smith, the other Steel.
Pierre Steele married Marie de Carteret, daughter of Francois, Seigneur of Vinchelez de Haut, in 1675, but they do not appear to have had any children in Jersey and the first baptism in the registers does not appear until 1787.
Great War service
- Clement Philip Steel (1895- ) (St B) ex-RMIJ, Private, Essex Regiment, PoW
- Ernest William Steel (1897- ) (St B) Private, Hampshire Regiment
These wills created by members of the Steel 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
- Clement Steel, St Brelade - 7 June 1922, D/Y/A/82
- William Steel, St Helier bequeaths to the poor of St Helier £1 - 9 April 1903, D/Y/A/62
- Robert Steele of 2, Thornton Villas, St Helier - 21 May 1884, D/Y/A/44
- Emma Steele of 8 Almorah Crescent, St Helier, widow - 10 April 1889, D/Y/A/48