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George, George and Samuel Thomas

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Origins of surname

From the personal name Thomas, meaning the twin.

Early records

The name is first found in Jersey church records in 1678, and families began to become established from the mid-18th century.

However, the name was present earlier, and shows up in 14th century official documents.


  • Thomas
  • Tomas
  • Thomasse

Family records


Family trees


Church records


Great War service


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Thomas 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

  • Alice Thomas née Carré of 6 The Parade, St Helier - 14 July 1948, D/Y/A/120
  • Edward Thomas, 2 Clifford Place, - 16 November 1920, D/Y/A/80
  • Edwin Thomas, Kent Cottage, Byron Lane, St Helier - 28 February 1947, D/Y/A/117
  • Eliza Thomas, 18 Belmont Road, St Helier - 3 August 1929, D/Y/A/89
  • Emma Thomas née Edgar, St Helier - 26 November 1941, D/Y/A/108
  • Isaac Thomas of Plymouth, Devon, desires to be buried in St Helier cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier - 14 May 1891, D/Y/A/50
  • John Thomas, 9 Stopford Road, St Helier, butcher - 9 April 1937, D/Y/A/100
  • John Thomas, La Marquanderie Farm, St Brelade's Bay - 7 August 1918, D/Y/A/78
  • Kinsey Thomas, Petra, St Aubin, , D/Y/A/90
  • Lancelot Thomas of London, now of Meadow View, St Peter, Major General, retired, in the Madras Royal Artillery, bequeaths to Sarah Jane Weir Boddie £500 of Egyptian Unified Bonds - 20 April 1882, D/Y/A/42
  • Marie Thomas - 26 July 1928, D/Y/A/88
  • Pierre Thomas of St Helier, desires to be buried in St Saviour's Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Saviour, £12 of French currency 17 May 1817 - D/Y/A/18
  • Thomas Thomas of Quennevais House, St Brelade - 11 April 1945, D/Y/A/113
  • Walter Thomas, 9 Clubley Estate, St Helier - 7 June 1944, D/Y/A/112

Family businesses

Family photo album

The Thomas family at Gloucester House in 1913

Family gravestones

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