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Thorn family page


William Francis Thorn and his wife Margaret, nee Hopper, seated, with siblings Francis Henry Thorn, Anna Miller, nee Thorn, and Edward Thorn

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Origins of surname

This name either indicates someone living by a thorn bush, or in a place named Thorn after the predominance of those bushes.

Early records

Thorn first appears in Jersey records in 1824 with the baptism of Susan Thorn, daughter of George and Anne, in St Helier.


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Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc

  • Henry Charles Thorn (1891- ) Mercantile Marine, no local record found


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Thorn 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

  • Mary Thorn of Chevalier Road St Helier, widow of John Thorn Gentleman 25 September 1849 - D/Y/A/27
  • John Thorn of Georgetown, St Helier, bequeaths to Thomas Thorn, property in Georgetown 17 January 1847 - D/Y/A/26
  • William Thorn, Bombay, Deputy Inspector of Hospitals Includes separate Will and Testament for Jersey property Now residing at 50 Don Road, St Helier, desires to be buried in St Saviour's cemetery – September 1904, D/Y/A/63
  • Frances Thorne née Simmons - 7 June 1933, D/Y/A/94
  • James Thorne of St Helier, phsician and surgeon - 8 December 1875, D/Y/A/38

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