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Origins of surname

This name comes from tison, old French for 'firebrand'

Early records

In 1887 Francis, son of William Francis Tisson and Edith Mary Ward, was baptised in St Helier. From 1887 to 1896, seven children of George Mauger Tisson and Jeanne Chanvril were baptised in the parish


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Tisson 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

  • Charlotte Tisseau, daughter of Pierre, of St Peter, widow of William Bisson of St Brelade, desires to be buried in St Brelade's Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Peter and St Brelade, £8 of the order for each parish 5 May 1798 - D/Y/A/15
  • John Tission, Millbrook, St Lawrence - 17 January 1927, D/Y/A/87
  • George Tisson, St Helier - 20 July 1938, D/Y/A/103

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