Troy family page
This family came to Jersey from Ireland
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Origins of surname
Although the Jersey family traces its descent to Ireland, this is a name of French origin, relating to the city of Troyes. It first appears in English records in 1273, although it probably moved from France to England at the time of the Conquest.
Patrick Troy (1825- ) and his wife Mary, nee O'Donnell, came to the island in 1852 and all Troys in the island today are descended from them.
- Troy, the only spelling found in Jersey records
Great War service
All these Troys can be found in Descendants of James Troy
- John Troy (1898-1982) (St H) son of Edward and Sarah Kelly, husband of Gladys Shiner, Air Mechanic, RAF
- John Edward Patrick Troy (1883- ) (St H) son of John Troy and Amelia Webb, husband of Ann Mary Kenny, Sapper RE
- Richard Troy (1899-1964) son of Edward and Sarah Kelly, ex-RMIJ, Private RAF
- William Troy (1889-1976) son of Edward and Sarah Kelly (St H) Corporal RE
This will created by a member of the Troy family is now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, date and reference number 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 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page
- Edward Troy, 5 Albert Street, St Helier - 26 November 1924, D/Y/A/84
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