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Truscott family page


The 1939 wedding of Hilda Osborn and Richmond John Truscott, son of Jerseyman John Richmond Truscott

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Origins of surname

This name has Cornish origins, from dies = 'beyond' and cuit = 'wood'

Early records

Agne Elizabeth Truscott, daughter of James and Eliza, was baptised in St Brelade in 1839. It was the end of the next decade and onwards before any families became established


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Family records


Church records


Family trees


Great War service

  • Edward James Truscott (1894- ) (St H) Officer's Steward RN, HMS Saria
  • James Walter Truscott (St H), Private, Training Reserve
  • John Richmond Truscott (1879- ) (St H) son of Edmund John and Sarah Jane Adams , Chief Writer, HMS Fisgard
  • William Edmund Truscott (1893- ) (St H) son of William George and Emma Priddie, Mercantile Marine
  • William Edward Truscott (St H), L-Cpl, Essex Regiment


Occupation records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Truscott 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

  • Elizabeth Truscott of 11 Dorset Street, St Helier, widow of Michael Doran - 28 August 1883, D/Y/A/43
  • John Truscott, of St Helier, bequeaths to Jane Tomes 25 Dorset Street, St Helier - 14 August 1885, D/Y/A/45

Family gravestones

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