Turpin

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Christopher Turpin and Mary McMillen were married in St Helier in 1837


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Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Turpin family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Turpin, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

You can also select marriages or burials. Select the name you want and when the list of records is displayed you can easily refine the search, choosing a single parish, given name(s) and/or start and end dates.

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

New records

From August 2020 we have started adding records from non-Anglican churches, and this process will continue as more records, held by Jersey Archive, are digitised and indexed. Our database now includes buttons enabling a search within registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These records will automatically appear within the results of any search made from this page.

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Origins of surname

This is a name of English origin, which has changed its spelling over a long period, making a link to the original derivation difficult to establish. The Domesday Book includes references in the Yorkshire area to the names Torfin or Turfin, which are believed to stem from the Viking porfinnr, which loosely means 'God-finn' and is probably from the same source as the country name Finland.

Early records

The name made its first appearance in Jersey church records in 1839 with the marriage in St Helier of James Turpin and Cordelia Dustin - see tree below. James came to Jersey from Devon, but his father and several generations before came from Stowe in Buckinghamshire.

Three other Turpins to arrive in Jersey from Devon and marry in St Helier were Christopher, who married Mary McMilian from Ireland in 1837; John, who married Agnes Mockridge from Dorset in 1838; and Christopher, who married Betsey Bray, from Cornwall, in 1840.

John and Agnes had six children baptised in St Helier: George James (1845- ), Charles William (1848- ), Christopher George (1850- ), Mary Jane (1853- ), Robert James (1856- ) and Ellen Matilda (1858- ).

Variants

  • Turpin, the only known spelling in Jersey

Family records

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Church records

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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Turpin 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

  • Adolphus Turpin, 26 Vauxhall Street, St Helier, bequeaths to James Abraham Turpin and to Florence Louise Turpin 20 Journeaux Street, St Helier; to Ethel Turpin Pirouet 9 and 10 Coie Cottages, St Saviours Road; to Richard James Turpin 1 Westley Cottages; to Ruby May Turpin 2 Westley Cottages; to Lizzie Florence Turpin 3 Westley Cottages - 3 January 1933, D/Y/A/94
  • Elizabeth Turpin, St Martin, widow of Henry Robert Judd - 12 March 1941, D/Y/A/107
  • Amelia Turpin, wife of John Thomas Heywood, St Helier - 12 December 1913, D/Y/A/72


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Tips

The church record links above will open in a new tab in your browser and generate the most up-to-date list of each set of records from our database. These lists replace earlier Family page baptism lists, which were not regularly updated. They have the added advantage that they produce a chronological listing for the family name in all parishes, so you do not have to search through A-Z indexes, parish by parish.

We have included some important spelling variants on some family pages, but it may be worth searching for records for a different spelling variant. Think of searching for variants with or without a prefix, such as Le or De. To search for further variants, or for any other family name, just click on the appropriate link below for the first letter of the family name, and a new tab will open, giving you the option to choose baptism, marriage or burial records. You will then see a list of available names for that type of record and you can select any name from that list. That will display all records of the chosen type for that family name, and you can narrow the search by adding a given name, selecting a parish or setting start and end dates in the form you will see above. You can also change the family name, or search for a partial name if you are not certain of the spelling

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

New records

Starting in August 2020 we are adding several thousand new records from the registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These will appear in date order within a general search of the records and are also individually searchable within the database search form

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