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Henry and Rebecca Way with their daughter Sarah

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Origins of surname

This name described somebody who lived by a weg, the old-English word for a road

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Jane, daughter of Robert and Nancy Way in St Helier in 1827. It was much later in the 19th century before a family became established


  • Way
  • Waye
  • Wey
  • Weigh
  • Attaway
  • Bitheway

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Way 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

  • Way : Dorothy Margot , widow of Frederick Temperton Daniels, of Sandybrook Hospital, St Peter and formerly of La Maisonette, La Chasse, St Helier - 29/Jan/1977 , 23/Jan/1980 , D/Y/B1/313/32
  • Way : Edward Thomas Charlton , of Forest Hill, Mont Cochon, St Helier - 3/Jul/1953 , 21/Aug/1954 , D/Y/B1/26/9
  • Way : Elias George , of Flat 3, The Grange, Longueville, Grouville and formerly of 50, Don Road, St Helier - 19/Feb/1959 , 30/Nov/1972 , D/Y/B1/183/32
  • Way : Henry , of Brixham, co Devon, Master Mariner - 10/Dec/1833 , 2/Dec/1843 , D/Y/A/25/118
  • Way : May Matilda , widow of Arthur William West, of Springbank Nursing Home, Vallee des Vaux, St Helier and formerly of Dunell Villa, Dunell Road, St Saviour and of No 5, Royal Crescent, St Helier - 1/Jun/1955 , 20/Feb/1979 , D/Y/B1/294/27


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Family gravestones

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