Origins of surname
Although boucher is French for butcher, this surname is believed to be derived from buis, French for the box plant.
The Bouchere family in Jersey appears to have originated in Moselle, in the north-east of France, and to have no connection with Leboucher of Normandy
It is not clear which of these names is a variation of Bouchéré, which is properly spelt with two accents.
- Leboucher, found in Normandy
- Bouchere baptisms in Jersey
- Bouchere marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Bouchere marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Bouchere burials in Jersey
Great War service
These wills created by members of the Bouchere 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
- Bouchere : Elizabeth Mary , wife of Patrick Joseph Hardiman, of St Patrick, Palm Grove, Mont a l'Abbe, St Helier - 03/Apr/1978 , 03/Apr/1978 , D/Y/B1/276/27
- Bouchere : Emile Felix , 3 Queens Road, St Helier - 20/Dec/1921 , 04/Apr/1923 , D/Y/A/83/40
- Bouchere : Emile John , 2 Croydon Villas, Cleveland Road, St Helier - 14/Oct/1903 , 01/May/1904 , D/Y/A/63/11
- Bouchere : Florence Maud , widow of Joseph Albert Hodgeson, of Home Farm, Grouville and formerly of Faldouet Farm, Faldouet, St Martin - 20/May/1957 , 09/Oct/1968 , D/Y/B1/125/4
Oil merchant Arthur Henry Bouchere's Lighthouse business at Georgetown
Margaret Bouchere, who started nursing in Jersey's General Hospital during the German Occupation, moved to England to qualify at the end of the war and later emigrated to New Zealand
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