Origins of surname
Although there is no connection between the families, this surname has the same derivation as Bisson. That name comes from the French for bush, signifying a person living in an area covered in shrubs; Brochet comes from the old French broche, for bushy.
The name first appears in Jersey church records in 1798, with the marriage of Jacques Brochet, from France, to Jeanne Philippe at St Saviour's Parish Church.
- Brochet baptisms in Jersey
- Brochet marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Brochet marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Brochet burials in Jersey
Great War service
Sons of Francis and Clara Brochet
- Arthur Frank Brochet (1893- ) (St C) driver, Royal Field Artillery
- Harold George Brochet (1896- ) (St C) Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles, wounded, PoW
- Francis Henry Brochet (St C), Private, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, wounded
- Caesar Auguste Brochet (St C), Private, Royal Army Veterinary Corps
These wills created by members of the Brochet 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
- Brochet : Cyril , of Rosebank, Maufant, St Saviour - 30/Jan/1953 , 14/Dec/1961 , D/Y/B1/66/79
- Brochet : Phyllis May , wife of Charles Frederick Day, of Brookland Villa, Rue des Pres, St Clement - 06/Dec/1966 , 04/Feb/1972 , D/Y/B1/170/25
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