Origins of surname
This surname started with the German personal name Ludwig, and progressed through French history via Clovis, Clouis to Louis. It is derived from Hludwig, hlud = loud or famous, wig = battle
The name is first found in the St Helier baptism register in 1688, but then there is a gap of a century, and it is not until the early 19th century that families begin to be established
- Lewis baptisms in Jersey
- Lewis marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Lewis marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Lewis burials in Jersey
Great War service
- George Lewis was a hairdresser at 57 King Street in the 1900s and '10s ... running through to 14 Broad Street
- Hairdresser John Lewis and his family were at 19 Broad Street from the 1840s to the '90s
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