Origins of surname
This name comes from the old English mynecen, meaning 'nun'. Nuns from Caen managed a nunnery in Minchinghampton
The name starts appearing in Jersey baptism registers at the beginning of the 19th century, with the baptism of 11 children of William Minchinton and Ann Brown in St Helier over 20 years from 1807.
The two spellings can often be found in records for the same family group
- Minchinton baptisms in Jersey
- Minchinton marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Minchinton marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Minchinton burials in Jersey
- Minchington baptisms in Jersey
- Minchington marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Minchington marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Minchington burials in Jersey
Great War service
These wills created by members of the Minchinton 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
- Jane Minchington of Mont Durant, St Peter Port, Guernsey, now of Rosemount, St Saviour, spinster - 4 December 1875, D/Y/A/38
- Mary Minchinton of 1 St Mark's Road, St Helier, widow of Alfred Miller - 7 April 1896, D/Y/A/55
John Minchinton, born in St Helier in 1823, the son of William and Ann, nee Brown. He was a barber and he married Ann Gallie. They had ten children
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Great War casualty Clarence Minchington's grave at Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, France
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