Origins of surname
Quite simply someone new to a particular place, from the Anglo-Saxon neowe and mann
The name first appears in Jersey church records in 1816, with the baptism of Elizabeth, daughter of John Newman and Elizabeth. However, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Newman and Elizabeth Payn, who was baptised in St Martin in 1818, was born in 1815.
- Newman baptisms in Jersey
- Newman marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Newman marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Newman burials in Jersey
Great War service
- Arthur Walter Newman (1892- ) (St H) son of Walter Francis and Mary Ada Arthur, Gunner, RFA
- Edward Charles Newman (1902- ) (St H) ,son of Edward Charles and Mary Jane Houguez Boy RN, HMS Impregnable
- Edward Charles Newman (1876- ) possibly father of above, Able Seaman, Mercantile Marine, ss Ibex
- John Hawkins Elliott Newman (1896-1973) (probably St S), son of George Augustus Newman and Elizabeth Mary Ann, nee Mitchelmore, Sergeant, King's Own North Lancaster Regiment,
- Richard Chambury Newman (St H), Private, RJGB
Notable family members
- Orpheus Newman, inventor of life jacket
Occupation curfew cards
Click on any image to see a larger version. See the Jerripedia gravestone image collection page for more information about our gravestone photographs
The church record links above will open in a new tab in your browser and generate the most up-to-date list of each set of records from our database. These lists replace earlier Family page baptism lists, which were not regularly updated. They have the added advantage that they produce a chronological listing for the family name in all parishes, so you do not have to search through A-Z indexes, parish by parish.
We have included some important spelling variants on some family pages, but it may be worth searching for records for a different spelling variant. Think of searching for variants with or without a prefix, such as Le or De. To search for further variants, or for any other family name, just click on the appropriate link below for the first letter of the family name, and a new tab will open, giving you the option to choose baptism, marriage or burial records. You will then see a list of available names for that type of record and you can select any name from that list. That will display all records of the chosen type for that family name, and you can narrow the search by adding a given name, selecting a parish or setting start and end dates in the form you will see above. You can also change the family name, or search for a partial name if you are not certain of the spelling
The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.
Since August 2020 we have added several thousand new records from the registers of Roman Catholic, Methodist and other non-conformist churches. These will appear in date order within a general search of the records and are also individually searchable within the database search form