Begurel

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Begurel/Bigrel family page
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This family was established in Trinity, Jersey from at least the mid 17th century, and may have descended from a Huguenot refugee.

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Miss Bigrel, c1860


Record Search


Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Begurel/Bigrel family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Begurel/Bigrel, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

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Origin of Surname

No information is available about the derivation of this specific surname. It may come from the same root as Begué and Beguier, which are derived from viguier, an officer of justice.

The family was established in Trinity, Jersey from at least the mid 17th century, and it is thought that the original immigrant may have been a Huguenot refugee.

Variations

  • Begurel
  • Beguerel
  • Bigrel
  • Bigrell
  • Biguerel

Family records

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Family trees



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Church records

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Bigrel family history




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Newspaper records


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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Bigrel 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

  • Anne Bigrel of St Peter, bequeaths to the poor of St Peter £1 - 19 February 1889, D/Y/A/48
  • Jane Bigrel of St Peter - 15 November 1880, D/Y/A/41
  • Marie Bigrel of Trinity, now of St Lawrence, widow of Edouard de Gruchy, desires to be buried in Trinity Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of Trinity, £12 10s of Jersey Currency 10 May 1851 - D/Y/A/27
  • Jean Biguerel of Trinity, desires to be buried in Trinity Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of Trinity, £66 13 sols 4 deniers of the order of the King 13 November 1802 - D/Y/A/16

Family businesses

Bigrel properties

Tips

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.

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