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It took some time for a Berry family to become established in Jersey because the earliest families either had no children or all girls.

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May Bailey, nee Berry, who was born in Yorkshire in 1894 and died in Jersey in 1977


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Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Berry family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Berry, 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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Origins of surname

Although the many Berrys to arrive in Jersey from the early 18th century onwards undoubtedly came from England, the surname is also known in France. There it is derived from the ancient Province of Berry, a region which now consists of the départements of Cher, Indre and parts of Vienne.

In England it derives either from the old English byrig, meaning 'a fortified place' or the later beri, or buri denoting a fortified manor house. The surname was either given to the owner of a manor house, or possibly to somebody who lived close by. The surname may also originate in such places as Bury in Huntingdonshire, Bury in Lancashire, Berry in Yorkshire, or Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Early records

The name first appears in Jersey church records in the early 1700, with the marriages of Andrew Berry to Marie Nicholls in 1711, and Samuel Berry to Elizabeth Taylor in 1737. There is no record of these couples having children, and the first baptisms on record are those of Anne (1771- ) and Elizabeth Jeanne (1772- ), daughters of Jean and Anne Aubin, who were married in St Helier in 1770.

There is then a 50-year gap before the marriage of Nicholas Berry and Elizabeth Journeaux in St Helier in 1826, followed by the baptism of their three children, all daughters.

Variants

  • Berry
  • Berrey
  • Berrie
  • Bury
  • Burry

Family records

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Great War service


Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc

Sons of Henry Berry and Mary Ellen

  • Arthur Henry Berry (1882- ) (St S) Quartermaster Sergeant RE
  • Harold Laurence Berry (1886- ) (St S ), Corporal, Canadian Engineers
  • Herbert Stanley Berry (1882- ) (St S) Armourer Staff Sergeant, RAOC


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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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