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An outing for staff of the St Aubin business of W J Boniface. This was builder Walter John Boniface, who was in business with his son Harvey Walter. We have not been able to establish when and where the photograph was taken

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Origins of surname

This surname can be of English, French or Italian origin. Its meaning was originally 'good destiny', which changed over time to 'doer of good deeds'. No fewer than nine Popes chose this name for themselves after they were elected

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Lydia Jane Boniface, daughter of Ben and Elizabeth, in St Helier in 1838. The surname came to Jersey from England, not from France


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Boniface 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

  • Boniface : Harvey Walter , of Norvic, St Aubin, St Brelade - 15/Jun/1961 , 18/Mar/1970 , D/Y/B1/143/27
  • Boniface : Susannah Jane , of High Street, St Aubin - 27/Nov/1899 , 11/Dec/1899 , D/Y/A/58/90
  • Boniface : Walter John , son of John Harvey, of St Aubin, St Brelade Bequeaths to Christine Matilda Boniface, wife of Sidney Airey, the usufruct of the draper's shop and the room in the rear thereof on Victoria Street and in the tenancy of Messrs Hamon and Sons; to Harvey Walter Boniface, the reversion of the shop and the stores adjoining the property, the property Tachbrook; to Mabel Ada Boniface, wife of Herbert Albert Freeman, the property known as Roseville, formerly known as Sealand Cleft; to Christine Matilda Boniface, wife of Sidney Airey, the property known as Castle View and the house known as Beaulieu; to Mabel Ada Boniface and Christine Matilda Boniface, the house known as Victoria House, all in St Aubin, St Brelade and to Ethel May Boniface, the property known as Caesarea Garage, High Street, St Aubin, St Brelade - 07/Oct/1927 , 20/Dec/1955 , D/Y/B1/33/29


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