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Boullier family page



John Aimable and Margaret Hesther Boullier, nee Attridge,
and Stanley Thomas

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Origins of surname

This name indicates a maker of boules in France. It is common in Brittany spelt either Boulier or Boullier, but the variant Bouillier, found in Jersey, is more common elsewhere in France. There are 70,000 Boulier and Boullier records in the Geneanet database, but only 7,000 Bouilliers

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was in 1845 for Boullier and 1871 for Bouillier. The variant Boulier has not been found in Jersey records. There is considerable confusion over spelling in the records but it appears that all names should be Boullier, with the exception of one family of Bouilliers


  • Boullier
  • Boulier
  • Bouillier

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Great War service

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Sons of John Aimable Boullier and Ellen Esther

  • Sydney Herbert Bouillier (1880- ) (St P) son of Francis Elie Boullier and Esther de la Haye, ex-RMIJ, Private, Norfolk Regiment
  • Walter Bouillier (St B) Private RAF probably James Walter Boullier (1891-1970) son of James Walter and Mary Ann Le Petit


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Family wills

This will created by a member of the family is now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, date and reference number 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

  • John Boullier, St Lawrence - 21 May 1930, D/Y/A/90


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