Briard

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First World War hero Ernest Victor Briard


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

You can also select marriages or burials. Select the name you want and when the list of records is displayed you can easily refine the search, choosing a single parish, given name(s) and/or start and end dates.

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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Origin of surname

Briard has its origins in southern Normandy and indicates a person who came from Brie. The name is still present in Normandy today.

Early records

The surname Briard was first recorded in Jersey in the Assizes Roll of 1299. One branch of the family became established in St Ouen by the early-17th century, but other branches existed at this date, mainly in St Helier. The tree below - Descendants of Thomas Briard - suggests that the St Ouen Briards are descended from the earlier St Helier family, but this is not certain.

Variations

  • Briard
  • Briart

Family records

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Church records

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Family histories



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Great War service



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Family wills



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Burial records

Family businesses

Emigrant to Canada


Family album

This painting was sent to us described as Marguerite Briard (1793-1861) (St Ouen) daughter of Philippe and Rachel Le Cornu, married Amice Le Mottée of St Ouen. However, we have discovered that the painting, although attached to Marguerite's record on several Ancestry trees, was originally posted there by a researcher who uses generic pictures from appropriate times in history to illustrate her trees. Although it is not absolutely clear, the likelihood is that this is not Marguerite, but some unknown woman who was alive at the same time. We have only included it here to warn researchers of the common, misleading, and frankly ridiculous, practice of attaching pictures to Ancestry tree profiles which have nothing to do with the person involved

Family gravestones

Click on any image to see a larger version. See the Jerripedia gravestone image collection page for more information about our gravestone photographs. Images of gravestones in other cemeteries will be added progressively

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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