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Cronin family page


William Richard Cronin, born in Jersey in 1873. He emigrated to the USA and died there in 1945

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Origins of surname

This name was originally that of three Irish clans, which may not have been related. It translates as 'the son of the saffron coloured one', and is a nickname for a fair-haired person, perhaps a Viking. The name could also be derived from the French couronne, for crown.

Early records

The surname first appeared in St Helier records in 1853. Separate families moved to the island from Bristol and Ireland.


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Family wills

This will created by a member of the Cronin 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

  • Cronin : John Joseph , of 2, Mont des Croix, St Brelade - 05/Oct/1966 , 05/Oct/1966 , D/Y/B1/101/8

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