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Ellen Blanche Cross

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Origins of surname

From the old Norse word Kross, this surname referred to someone living near a roadside cross, at crossroads, or someone who carried the cross during a religious procession

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Antoine, son of Walter Cross, in St Brelade in 1718


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Great War service

  • Alfred Cross (1893- ) (St L) son of Sarah, ex-RMIJ, Private, Hampshire Regiment
  • Thomas George Cross MM, (1895- ) (Weymouth) son of Agnes, Sergeant, Royal Fusiliers
  • William Pitt Cross (1870- ) (St B) son of Richard and Clara Margaret Theresa Cross, Sergeant, Canadian Infantry

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Cross 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


  • Cross : Albert James , Beauverd, St Lawrence 16/11/1925 Bequeaths to Mary Touzel the property Beauverd, Millbrook, St Lawrence - Unknown date , 11/May/1931 , D/Y/A/91/93
  • Cross : Ann , widow, of St Helier - 11/Jan/1767 , 07/Feb/1767 , D/Y/A/11/88
  • Cross : Elizabeth , widow, of Bristol, England, temporarily of Jersey : - 30/Sep/1878 , 02/Apr/1883 , D/Y/A/43/38
  • Cross : Hannah Amelia , of Exeter Co Devonshire, England, now of St Saviour - 06/Oct/1864 , 04/Jan/1867 , D/Y/A/33/70
  • Cross : Harry , of 42, New Street, St Helier and formerly of Sunny Breeze, Airport Road, St Peter - 09/Aug/1954 , 07/Jul/1969 , D/Y/B1/134/5
  • Cross : John , of The Glen, Beaumont, St Peter - 16/Dec/1946 , 23/Feb/1970 , D/Y/B1/142/31
  • Cross : Lorna Eustace , widow of Edmund Ralph Milner, of Brookside, Gorey, Grouville - 07/Nov/1952 , 22/May/1969 , D/Y/B1/132/36
  • Cross : Mabel Annie , widow of Abraham Pallot, of 6, Dunell Place, First Tower, St Helier - 25/Jun/1968 , 25/Jun/1968 , D/Y/B1/121/46
  • Cross : Thomas George , of 24, Florence Boot Cottages, Greve d'Azette, St Clement - 30/Jan/1946 , 27/Feb/1975 , D/Y/B1/218/40
  • Cross : Walter , ... - 19/Aug/1879 , 23/Mar/1881 , D/Y/A/41/98


  • Crosse : Clara , nee Coombs, of Maitland, Mont au Pretre, St Helier Desires to be cremated and that her ashes are scattered in the garden of remembrance and that her name be placed beside her husband's on the cloister wall at Golders Green - 13/Jun/1956 , 11/Sep/1959 , D/Y/B1/56/15
  • Crosse : Dennis , of Maitland, Mont au Pretre, St Helier - 09/Jun/1954 , 25/Oct/1955 , D/Y/B1/32/46


Burial records

Family album

Louise Marguerite Macready (1895-1978) the daughter of Edmund Charles Macready and Louisa Sophia, née Viel on her wedding day in 1919 at Headley, Hampshire, to Alfred Edwin Cross. Her parents are buried in the Churchyard in Headley. Some of the Family remained in Jersey while Louie (whom the family knew as Kit) was on the mainland

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