Descendants of Philippe de Gruchy and Elizabeth Le Geyt

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  • 1 Philippe de Gruchy (1741-1804) [1] m (1766, St S) Elizabeth Le Geyt d of Abraham of Pigneaux and Anne Alexandre [2]
    • 2 Philippe de Gruchy (1767-1831) [3] m (1789, St S) Elizabeth Binet d of Edouard of Trinity and Elizabeth Binet [4]
      • 3 Philippe de Gruchy (1789- )
      • 3 Moïse de Gruchy (1791-1814?) [5]
      • 3 Abraham de Gruchy (1793- ) [6]
      • 3 Jean de Gruchy (1796- )
      • 3 Edouard de Gruchy (1798-1835) [7]
      • 3 Elizabeth de Gruchy (1801-1874) m (1835, St H) Thomas de Gruchy (1803- ) [8]
      • 3 Elie de Gruchy (1803-1866) [9] m (1843, St H) Jeanne Le Geyt, his cousin, daughter of Philippe, [10] and Rachel de Gruchy
      • 3 Charles de Gruchy (1804-1805)
      • 3 Marie de Gruchy (1806-1851) m (1829, St H) Jean Picot [15]
      • 3 Marguerite de Gruchy (1808-1888) m (1848, St S) François Ahier [16]
      • 3 Anne de Gruchy (1810-1882) m (1830, St Mt) Elie Whitley [17]
    • 2 Elizabeth de Gruchy (1770-1807) m (1789, St S) Philippe Alexandre of Augrès, Trinity [18]
    • 2 Jeanne de Gruchy (1772-1788)
    • 2 Anne de Gruchy (1775-1848)
    • 2 Jean de Gruchy (1776-1788)
    • 2 Elie de Gruchy (1778-1793)
    • 2 Abraham de Gruchy (1780-1864) [19] m (1808, St P) Marie Le Brocq (1784-1867) d of William [20] and Jeanne Le Feuvre of La Hougue
      • 3 William Philippe de Gruchy (1809-1881) [21] m (1837, Camberwell) Louisa Chapman, d and eventual h of Charles William [22] and Louisa Burrell, d of Charles of Denmark Hill, Camberwell [23]
        • 4 William Laurence de Gruchy (1838-1920) [24] m (1864, St Luke) Augusta Chambers Smith [25] d and h of Jabez and Charlotte, née Ward, of Millbrook Lodge, Jersey
          • 5 Maud Irene de Gruchy (1865-1957) [26] m (1886, St B) Ernest Briard (1859-1906) [27]
          • 5 Guy Fortescue Burrell de Gruchy (1867-1940) [28] m (1916, Eng.) Catherine May Miller, d and co-h of Henry [29] and Ada Percival Nicholls [30]
            • 6 Philip de Gruchy (1917-1973) [31]
            • 6 Hope May de Gruchy (1918-1995) [32] m (1942, Eng.) William George Moore Dixon [33]
            • 6 Elizabeth Noèmi de Gruchy (1922-2015) m (1949, St B) Hugh Norman Bellamy [34]
          • 5 Murray Laurence de Gruchy (1868-1868)
          • 5 Violet Augusta de Gruchy (1872-1884)
        • 4 Philippe Henry de Gruchy (1843-1899) [35] m 1, (1866, St H) Elizabeth Eales Frankum; 2, (1875, St S) Emma Elizabeth Le Quesne d of William [36]
          • 5 Hugh Laurence de Gruchy (1876-1880)
          • 5 Reginald Frankum de Gruchy (1877-1949) B.A. (Lond.) [37] m (1921, Wilts.) May Rawlins d of Alfred and Fanny, née Moore, of Figheldean, Wiltshire
            • 6 Philip Hugh de Gruchy (1922-2009) [38] m Jane Doreen Parsons Jolly d of Sir Gordon Jolly, KCIE, KHP, IMS [39]
            • 6 Vincent John de Gruchy (1925- ) [40] m (1955, Wokingham) Pamela M. Wheeldon, d of Douglas Parker (descendants in female lines in England)
          • 5 Louise Hilda de Gruchy (1878-1964) [41]
          • 5 Vera Maud de Gruchy (1881-1949) [42]
      • 3 Marie Anne de Gruchy (1811-1817)
      • 3 Philippe de Gruchy (1813-1889) [43]
      • 3 Jean de Gruchy (1816-1862)
      • 3 George de Gruchy (1819-1893) B.A. (Oxon) [44] m (1851, Eng.) Mary Anne Burrill d of John of Masham, Yorkshire
        • 4 George John de Gruchy (1853-1875) [45]
        • 4 Henry de Gruchy (1854-1934) [46] m (1888, Montgomery) Harriet E. C. Monck d of George Gustavus, J.P. and of Harriet Horne d of Sir William, [47]
          • 5 George Henry Adrian de Gruchy (1889-1889)
          • 5 Beatrice Harriet de Gruchy (1891- ) m (1926, Eng.) Revd. Harold Lucas [48]
          • 5 Henry Eustace Bligh de Gruchy (1897-1981) [49] m (1934, Ceylon) Barbara Beanke of Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.A. [50]
        • 4 Mary Louisa de Gruchy (1856-1936) m (1881, Eng.) John Bligh Monck (1855-1918) [51]
        • 4 Elizabeth Lucinda de Gruchy (1857- ) m (1898, Eng.) Kerchever Tillyard (issue a daughter)
        • 4 Charles William de Gruchy (1860-1944) [52] m (1903, Eng.) Maria Sybil Watkins ( -1931) d of Lewis Powell (no issue)
        • 4 Constance Annie de Gruchy (1861-1957, Ind.) [53] m (1894, Bombay) John Sempill Lambert [54]
          • 5 Constance Joyce Lambert (1896- ) unmarried
          • 5 Denis de Gruchy Lambert (1900-1994) [55] m (1934) Mary Gwendoline ffolliott-Powell d of Atherton, Colonel [56]
        • 4 Herbert Burrill de Gruchy (1864-1864)
        • 4 Herbert James Burrill de Gruchy (1865-1866)
        • 4 Alice Frances de Gruchy (1867-1867)
      • 3 Thomas de Gruchy (1821-1822)
    • 2 Matthieu de Gruchy (1783-1787)
    • 2 Charles de Gruchy (1784-1788)
    • 2 Matthieu de Gruchy (1789-1866) [57] m 1 (1811, St S) Françoise Le Cappelain d of Jean of St Peter; 2 (1826, London) Hannah Bateman
      • 3 Matthieu de Gruchy (1814-1851) [58] m (1847, St H) Jane Eliza Le Cappelain d and h of François of St Helier and Jeanne Cabot
        • 4 William de Gruchy (1850-1937) [59]
      • 3 Mary de Gruchy (1817- ) m (1843, St H) Daniel Norman [60]

Notes and references

  1. of Maufant Farm, St Saviour
  2. Of Longueville, St Saviour
  3. Philippe bought a house and land in 1803 to the north of Maufant Farm and incorporated the land into that inherited by him in 1804, as eldest son, on his father`s death. This was described in 1851, as totalling 45 vergées. He also bought in 1824, the house adjoining, and to the south of, the nearby Calvinist Chapel. In addition to property owning, Philippe may have been one of the two master mariners of this name living at the start of the 19th century, and therefore co-owner of the 60 ton sloop, Young Eliza, which was lost in January 1809 off La Tour de Rozel
  4. Of Les Côtils, Rozel, Trinity
  5. Died abroad, no issue
  6. Died abroad. Abraham, who was of St Saviour and nephew of A. de Gruchy, was Almoner of St Saviour, 1822-3, but disappears from his parish shortly afterwards. The family`s neighbour, Jeanneton Beaugié, having given birth out of wedlock to a son she named Abraham de Gruchy (1824-1843), may have had something to do with this. From his father's partage in 1833, it is evident that Abraham had died by then without [lawful] issue. This applied also to his brothers Philippe, Moise and Jean
  7. Heir of his father (1832); unmarried
  8. Vingtenier of Maufant, 1856-
  9. Of Laurel Lands, Maufant (1844). Master Mariner, eventual heir (1839)
  10. Master Mariner
  11. OV, B.en Sc. (Caen); a medical student. He died from an illness contracted before the completion of his studies
  12. Engraved on the north extension of La Maitrerie, Queruée, St Martin: 18 TG:JM de G 92
  13. Deputy of St Martin, 1890-95. Issue: Louisa Jane Gaudin (eldest daughter and heir) m Walter Arthur Stocker of The Cedars, Flicquet; Lieut-Colonel RMIJ, commanding the Jersey contingent, 1915, Flanders; and Lydia Madge Gaudin m Walter Collis Gruchy of Bishopstown, Trinity
  14. Solicitor, Capt RJM
  15. Of Retreat Farm, Maufant
  16. Of Maufant. There was no issue of this, his second, marriage
  17. Of La Haie Fleurie, St Martin. Owner and master of the cutters Anne and Eliza, (1836-51) and Brilliant (1840- )
  18. Parents of Philippe and Charles Alexandre, Master Mariners and shipowners: see "Carré and Alexandre", Shipowners 1832-1852
  19. Founder of A de Gruchy and Company (1810); Banker's Agent (1825-1841-); Banker, (1864: National Probate Calendar), Merchant and shipowner in the Canadian fisheries, (1827-1854)
  20. Of The Yews, St Peter, Procureur du Bien Public, 1804
  21. Merchant (as above, 1854-1881) and Banker (1863-1881); Partner in De Gruchy, Renouf, Clément and Co. of Newfoundland (1863-1881); Constable of St Saviour, 1872-1878
  22. Of Camberwell, Surrey, Stockbroker (1818), formerly Marine Insurance Broker (1809) at Lloyd`s Coffee House, which became Lloyd`s of London. A talk by the author of these notes, entitled Our First Englishwoman, (Louisa Chapman), was delivered to the Channel Islands Family History Society on the 27th February 2012 and summarised by Frank Le Blancq in The Journal, (C.I.F.H.S.), Number 134, Volume IX, April 2012, 200-201. The subject included biographical sketches of members of the Burrell family of London, and the "First Englishwoman`s" grandmaternal family, Richardson of London, whose members had been employed almost continuously from the 1750s until the mid-20th century in India, primarily by the Honourable East India Company`s armed forces
  23. Founder of the City of London auction house, Charles Burrell and Sons (1782)
  24. Barrister-at-Law (Gray`s Inn) and Banker, Captain RJM, Constable of St Helier, Jurat, Co-Founder, Société Jersiaise. See Balleine, G.R., A Biographical Dictionary of Jersey, (Staples Press (1948)), 205-6
  25. Authoress of two novels, Lalage (1876) and Octavia`s Lovers (1880) and of a volume of verse, Under the Hawthorn (1893). The de Gruchy and Briard connection with the Fortescues was derived from Augusta`s Huntingdonshire family
  26. Of Bulwark House, St Aubin. Maud also inherited in 1897 Millbrook Lodge, near Mont Félard, which had been built for her maternal grandfather in 1864 on former dune land, with sea views to the south, over St Aubin`s Bay. This she sold in 1921
  27. OV; Capt RJMA
  28. Seigneur de Noirmont, Medieval historian of Jersey; Constable of St Brelade and Jurat. President and Benefactor of La Société Jersiaise. See Balleine, G.R., A Biographical Dictionary of Jersey, (Staples Press (1948)), 198-9
  29. Twin brother of Sir Francis Norie Miller, Bart. of Cleeve; Liberal National M.P. for Perth and Justice of the Peace
  30. Grand-daughter of William Percival (1778-1849) FRCS of Northampton, who was appointed Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons on the creation of the Fellowship, in 1843. A cousin was the unfortunate General Officer Commanding, Malaya, who surrendered Singapore, in February 1942
  31. Settled in Nottingham, England, unmarried
  32. Dame de Noirmont
  33. Major, The Sherwood Foresters
  34. Lt-Colonel, Border Regiment
  35. OV. Co-owner and then Manager, A de Gruchy and Company; Banker (1879-1886); Major, RJM
  36. Of Balmoral Terrace, St Helier
  37. Of Wokingham, Berkshire; Certified Accountant
  38. M.R.C.V.S.; of the Ministry of Agriculture`s College, Wye; formerly Lieutenant, Royal Berkshire Light Infantry, WW2
  39. Lieut-General, IAMS; Director-General, Indian Medical Service
  40. M.I.Mech.E., F.Inst.Pet.; formerly 2nd Lieutenant, REME, WW2, afterwards a Ministry of Defence Research Engineer. John de Gruchy was in 1956, Assistant Experimental Officer, Admiralty Engineering Laboratories and in 1977, was transferred from being Professional and Technology Officer Grade 1, Department of Energy, to the post of Engineering Inspector: The Chartered Engineer, Vol. 3-4, 58 (1956) and Papers by Command, Vol. 14, 4 (House of Commons, 1977), respectively
  41. British Red Cross nurse, 1906, in China, at the International Settlement, Shanghai. Sister, British Red Cross (1914), France; Sister, Queen Alexandra`s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve (1915-19), serving in Greece, Egypt and the United Kingdom
  42. Interpreter, League of Nations; Interpreter, Polish Red Cross
  43. Of The Little Grove; Draper, Shipowner (1864-1886) and Banker (1879-1886). His Arms are engraved above the pedestrian entrance at The Little Grove, on the Rue de Haut, St Laurence
  44. Curate of Whilton, Northamptonshire, 1842-53; Rector of Little Bealings, Suffolk, 1854-70; Vicar of Stoke St Milboro, Shropshire, 1871-
  45. Silk Broker in London. Visited Le Brocq cousins farming near Rimouski, Canada, and decided to settle in that country, at Milby, near Lennoxville, Quebec. Killed there in a riding accident; unmarried
  46. Lived in Steyning, Sussex. Intended for the Church, he went instead to sea; Clipper Captain, Sierra Morena, Sierra Blanca, and Sierra Ventana to and from Australia and the Far East - see Jean, J. Stories of Jersey`s Ships, 136-140
  47. UK Attorney-General
  48. Chaplain of Lancing College
  49. MC, Lieutenant, later Captain, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. He was afterwards Manager, Burma Teak
  50. Settled in the USA (with issue there)
  51. Surviving issue: George Francis Bligh Monck (1885- ) m (1919, Eng) Marjorie Maud Hesketh daughter of Robert Lemprière Hesketh and Eleanor Irene Lemprière, daughter of William, Seigneur of Rozel; and Henry Gustavus Hamilton Monck (1894- ) M.C., Captain, King`s Shropshire Light Infantry m (1930, Eng) Ethel Lawford daughter of W.R. Lawford of Chirk
  52. MRCS, LRCP, of Caerlyon, Monmouthshire, MOH; then of Torquay, Devon
  53. After Indian Independence (1947) Connie Lambert, by then a widow, with her unmarried daughter, Joyce, returned to England. After 53 years in India, they "didn`t like it" [England], so returned to India, to live inland in the south-east, at a Mission, where they were for the next ten years paying guests!
  54. Assistant Commissioner, Indian Railways
  55. Lieutenant-Colonel, Scinde Horse and, between 1931-4, ADC to the Governor of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh. He was next seconded to the Intelligence Department of the Government of India, in Peshawar, and was I.O. in the Khaisora Operations against, to quote his obituary [The Daily Telegraph, March 7th, 1994], "the notorious Faqr of Ipi". In 1937, Lambert travelled to England to represent his regiment, in the following year, at the Coronation of King George VI. From 1938-1941, he served on the North-West Frontier at Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Razmak, Waziristan and Der Ismail Khan. Following Indian Independence (1947), he was retained by the Indian Government and engaged by them in intelligence work around the Caspian Sea and in Burma. In retirement, back in England, he became a fruit farmer and market gardener at Little Shurdington, between Cheltenham and Gloucester. He was an excellent polo player and had been a big game hunter, both in India and Africa. He was, at the time of his death, aged 93, one of Britain`s only five remaining Indian Cavalry officers
  56. Descendants in England, viz. de Gruchy Lambert
  57. Vingtenier du Douet, St Peter, 1814-7. Builder, Timber dealer and Banker, who fled from his creditors in 1825, going to London
  58. Master Mariner, wrecked on Pacific coast of Nicaragua 1851, murdered near Pueblo Nuevo by bandits, on crossing overland with the ship`s chest to the Caribbean
  59. Settled 1869 in Stafford County, Virginia, USA, farming with his mother and step-father, Captain George Desreaux. Died at Mount Holly, Virginia, USA, unmarried
  60. There was no issue of this, Daniel Norman`s second marriage
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