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Gladys May England and her sister with Gladys' husband Clarence Mallett

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

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Origins of surname

Langlois is the surname found in Jersey to indicate an early immigrant from England, so what about England? It is not so obvious a name as may first appear. It is found throughout the British Isles, but its origins are Germanic, deriving from the tribes of North Germany known as the Angles. These were the people who invaded the eastern and northern counties of Britain in the 5th and 6th Centuries, and thereby gave their name to East Anglia and subsequently England.

The word Englise was originally used by the British to distinguish Angles from Saxons, but by the time surnames were being created it may well have distinguished an Englishman from the native Celts in the border counties of Wales and Scotland. After 1066 the description may also have served to mark the difference between the Anglo-Saxon and the all-conquering Norman-French invaders of King William 1.

Early records

The name first appears in the St Helier baptism records in 1837-1841 with the baptism of three children of John Thomas England and Sarah Harris. They were followed in 1842 and 1853 by Thomas Francis and Elvina Elizabeth, children of Thomas England and Elizabeth Cullis, who had married in the parish in 1841. John and Sarah had another daughter Mary Ann baptised in 1843.


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the England 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

  • William England, St Brelade - 11 May 1925, D/Y/A/85
  • Joseph England, Longueville, St Saviour - 10 March 1939, D/Y/A/104
  • Mary England, wife of George Le Masurier - 29 November 1944, D/Y/A/113

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