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Hoyles family page


Mary Ann Hoyles married Elias Billot in St Helier in 1847

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Origins of surname

This name is of Anglo-Saxon origin and was considered a North of England variant of Hole or Houle, found in the south. It comes from the oeld English holh, meaning hole or hollow, describing where a person lived.

Early records

There is an isolated baptism records in 1781 for William Hoyle, son of Jean and Marie Hoyle, in St Lawrence, but the first family to become established was that of William Hoyle (not the same) and Susanne Le Lievre, who married in St Clement in 1795.


  • Hoyles
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  • Houle

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Family wills

This will created by a member of the Hoyles 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

  • William Hoyles of St Clement - 20 November 1873, D/Y/A/37
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