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Huard family page

This family came to Jersey from France early in the 18th century


Charles Huard (1852-1911), son of Charles (1826-1888) and Virginie Francoise Gabrielle, nee Porche (1824-1871) and family in India

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Origins of surname

This name, which is very common in France, is mainly found in the Calvados and Mayenne departments in the north of the country. It is derived from the personal name Hugh.

Early records

The family was present in Jersey in the first decade of the 18th century. The first church record is for the burial of Madelaine, daughter of Martin and Madelaine Huard, in St Clement in 1712. There is then a gap until 1751 when the baptism of Madeleine, daughter of Jacques Huard and Catherine Sbod was registered in St Helier.

It is not known if there was a common ancestor, but two Jean Huards married in Jersey and raised families in the 1760s and 1770s. The first couple were Jean and Susanne Le Brocq, who settled in St Brelade, followed by Jean and Ester Picot, who married in St Helier in 1770 and settled there.


  • Huard, found in Jersey
  • Huart, found in Jersey
  • Huardeau
  • Huardel

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Huard 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

  • Huard : Charles , of Percee Bequeaths money to the poor : - 22/May/1879 , 12/Sep/1888 , D/Y/A/47/72
  • Huard : Frances , Mont Les Vaux, St Aubin, St Brelade - 19/Jun/1914 , 18/Feb/1915 , D/Y/A/74/29
  • Huard : Jane , St Helier - 07/Nov/1912 , 29/Dec/1920 , D/Y/A/80/145
  • Huard : John , St Helier - 23/Sep/1909 , 15/Mar/1915 , D/Y/A/74/54
  • Huard : John , of St Brelade, now of St Peter 09/11/1859 Bequeaths to the poor of St Brelade 5 shillings - Unknown date , 21/Dec/1866 , D/Y/A/33/68
  • Huard : Louisa , nee Godel, 47 Colomberie, St Helier 24/01/1939 Bequeaths the residue of her personal estate equally to the Jersey General Dispensary, the Home for Infirm & Aged Women, the Jersey Society for the Blind and the Jersey Fire Brigade; to H Godfray the picture "Landing of Queen Victoria, 1846"; to Henry and Alfred Holman two watercolour pictures by Clifford Blampied - Unknown date , 14/Jan/1944 , D/Y/A/112/11
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