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Hughes family page


Richard Hughes married Francoise Brookbank in St Martin in 1756

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Origins of surname

The surname is derived from the personal names Hugh and Hue, which come from the German hug = 'intelligence, heart, mind'

Early records

Clement Hughes, son of Charles and Jeanne Le Gallais, was baptised in St Helier in 1684. His father came from England.


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the 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

  • Ann Hughes, desires to be buried in St Saviours Cemetery - 7 August 1940, D/Y/A/107
  • Arthur Hughes, Yokohama Villa, Roussel Street, St Helier - 11 January 1926, D/Y/A/86
  • Elizabeth Hughes née Sales, 15 Regent Road, St Helier, widow - 3 October 1930, D/Y/A/90
  • Elizabeth Hughes, The Limes, Green Street, St Helier - 28 October 1936, D/Y/A/99
  • Hugh Hughes, Eastney Cottage, St Clements Road - 20 November 1918, D/Y/A/78
  • John Hughes, 3 Midvale Road, St Helier - 23 October 1925, D/Y/A/85
  • John Hughes, Armorel, Faldouet, St Martin - 19 March 1941, D/Y/A/107

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