Le Bourgeois

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Aimee Le Bourgeois married Thomas Jean Le Huquet in St Martin in 1842


Record Search


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

You can also select marriages or burials. Select the name you want and when the list of records is displayed you can easily refine the search, choosing a single parish, given name(s) and/or start and end dates.

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

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Origins of surname

Bourgeois is French for middle-class, and it may be that the name was given to someone of that standing, or ironically to someone of lower class who acted the part.

Early records

The family is present in Jersey today, 22 members having been recorded in 2014, but it is not clear exactly what their ancestry is. There were only five Le Bourgeois births registered between 1850 and 2011, and the geographical spread among four parishes suggests that they may have been from two or more different families.

Only one family tree (see below) can be assembled with any certainty but the male line appears to have died out in the island in the second generation.

Evacuees

Records show that at least two members of the family who were evacuated from the island in 1940 before the German Occupation applied to return after the war ended. They were Albert Abraham Le Bourgeois, a barrel and box maker from St Helier, and Raymond Le Bourgeois, a farmworker born in 1910, who joined the Army and served as a private.

Variants

  • Le Bourgeois (Jersey spelling)
  • Lebourgeois (French spelling)

Family records

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Family trees



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Church records

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Family members who served in the Great War


  • Alfred Le Bourgeois (St H) (St H), Private, Highland Light Infantry
  • Frederick Le Bourgeois (St Mt), Private, Labour Corps


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Family wills


This will created by a member of the Le Bourgeois 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

  • Thomas Le Bourgeois of St Remy des Landes, Manche, France, now of 20, Peter Street, St Helier - 10 May 1869, D/Y/A/34

Family gravestones

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Tips

The church record links above will open in a new tab in your browser and generate the most up-to-date list of each set of records from our database. These lists replace earlier Family page baptism lists, which were not regularly updated. They have the added advantage that they produce a chronological listing for the family name in all parishes, so you do not have to search through A-Z indexes, parish by parish.

We have included some important spelling variants on some family pages, but it may be worth searching for records for a different spelling variant. Think of searching for variants with or without a prefix, such as Le or De. To search for further variants, or for any other family name, just click on the appropriate link below for the first letter of the family name, and a new tab will open, giving you the option to choose baptism, marriage or burial records. You will then see a list of available names for that type of record and you can select any name from that list. That will display all records of the chosen type for that family name, and you can narrow the search by adding a given name, selecting a parish or setting start and end dates in the form you will see above. You can also change the family name, or search for a partial name if you are not certain of the spelling

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

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