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Mayne family page

This surname is also found in Jersey spelt Maine


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Origins of surname

The likely origins of this English surname lie in two French sources. The first is the department of Maine, bordering Normandy, and the second is the French word for 'hand' - main. It is probably the latter which is more likely, the surname signifying someone who had creative hands.

It is likely that the original family came to Jersey from Devon, probably not until the 19th century.

Early records

The earliest Jersey records are the baptisms in St Helier of the children of Jean Main and Elizabeth Bott in the 1820s. In the same decade a daughter of John Mayne and Rachel was also baptised.


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Maine family members who served in World War 1

Sons of Charles Thomas Maine (1867- ) and Minnie Maud Walker

  • Thomas Charles Maine (1892- ) (London) OV, Captain, Royal Field Artillery
  • Percival Frederick Maine (1900- ) (St H) OV, Bombardier, Honourable Artillery Company


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Maine 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


  • Main : Cecil Rycroft , of 9, Elizabeth Close, St Brelade - 01/Feb/1920 , 10/Aug/1965 , D/Y/B1/89/9
  • Main : Emily Emma , nee Lamare, Valletta, Beach Road, St Saviour, widow 10/11/1939 Residue of personal estate bequeathed as follows: 1/4 to The Jersey Blind Society; 1/4 to The Little Sisters of the Poor; 1/4 to the Home for Aged & Infirm Women, and 1/4 to The Jersey Merchant Seamens Benefit Society - Unknown date , 15/Mar/1940 , D/Y/A/106/67
  • Main : Jane Margaret , of First Tower, St Helier, widow of Auguste Francois Le Boutillier - 02/Feb/1897 , 02/Oct/1899 , D/Y/A/58/70
  • Main : Kathleen Dick , wife of William Henry Bowers, of 2, Les Banques, Gorey, St Martin - 15/Aug/1972 , 26/Oct/1972 , D/Y/B1/182/10
  • Main : Louisa , widow of George Hansford, of 2, Tranquil Place, Clearview Street, St Helier - 17/Mar/1966 , 17/Mar/1966 , D/Y/B1/96/11
  • Main : Reuben , Valletta, Beach Road, St Saviour 10/05/1937 Bequeaths the residue of his personal estate to The Jersey Blind Society, The Little Sisters of The Poor, The Home for Aged and Infirm Women and The Jersey Merchant Seamen's Benefit Society in 4 equal parts - Unknown date , 23/Jun/1937 , D/Y/A/100/125


  • Maine : Charles Thomas , St Helier 15/04/1939 Desires to be buried at Mont a l'Abbe Cemetery Bequeaths to the Jersey Blind Society £50; to the Little Sisters of the Poor £50; to Brig-y-Don £100 - Unknown date , 28/Feb/1940 , D/Y/A/106/53
  • Maine : Percival Frederick , of Capri, La Rocque, St Clement - 11/Feb/1964 , 22/Apr/1971 , D/Y/B1/158/9
  • Maine : Robert Ian , of Toi et Moi, Route Orange, St Brelade - 19/Dec/1978 , 19/Dec/1978 , D/Y/B1/291/27
  • Maine : Thomas Charles , of Gilderoy, Green Road, St Clement - 04/Jul/1964 , 27/Jan/1969 , D/Y/B1/128/29
  • Maine : THomas, of 82, Coie Terrace, St Helier 16 July 1881 - 16 July 1881, D/Y/A/42


  • Mayne : Emily Jane , widow of James Symons, of 14, Dorset Street, St Helier and formerly of St Nazaire, Route des Genets, St Brelade - 10/Nov/1967 , 01/Nov/1972 , D/Y/B1/182/22

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