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McFarlane family page


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Origins of surname

This name means 'son of Parlan', which is apparently derived from Bartholomew. An alternative suggestion is that it has Viking origins and meant 'sea wave'.

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was in 1799, when the first child of John Mc Farland and Margaret Molyneaux was baptised


  • McFarlane
  • McFarland
  • MacFarlan
  • MacFarland

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Family wills

This will created by a member of the 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 McFarlane, 33 Ann Street, St Helier - 4 February 1933, D/Y/A/94


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