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Sarah Ann Orchard (1851-1911) married in 1868 in Guernsey Richard Henry Moore (1848-1881) of St Peter Port

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Origins of surname

This was originally somebody who lived near or was employed in an orchard, from the old English ortgeard or orceard, derived from wort = 'a plant' and geard = 'enclosure'

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was The name first appeared in Jersey records in 1828 with the baptism of Caroline Augusta, daughter of Robert and Eliza. Families became established in the following decade


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