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Renouard family page


George Henry Renouard (1909-1951) son of George Henry (1883-1958) and Elsie Maud, nee Le Cornu (1886-1957), husband of Rita May Le Mercier (1914-1986)

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Origins of surname

This is a Breton name from the Germanic personal name Raginward (ragin = 'advice' + ward = 'guardian')

Early records

Renouard did not arrive in Jersey until the middle of the 19th century. Strangely, for such a latecomer, the name does not feature at all in St Helier records, but only in country parishes, from St Ouen in the west, to Trinity in the north and Grouville in the east.


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Renouard 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

  • Alice Renouard - 26 February 1943, D/Y/A/110
  • François Renouard of Saint Lo d'Ourville, France, now of Grouville - 4 January 1875, D/Y/A/38
  • Annie Renouard, 6 St Saviour's Crescent, St Saviour - 12 March 1936, D/Y/A/98
  • Alfred Renouard, Park Gardens, Grand Vaux, St Helier - 18 October 1919, D/Y/A/79
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