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Reynolds family page


William George Reynolds of St Helier was convicted of robbery by the Royal Court in 1914 and sentenced to four months in prison with hard labour. If any Reynolds family member has a happier family photograph, please send it to us

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Origins of surname

This is an English name but it comes from the Norse, and means son of Reynold. This had ist origins in a Germanic personal name composed of the elements "ragin", meaning "counsel", and "wald", meaning "rule"

Early records

The name first appeared in Jersey in 1794, with the baptism in St Helier of William Reynolds, the son of James and Elenore


  • Reynalds
  • Rennnolds
  • Renals
  • Rennels
  • Runnalls
  • Reynoldson

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Reynolds 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

  • Ann Reynolds, spinster - 24 May 1871, D/Y/A/35
  • Henry Reynolds of Highworth, Wiltshire, now of St Helier, gentleman - 13 September 1871, D/Y/A/36
  • John Reynolds, 7 Seale Street, St Helier - 26 June 1923, D/Y/A/83
  • John Reynolds, St Aubin, St Brelade - 9 January 1933, D/Y/A/94
  • Joseph Reynolds, 2 Sycamore Cottage, Market Hill, St Aubin - 13 May 1918, D/Y/A/78
  • Sarah Reynolds of St Saviour's Road, St Helier, widow - 24 March 1875, D/Y/A/38
  • Thomas Reynolds, Jubilee House, Five Oaks, St Saviour bequeaths to Jane Reynolds the property Jubilee House - 25 May 1915, D/Y/A/74

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