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Betsy Robinson, nee Kershaw, and daughter Winnie

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Origins of surname

Son of Robin, from Robert; hrothi and bertha = 'fame' + 'bright'

Early records

For an English surname this arrived comparatively early in Jersey, with the baptism of Susanne, daughter of William Robinson and Susanne recorded in St Helier in 1688. It would be almost another 100 years before the first family, that of William and Elizabeth Vandel, became established.


  • Robin, a separate family
  • Robinson

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