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Richard Binet


Record Search


Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Binet family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Binet, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

You can also select marriages or burials. Select the name you want and when the list of records is displayed you can easily refine the search, choosing a single parish, given name(s) and/or start and end dates.

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

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Binet drapers on the corner of Don Street and Burrard Street

Origin of Surname

Surprisingly for such a long-established Jersey name, which remains common today, no information on its derivation is provided by George Balleine in his Derivation of Jersey surnames.

However, French sources, which confirm that the name is peculiar to Normandy and Brittany, suggest that the derivation is as simple as a diminuitive of Robin, itself a diminuitive of Robert.

Early records

The name is found in the Extente of 1528 and the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550 contains two Binets.

It is believed that the family originated in Maine in central France and were prominent in the department of Vendée, but it is not known how or when they came to Jersey.

Variants

  • Binet
  • Bynet
  • Binette
  • Binnette
  • Biney
  • Binney
  • Binot
  • Bineau
  • Binault

Family records

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Binet family trees


Although we now have five substantial Binet trees, there are dozens of baptisms and marriages not included and we look forward to receiving information from our users about further trees


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Church records

Tips for using these links



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Great War service



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Family wills



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Burial records

Emigrant to Canada

19th century Court case

Binet businesses

Family album

Ministers and lay preachers of the Methodist French Circuit in 1867, including T Binet. The picture was taken by Asplet and Green a year after they set up in business at 18½ Beresford Street and also includes P Tourgis, Philippe Amy, P Le Gresley, Thomas J Desprès, Mr Ahier, Mr Benest, P Garnier, Mr Hamon, D Bisson, G Le Masurier, Abraham Pallot, J Syvret, P G Adair, G Skelton, P Norman, T Billot, Mr Vautier, E de Carteret, W Le Duc, T Lucas, H Collas and J Le Cornu

Family gravestones

Click on any image to see a larger version. See the Jerripedia gravestone image collection page for more information about our gravestone photographs. Images of gravestones in other cemeteries will be added progressively

Tips

The church record links above will open in a new tab in your browser and generate the most up-to-date list of each set of records from our database. These lists replace earlier Family page baptism lists, which were not regularly updated. They have the added advantage that they produce a chronological listing for the family name in all parishes, so you do not have to search through A-Z indexes, parish by parish.

We have included some important spelling variants on some family pages, but it may be worth searching for records for a different spelling variant. Think of searching for variants with or without a prefix, such as Le or De. To search for further variants, or for any other family name, just click on the appropriate link below for the first letter of the family name, and a new tab will open, giving you the option to choose baptism, marriage or burial records. You will then see a list of available names for that type of record and you can select any name from that list. That will display all records of the chosen type for that family name, and you can narrow the search by adding a given name, selecting a parish or setting start and end dates in the form you will see above. You can also change the family name, or search for a partial name if you are not certain of the spelling

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

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