Brunet

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This family appears in St Helier Church registers from 1702 onwards, when refugees from France Jean Brunet and Marie Deshais were married at St Saviour. Their descendants can be traced down to Henry, son of Henry and Anne Mauger, who was baptised in St Helier in 1778. Eight children of Jacques and Susanne Guyon were baptised in the same parish from 1821, but despite several attempts to link them to the earlier Brunets, they were not related, and Jacques was not born in Jersey, as many online trees claim. He was born in St Saturnin, France

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Mary Magdelaine Brunet (1832-1919), married John Job Carter, in St Saviour in 1856. The couple had ten children


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Origins of surname

This name is one of several diminuitives of Brun, usually indicating someone with brown hair, but also derived from the Germanic personal name Bruno, meaning 'brilliant'.

Early records

Refugees Jean Brunet and Marie Deshais were married at St Saviour in 1702 and their five children were baptised in the same parish.

Variants

  • Brunet
  • Brunette
  • Bruneau
  • Brunel

Family records

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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Brunet 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

  • Brunet : Marie Ann , widow of Elie Durell of St Helier 23/11/1826 Bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, £480 of French currency - Unknown date , 25/Feb/1829 , D/Y/A/21/81
  • Brunet : Susan , of St Helier, spinster - 01/Sep/1851 , 07/Jun/1855 , D/Y/A/28/122


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Burial records

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