Descendants of Philippe de Gruchy and Elizabeth Le Geyt

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  • 1 Philippe de Gruchy (1741-1804) [1] m (1766, St S) Elizabeth Le Geyt d of Abraham of Pigneaux and Anne Alexandre [2]
    • 2 Philippe de Gruchy (1767-1831) [3] m (1789, St S) Elizabeth Binet d of Edouard of Trinity and Elizabeth Binet [4]
      • 3 Philippe de Gruchy (1789- )
      • 3 Moïse de Gruchy (1791-1814?) [5]
      • 3 Abraham de Gruchy (1793- ) [6]
      • 3 Jean de Gruchy (1796- )
      • 3 Edouard de Gruchy (1798-1835) [7]
      • 3 Elizabeth de Gruchy (1801-1874) m (1835, St H) Thomas de Gruchy (1803- ) [8]
      • 3 Elie de Gruchy (1803-1866) [9] m (1843, St H) Jeanne Le Geyt, his cousin, daughter of Philippe, [10] and Rachel de Gruchy
        • 4 Elie Philippe de Gruchy (1844-1869) [11]
        • 4 Jeanne Marguerite de Gruchy (1846- ) [12] m (1870, St S) Thomas Gaudin [13]
        • 4 Lydia Jane de Gruchy (1847-1919) m (1870, St S) William John Ogier, [14]
        • 4 Louisa Matilda de Gruchy (1849-1866)
      • 3 Charles de Gruchy (1804-1805)
      • 3 Marie de Gruchy (1806-1851) m (1829, St H) Jean Picot [15]
      • 3 Marguerite de Gruchy (1808-1888) m (1848, St S) François Ahier [16]
      • 3 Anne de Gruchy (1810-1882) m (1830, St Mt) Elie Whitley [17]
    • 2 Elizabeth de Gruchy (1770-1807) m (1789, St S) Philippe Alexandre of Augrès, Trinity [18]
    • 2 Jeanne de Gruchy (1772-1788)
    • 2 Anne de Gruchy (1775-1848)
    • 2 Jean de Gruchy (1776-1788)
    • 2 Elie de Gruchy (1778-1793)
    • 2 Abraham de Gruchy (1780-1864) [19] m (1808, St P) Marie Le Brocq (1784-1867) d of William [20] and Jeanne Le Feuvre of La Hougue
      • 3 William Philippe de Gruchy (1809-1881) [21] m (1837, Eng) Louisa Chapman, d and eventual h of Charles William [22] and Louisa Burrell, d of Charles of Denmark Hill, Camberwell [23]
        • 4 William Laurence de Gruchy (1838-1920) [24] m (1864, St Luke) Augusta Chambers Smith [25] d and h of Jabez and Charlotte, née Ward, of Millbrook Lodge, Jersey
          • 5 Maud Irene de Gruchy (1865-1957) [26] m (1886, St B) Ernest Briard (1859-1906) [27]
          • 5 Guy Fortescue Burrell de Gruchy (1867-1940) [28] m (1916, Eng.) Catherine May Miller, d and co-h of Henry [29] and Ada Percival Nicholls [30]
            • 6 Philip de Gruchy (1917-1973) [31]
            • 6 Hope May de Gruchy (1918-1995) [32] m (1942, Eng.) William George Moore Dixon [33]
            • 6 Elizabeth Noèmi de Gruchy (1922-2015) m (1949, St B) Hugh Norman Bellamy [34]
          • 5 Murray Laurence de Gruchy (1868-1868)
          • 5 Violet Augusta de Gruchy (1872-1884)
        • 4 Philippe Henry de Gruchy (1843-1899) [35] m 1, (1866, St H) Elizabeth Eales Frankum; 2, (1875, St S) Emma Elizabeth Le Quesne d of William [36]
          • 5 Hugh Laurence de Gruchy (1876-1880)
          • 5 Reginald Frankum de Gruchy (1877-1949) [37] m (1921, Eng.) May Rawlins d of Alfred of Fighldean, Wiltshire
            • 6 Philip Hugh de Gruchy (1922-2009) [38] m Jane Doreen Parsons Jolly d of Sir Gordon Jolly, KCIE [39]
            • 6 Vincent John de Gruchy (1925- ) [40] m (1955, Wokingham) Pamela M. Wheeldon, d of Douglas Parker (descendants in female lines in England)
          • 5 Louise Hilda de Gruchy (1878-1964) [41]
          • 5 Vera Maud de Gruchy (1881-1949) [42]
      • 3 Marie Anne de Gruchy (1811-1817)
      • 3 Philippe de Gruchy (1813-1889) [43]
      • 3 Jean de Gruchy (1816-1862)
      • 3 George de Gruchy (1819-1893) [44] m (1851, Eng.) Mary Anne Burrill d of John of Masham, Yorkshire
        • 4 George John de Gruchy (1853-1875) [45]
        • 4 Henry de Gruchy (1854-1934) [46] m (1888, Montgomery) Harriet E. C. Monck d of George Gustavus, J.P. and of Harriet Horne d of Sir William, [47]
          • 5 George Henry Adrian de Gruchy (1889-1889)
          • 5 Beatrice Harriet de Gruchy (1891- ) m (1926, Eng.) Revd. Harold Lucas [48]
          • 5 Henry Eustace Bligh de Gruchy (1897-1981) [49] m (1934, Ceylon) Barbara Beanke of Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.A. [50]
        • 4 Mary Louisa de Gruchy (1856-1936) m (1881, Eng.) John Bligh Monck (1855-1918) [51]
        • 4 Elizabeth Lucinda de Gruchy (1857- ) m (1881, Eng.) Kerchever Tillyard (issue a daughter)
        • 4 Charles William de Gruchy (1860-1944) [52] m (1903, Eng.) Maria Sybil Watkins ( -1931) d of Lewis Powell (no issue)
        • 4 Constance Annie de Gruchy (1861-1957) [53] m (1894) John Sempill Lambert [54]
        • 4 Herbert Burrill de Gruchy (1864-1864)
        • 4 Herbert James Burrill de Gruchy (1865-1866)
        • 4 Alice Frances de Gruchy (1867-1867)
      • 3 Thomas de Gruchy (1821-1822)
    • 2 Matthieu de Gruchy (1783-1787)
    • 2 Charles de Gruchy (1784-1788)
    • 2 Matthieu de Gruchy (1789-1866) [55] m 1 (1811, St S) Françoise Le Cappelain d of Jean of St Peter; 2 (1826, London) Hannah Bateman
      • 3 Matthieu de Gruchy (1814-1851) [56] m (1847, St H) Jane Eliza Le Cappelain d and h of François of St Helier and Jeanne Cabot
        • 4 William de Gruchy (1850-1937) [57]
      • 3 Mary de Gruchy (1817- ) m (1843, St H) Daniel Norman (his 2nd marriage)

Notes and references

  1. of Maufant Farm, St Saviour
  2. Of Longueville, St Saviour
  3. Philippe bought a house and land in 1803 to the north of Maufant Farm and incorporated the land into that inherited by him in 1804, as eldest son, on his father`s death. This was described in 1851, as totalling 45 vergées. He also bought in 1824, the house adjoining, and to the south of, the nearby Calvinist Chapel. In addition to property owning, Philippe may have been one of the two master mariners of this name living at the start of the 19th century, and therefore co-owner of the 60 ton sloop, Young Eliza, which was lost in January 1809 off La Tour de Rozel
  4. Of Les Côtils, Rozel, Trinity
  5. Died abroad, no issue
  6. Died abroad. Abraham, who was of St Saviour and nephew of A. de Gruchy, was Almoner of St Saviour, 1822-3, but disappears from his parish shortly afterwards. The family`s neighbour, Jeanneton Beaugié, having given birth out of wedlock to a son she named Abraham de Gruchy (1824-1843), may have had something to do with this. From his father's partage in 1833, it is evident that Abraham had died by then without [lawful] issue. This applied also to his brothers Philippe, Moise and Jean
  7. Heir of his father (1832); unmarried
  8. Vingtenier of Maufant, 1856-
  9. Of Laurel Lands, Maufant (1844). Master Mariner, eventual heir (1839)
  10. Master Mariner
  11. OV, B.en Sc. (Caen)
  12. Engraved on the north extension of La Maitrerie, Queruée, St Martin: 18 TG:JM de G 92
  13. Deputy of St Martin, 1890-95. Issue: Louisa Jane Gaudin (eldest daughter and heir) m Walter Arthur Stocker of The Cedars, Flicquet; Lieut-Colonel RMIJ, commanding the Jersey contingent, 1915, Flanders; and Lydia Madge Gaudin m Walter Collis Gruchy of Bishopstown, Trinity
  14. Solicitor, Capt RJM
  15. Of Retreat Farm, Maufant
  16. Of Maufant. There was no issue of this, his second, marriage
  17. Of La Haie Fleurie, St Martin. Owner and master of the cutters Anne and Eliza, (1836-51) and Brilliant (1840- )
  18. Parents of Philippe and Charles Alexandre, Master Mariners and shipowners: see "Carré and Alexandre", Shipowners 1832-1852
  19. Founder of A de Gruchy and Company (1810); Banker's Agent (1825-1841-); Banker, (1864: National Probate Calendar), Merchant and shipowner in the Canadian fisheries, (1827-1854)
  20. Of The Yews, St Peter, Procureur du Bien Public, 1804
  21. Merchant (as above, 1854-1881) and Banker (1863-1881); Partner in De Gruchy, Renouf, Clément and Co. of Newfoundland (1863-1881); Constable of St Saviour, 1872-1878
  22. Of Camberwell, Surrey, Stockbroker (1819), formerly Marine Insurance Broker (1809) at Lloyd`s Coffee House, which became Lloyd`s of London. A talk by the author of these notes, entitled Our First Englishwoman, (Louisa Chapman), was delivered to the Channel Islands Family History Society on the 27th February 2012 and summarised by Frank Le Blancq in The Journal, (C.I.F.H.S.), Number 134, Volume IX, April 2012, 200-201. The subject included biographical sketches of members of the Burrell family of London, and the "first Englishwoman`s" grandmaternal family, Richardson of London, whose members had been employed almost continuously from the 1750s to the 20th century in India, primarily by the Honourable East India Company`s armed forces
  23. Founder of the City of London auction house, Charles Burrell and Sons (1782)
  24. Barrister-at-Law and Banker, Captain RJM, Constable of St Helier, Jurat, Co-Founder, Société Jersiaise. See Balleine, G.R., A Biographical Dictionary of Jersey, (Staples Press (1948)), 205-6
  25. Authoress of two novels, Lalage (1876) and Octavia`s Lovers (1880) and of a volume of verse, Under the Hawthorn (1893). The de Gruchy and Briard connection with the Fortescues was derived from Augusta`s Huntingdonshire family
  26. Of Bulwark House, St Aubin. Maud also inherited in 1897 Millbrook Lodge, near Mont Félard, which had been built for her maternal grandfather in 1864 on former dune land, with sea views to the south, over St Aubin`s Bay. This she sold in 1921
  27. OV; Capt RJMA
  28. Seigneur de Noirmont, Medieval historian of Jersey; Constable of St Brelade and Jurat. President and Benefactor of La Société Jersiaise. See Balleine, G.R., A Biographical Dictionary of Jersey, (Staples Press (1948)), 198-9
  29. Twin brother of Sir Francis Norie Miller, Bart. of Cleeve; Liberal National M.P. for Perth
  30. Grand-daughter of William Percival (1778-1849) FRCS of Northampton, who was appointed Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons on the creation of the Fellowship, in 1843. A cousin was the unfortunate General Officer Commanding, Malaya, who surrendered Singapore, in February 1942
  31. Settled in Nottingham, England, unmarried
  32. Dame de Noirmont
  33. Major, The Sherwood Foresters
  34. Lt-Colonel, Border Regiment
  35. OV. Co-owner and then Manager, A de Gruchy and Company; Banker (1879-1886); Major, RJM
  36. Of Balmoral Terrace, St Helier
  37. Of Wokingham, Berkshire
  38. MRCVS, Ministry of Agriculture, Wye; formerly Lieutenant, Royal Berkshire Light Infantry, WW2
  39. Lieut-General, IAMS
  40. Dip Mech Eng, formerly 2nd Lieutenant, REME, WW2, then Ministry of Defence Research Engineer
  41. British Red Cross nurse, 1906, in China, at the International Settlement, Shanghai. Sister, British Red Cross (1914), France; Sister, Queen Alexandra`s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve (1915-19), serving in Greece, Egypt and the United Kingdom
  42. Interpreter, League of Nations; Interpreter, Polish Red Cross
  43. Of The Little Grove; Draper, Shipowner (1864-1886) and Banker (1879-1886). His Arms are engraved above the pedestrian entrance at The Little Grove, on the Rue de Haut, St Laurence
  44. Rector of Little Bealings, Suffolk, 1854-70; Vicar of Stoke St Milboro, Shropshire, 1871-
  45. Silk Broker in London. Visited Le Brocq cousins farming near Rimouski, Canada, and decided to settle in that country, at Milby, near Lennoxville, Quebec. Killed there in a riding accident; unmarried
  46. Lived in Steyning, Sussex. Intended for the Church, he went instead to sea; Clipper Captain, Sierra Ventana, to and from Australia and the Far East - see Jean, J. Stories of Jersey`s Ships, 136-140
  47. UK Attorney-General
  48. Chaplain of Lancing College
  49. MC, Lieutenant, later Captain, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. He was afterwards Manager, Burma Teak
  50. Settled in the USA (with issue there)
  51. Surviving issue: George Francis Bligh Monck (1885- ) m (1919, Eng) Marjorie Maud Hesketh d of Robert Lemprière Hesketh and Eleanor Irene Lemprière, d of William, Seigneur of Rozel; and Henry Gustavus Hamilton Monck (1894- ) M.C., Captain, King`s Shropshire Light Infantry m (1930, Eng) Ethel Lawford d of W.R. Lawford of Chirk
  52. MRCS, LRCP, of Caerlyon, Monmouthshire, MOH; then of Torquay, Devon
  53. After Indian Independence (1947) Connie Lambert, by then a widow, with her unmarried daughter, Joyce, returned to England. After 53 years in India, they "didn`t like it" [England], so returned to India, to live inland in the south-east, at a Mission, where they were for the next ten years paying guests!
  54. Assistant Commissioner, Indian Railways. He and his wife were the parents of Denis de Gruchy Lambert, Lieutenant-Colonel, Scinde Horse and ADC to the Governor of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, India, 1931-4. They have descendants, viz. de Gruchy Lambert
  55. Vingtenier du Douet, St Peter, 1814-7. Banker, Builder and Timber dealer, fled his creditors (1825) to London
  56. Master Mariner, wrecked on Pacific coast of Nicaragua 1851, murdered near Pueblo Nuevo by bandits, on crossing overland to the Caribbean
  57. Settled 1869 in Stafford County, Virginia, USA, farming with his mother and step-father, Captain George Desreaux. Died at Mount Holly, Virginia, USA, unmarried
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