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Gallienne family page


Three generations of Galliennes

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Catherine Gallienne of Jersey

Meaning of name

Gallic and Gallienne were old types of ships, galley and galleon; so the names were probably given to sailors.

Early mention

The surname Gallienne is one of the oldest in the island of Guernsey. There are records of Galliennes in the southern parishes of Torteval, St Pierre du Bois and Forest as early as the 12th Century.

The name is also well established in Jersey. The name Gallienne is recorded as early as the 1300s in the Assize Roll of 1309.


  • Gallienne
  • Galiane 1331
  • Galien
  • Galiene 1309
  • Gallie a separate family

Family records


Jersey family trees




Family histories


Great War service

Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc

  • James George Gallienne (1887- ) (Tr) son of James and Alice, Sergeant RFA


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Gallienne 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

  • Catherine Gallienne, widow of Edouard Giffard, of St Brelade, desires to be buried in St Brelade's cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Brelade, £8 of the order of the King 20 February 1830 - D/Y/A/21
  • François Gallienne of St Ouen - 31 January 1900, D/Y/A/59
  • Henry Gallienne of St Helier 7 January 1893 - 7 January 1893, D/Y/A/52
  • John Gallienne of St Helier, desires to be buried in St Helier Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, 1s 18 September 1849 - D/Y/A/27
  • Philippe Gallienne of St Ouen, bequeaths to the poor of St Ouen 5s - 29 July 1891, D/Y/A/50

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