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Ellen Long, nee Pestell

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Origins of surname

As might be expected, this was a name given to a tall person

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the marriage of Pierre du Long and Jeanne Le Masurier, in St Martin, in 1753. They do not appear to have had any children in the island


  • Long
  • du Long

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Family trees


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Long 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 1978, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Bridget Long of Ordnance Yard, Pier Road, widow of John Murphy - 16 February 1870, D/Y/A/35
  • Emma Long née Vint, The Briars, Green Street, St Helier - 9 June 1943, D/Y/A/111
  • Jane Long of 2, Parade Road, St Helier - 14 September 1874, D/Y/A/37
  • Mary Long of East Farleigh, Kent, now of St Helier, spinster, desires to be buried in St Helier's Cemetery, bequeaths to Thomas Hardy, the History of England in one large volume, an Egyptian Medal, and one fourth of all her wines and spirits, to Charles de Carteret a prayer book, to John Mouckton a book entitled 'Westminster Abbey', to Daniel Messervy the history of war in two volumes, to Dr Alexander Leigh, Hall's Encyclopedia, and to Mrs Sladden, 'The Life of Christ' and a red covered prayer book 1 May 1852 - D/Y/A/27
  • Mary Long, 1 Windsor Terrace, St Helier St Helier - 15 January 1934, D/Y/A/95
  • Sydonia Long, spinster - 15 February 1883, D/Y/A/43
  • William Long of St Helier - 14 February 1893, D/Y/A/52
  • William Long, 2 Salisbury Cottages, St Saviours Road, St Helier - 4 September 1935, D/Y/A/98


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