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Thelland family page


Diane Thelland (1906-1944), wife of Joseph Adrien de Montigny and descendant of Francois Thelland, who emigrated to Quebec, where he was known as Thellend

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Origins of surname

The personal name Theland indicates a person of self-assurance and independence, but we cannot be certain that the family name Thelland has the same derivation

Early records

This family name first appeared in Jersey records in St Peter with the baptism of the childlren of William Thelland and Rachel Mollet in the 1770s.


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Thelland 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

  • William Thelland of St Peter, Now of St Brelade, bequeaths to the poor of St Brelade 4s - 3 September 1881, D/Y/A/42
  • John Thelland, Alfriston House, Trinity - 19 June 1929, D/Y/A/89

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