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Crosby family page



Mary Anne Pauline Crosby

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Origins of surname

This name is of Norse origin, and is a locational name from any of the various places in Northern England and Southern Scotland that get their names from the Old Norse kross = 'cross' (usually a stone cross set up by the roadside or near a settlement), and byr = 'enclosure, settlement'.

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism record of Catherine daughter of William Crosby and Susanne Mignocq in St Helier in 1787


  • Crosby
  • Crosbie

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Great War service

  • Margaret Crosbie, British Red Cross
  • Charles Anatole Lucien Crosby (1894- ) (St Mt) Corporal, RASC
  • John Alfred Crosby (St My) Driver, RFA
  • Owen Edward Crosby (1901- ) (Scarborough) OV, Private, Honourable Artillery Company

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the 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

  • Crosby : Alfred Francis , of Les Vaux, Ville a L'Eveque, Trinity and formerly of The Bungalow, Springside Poultry Farm, Trinity - 28/May/1960 , 19/Mar/1970 , D/Y/B1/143/29
  • Crosby : Charles Anatole Lucien , son of Francis Alfred, of St Clement - 13/Jun/1947 , 30/Sep/1960 , D/Y/B1/61/9
  • Crosby : John Alfred , of Springside Cottage, St Martin - 25/Jan/1958 , 24/Mar/1976 , D/Y/B1/237/5
  • Crosby : John Gwynne , of Wildways, St Brelade - 4/Feb/1959 , 25/Mar/1964 , D/Y/B1/78/59


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