Origin of Surname
This name, although it undoubtedly came to Jersey from France, is of pre-7th century German origin.
But opinions vary as to its derivation. One suggestion is that the first spelling was as the forename "Hugo" meaning "heart or mind", and this spelling is found in the Domesday Book of 1086. The personal name was highly popular throughout Europe in medieval times, and can be found under various spellings as a surname in most European countries.
However, the late-19th century authority on Jersey family history, the Rev J A Messervy disputed this suggestion and proposed that the name was not derived from a personal name but from an old Norman word for egg - see his History of the Hue family.
This surname appears in early 14th century documents in Jersey and Sire Jean and Johan are listed in the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550
The first baptisms appear in the St Saviour register in 1546.
- Hue, 1329
- Descendants of Alain Pierre Hus
- Descendants of Jehan Hue
- Descendants of Jean Hue
- Descendants of Nicolas Hus Added 2016
- Hue baptisms in Jersey
- Hue marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Hue marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Hue burials in Jersey
Biographies and histories
- Jehan Hue
- Clement Hue, physician
- Corbet Hue, Dean
- History of the Hue family
- The Hue stone at Perry Farm
These wills created by members of the Hue 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
- Hugh Hue of St Mary, bequeaths to the poor of St Mary, £20 of the order of the King, to Rachel and Anne Hue, his sisters, the interest on his stocks in England 27 July 1776 - D/Y/A/12
- Françoise Hue, widow of Pierre Cabot of St Brelade, bequeaths to St Aubin's Hospital, £100 of funds in 3% annuities in the Bank of England makes further bequests of the same funds 14 August 1807 - D/Y/A/17
- Jean Hue, son of Helier and Marie de Soulemont his wife 20 September 1676 - D/Y/A/3
- John Hue of St Helier, Merchant, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier,£1 1 shilling 8 July 1807 - D/Y/A/17
- Rodolphe Hue, Rector of St Brelade, bequeaths to the poor of St Brelade, £10 23 November 1772 - D/Y/A/12
- La Porte, St John
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