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Greenfields, St John


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Property name


Other names

  • Greenfield


Rue des Buttes, St John

Type of property

Mid-19th century house with earlier origins indicated by 18th century datestone. Now divided between the house and cottage as separate residential units


  • Greenfields sold for £1.075 million in 2014
  • Greenfields Cottage sold for £655,000 in 2018

Families associated with the property

  • Hinault: In 1941 Francis John Hinault (1913- ) and his wife Agnes, nee Le Herissier (1905- ) were living here with their son Carlyle (1940- )
  • Duval
  • Le Boutillier

Census returns

1881 - Master mason Elias Duval (1844- ) was living at Greenfields [1] with his second wife Adelina Jane, nee Barney, 14-year-old son Elias, by his first wife Mary Le Gros, also a mason, and baby daughter Mary

1891 - The house was occupied by farmer Edward G Le Boutillier (1860- ) his wife Mary Jane, nee Conway, and one-year-old daughter Florence Marie. A short distance away in Rue des Buttes, his father, also a farmer, Edward George Le Boutillier (1830- ), who was widowed from Elizabeth Pinel, was living with his daughters Elvina, Alice and Ada

1901 - The census showed four Le Boutillier children - Marie Anne (1891- ), Florence, Eva Maud (1894- ) and Edward (1897- )


Neither of these stones, mentioned in the HER entry, is included in the Jersey Datestone Register

  • TRM 1768 EAT - For Thomas Remon and Elizabeth Arthur, who married in St John in 1738
  • 18 JLP JCT 51 - This stone has not been interpreted. he initials suggest Jean Le Page and Jeanne Coutanche, but no corresponding marriage has been found and a check on census returns for St John has failed to identify this couple

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

A mid-19th century Jersey house, which is an extensive remodelling of an earlier property on this site, retaining historic features and character. Most interior features are reportedly from 1887. Five-bay, two-storey house, single storey wing on the west and single storey, three-bay cottage to the west.

Notes and references

  1. Shown in the census as Greenfield
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