Origin of Surname
- This name is derived from the French heler, meaning to hail or call, and may indicate a crier or announcer.
The family arrived in Jersey in the late 17th century and may have been Huguenot refugees.
- Hellard, possibly a distinct family
- Descendants of Edouard Helleur
- Descendants of Matthieu Helleur and Susanne Alexandre 
- Descendants of Matthieu Helleur same starting point as tree above but different descendant branch
- Descendants of Matthieu Helleur - 2 again the same starting point, but an extended descendancy
- Descendants of Jean Helleur
- Descendants of Samuel Hellyer, another branch to New Zealand
- Helleur baptisms in Jersey
- Helleur marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Helleur marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Helleur burials in Jersey
- Frederic Helleur, emigrant to New Zealand who ended up on the wrong island
- Arthur Hellyer, a famous gardening journalist with his roots in Jersey
Great War service
- Edmund Helleur (1886- ) (St My) son of George Daniel and Ann, Private, Canadian Infantry, wounded
- Francis Philip Helleur (1890- ) (St B) son of Francis and Elizabeth, Private, Labour Corps
- George Samuel Helleur (1882- ) (St L) son of Edward George Francis and Emma Jane, Gunner, RGA
- Sidney Helleur (1898- ) (St L) son of Frederick Daniel and Alice, L-Cpl Canadian Infantry
- Lowlands, St Lawrence
Rachel Hellyer, nee Machon, born in Trinity in 1835, the daughter of Joshua (1800- ) and Marie, nee Hocquard (1801- ). She married Philippe Samuel Hellyer (1818-1899) in 1858. He had been married before to Elizabeth Bisson. He and Rachel took their family to New Zealand in 1874: three surviving children from his first marriage and their first six children. A seventh was born on the voyage on ss Atrato and three more were born in New Zealand
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Notes and references
- ↑ A note on the Helleur family, a copy of which is held in the Lord Coutanche Library of La Société Jersiaise, was compiled by A S Pipon and Brian Pipon to accompany this tree: It would appear that Matthieu Helleur came to Jersey in about 1679-80 and was possibly a Huguenot, although this is not certain [Huguenot refugees arrived in Jersey much earlier than this, or after 1685 - Editor]. Matthieu married Susanne Alexandre in 1682 and they settled in St Brelade, which was to be the headquarters of this family for at least 100 years. Unfortunately very little is known about the family, as none of them attained positions of any importance in island affairs, except for a few who served in the honorary police in St Brelade and St Lawrence. However, it is hoped that publishing all we know of this family will encourage readers to provide additional material
- ↑ The very strange digital manipulation of this photograph, which appeared in a Facebook page in 2020, took place before it was sent to Jerripedia. It explains the regrettable distortion of most of the faces in the picture