Origin of Surname
Le Cras is Breton for the small one, suggesting both the derivation and origin of this common Jersey surname. Strangely, none of our standard French references include the name.
Guillemine Le Cras, who was born in St Lawrence (or possibly Trinity) in or about 1486, married Raoulin Langlois and they had five children
Le Cras can also be found in Guernsey as far back as the mid 1500s living in the St Saviour area.
- Le Cras, 1299
Jersey family trees
- Descendants of Edouard Le Cras (1645)
- Descendants of Henry Le Cras
- Descendants of Romain Le Cras
- Descendants of Jacques Le Cras
- Descendants of Jacques Le Cras - 2 - a different Jacques Added 2022
The following three trees all follow the same family, with differing detail and descendant branches
- Descendants of Elie Le Cras
- Descendants of Elie Le Cras - 2
- Descendants of Elie Le Cras - 3 Added 2018
Guernsey family trees
- Le Cras baptisms in Jersey
- Le Cras marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Le Cras marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Le Cras burials in Jersey
- Abraham Le Cras, 19th century political activist
Great War service
- Lowlands, St Lawrence
1866 - Marine Villa offered for sale by perpetual lease by Matthieu Picot Le Cras
Francis George Bisson Le Cras and his family
More Le Cras family pictures
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