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Frank Helier Lawrence, Jersey-born officer in the
Gloucester Regiment who was killed in action on
9 May 1915, at the age of 22

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Origins of surname

This name can be found spelt in many ways, but all can be traced back to the personal name Laurentius, which originates from Laurentium, the 'city of laurels', in Italy

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was


  • Lawrence
  • Laurence
  • Laurens, an entirely different family in Jersey

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Sons of James and Elizabeth Margaret Driver

  • Arthur Percy James Lawrence (1894- ) (St H) Sapper, Re
  • Bernard Albert Victor Lawrence (1895- ) (St H) ex-RMIJ, Air Mechanic, RAF

  • Edwin George Lawrence, Private, Machine Gun Corps, possibly born Ireland and Jersey resident, but no connection established


Family histories and biographies

  • Samuel Lawrence: An early recipient of the Victoria Cross with family in Jersey


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Family wills

This will created by a member of the Lawrence family is now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, date and reference number 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

  • Lawrence : Arthur Edward , of 6, Sydney Court, Beaumont and formerly of Les St Germains, St Lawrence - 12/Jan/1956 , 5/Mar/1980 , D/Y/B1/317/21
  • Lawrence : Arthur Percy James , of 33, St Saviour's Road, St Helier - 9/Jul/1969 , 25/Aug/1971 , D/Y/B1/163/30
  • Lawrence : Bernard Albert Victor , ... - 17/Sep/1922 , 28/Sep/1922 , D/Y/A/82/119
  • Lawrence : Cherry , Lord Ninian Hospital, 18, Cathedral Road, Cardiff, formerly of Sunny Bank, Beaumont - 5/Mar/1952 , 13/Aug/1952 , D/Y/B1/15/30
  • Lawrence : Elizabeth , of Trinity : Bequeaths to the poor of St Saviour 5 shillings Includes papers relating to and requesting the appointment of Mary Delitia Herslake as executor of the - 28/Jan/1885 , 16/Jan/1886 , D/Y/A/45/52
  • Lawrence : Francis Henry , of 16, Charing Cross, St Helier - 31/Jul/1940 , 28/May/1965 , D/Y/B1/87/17
  • Lawrence : George Daniel , of No 63, Troy Court, Grands Vaux, St Saviour - 6/Feb/1978 , 6/Feb/1978 , D/Y/B1/273/21
  • Lawrence : Henry , of Ruxley, Longueville Road, St Saviour - 17/Sep/1963 , 13/Mar/1964 , D/Y/B1/78/41
  • Lawrence : Herbert James , of 15, Clos des Pas, Green Street, St Helier - 5/Sep/1975 , 5/Sep/1975 , D/Y/B1/228/2
  • Lawrence : Jesse , of Prince's Hotel, Havre des Pas, St Helier - 26/Sep/1927 , 5/Jul/1950 , D/Y/B1/5/68
  • Lawrence : Percy Roland Bradford , of Oak Walk, St Peter - 20/Dec/1947 , 28/Jun/1950 , D/Y/B1/5/64
  • Lawrence : Philip Edwin , of The Haven, Rue des Landes, St Peter - 30/Oct/1967 , 15/Nov/1979 , D/Y/B1/309/29
  • Lawrence : Sidney Norman , of Sunnybank, Beaumont, St Peter - 29/Sep/1972 , 6/Nov/1973 , D/Y/B1/197/11
  • Lawrence : Sydney , of 2, Beechvale, Sion, St John - 24/Jun/1980 , 24/Jun/1980 , D/Y/B1/325/15


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