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Re: Renouf migration to/from Guernsey
Posted by: Jacky Renouf (ID *****1040) Date: January 26, 2005 at 16:48:28
In Reply to: Re: Renouf migration to/from Guernsey by Tristan. D. of 218

Hi Tristan,
Maries parents were Monsieur[ meaning he owned a number of properties] Jean Renouf baptized 5 Nov 1598[ godfather Gilles du Hamel] Town Church Guernsey who married Catherine Gibaut on 13 Aug 1623 at Town Church. Catherine was buried 14 Nov 1679.
They had 5 children;
1]Jean bapt 6 Jun 1624 [ Robert Renouf godfather]who married Jaquine Carey 8 Jan 1661.
2] Robert bapt 17 Feb 1626/7 [ Jean Gibaut godfather]. He married Joanne Hues 23 April 1657.
3 Ester bapt 17 Sept 1647 [ Charles Manche]
4] Maria [ no bapt. found] buried 11 Aug 1710
5] Catherine [also no bapt found] buried 23 Aug 1713 who married Isaac Gibaut and Jean Martin.

Jean bapt 1598 was son of Robert Renouf and Romaine Mahaut. [Roberts father was Jean of Normandy and his mother may be Guillamaine Le Fellya [ name appears on some old property records]
Monsieur Jean [ b 1598] was one of the 12 Commissioners of Guernsey appointed by Charles 1 of England in 1643 to rule the Island. Other Commissioners were Peter de Beauvoir, James De Havilland, Jean Quetteville junior; Pierre Carey, Josue Gosselin; James e Marchant, Eleazor Le Marchant; Thomas Dubree, Henri La Manche Pierre De Beauvoir and Andrew Monamy. Jean owned property in Rue Tanquil in St Peter Portalso Rue Bertold.
There is a carey website at which has interesting information on it. Most of Marie Renouf and Isaac Carey's 13children died as infants. Only Pierre [1667 - 1705] and Marthe 1662-82 survived.Pierre married Marie De Beavoir i25 Sept 1684.Their two sons were Pierre [1689-1744] and Isaac 1697-1757]
The Brock name is famous Daniel de Lisle Brock was Baliff of Guernsey 1821 to 1842 in this role he was often opposed to the English and their laws and Sir Isaac his brother a great soldier who was involved as Govenor of Upper Canada. I can scan some information if you contact me direct at .
When did your Brock go to France?
Hope this is useful for you, Jacky in NZ

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