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Re: Capt. Charles William LeGeyt
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 03 November 09 18:30 GMT (UK) »
Hi Stewart,

Thanks for that

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Re: Capt. Charles William LeGeyt
« Reply #10 on: Friday 22 January 10 15:41 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I am interested in this person for a different reason. His daughter married O'Connel a Govenor and gave silver to our family. It has a crest and we dont know which family it came from. I would like to find out and there may be other notes related to our family. By the way she died without issue.

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Re: Capt. Charles William LeGeyt
« Reply #11 on: Friday 22 January 10 17:35 GMT (UK) »
Hi Sharon,

Capt. LeGeyt seems not to have mentioned his family coat of arms in his commonplace book. No doubt he would have known all about his family coat of arms, and would not have found anything new to record in the book. He did put a lot of genealogical information, but this of course would have been different, as it was changing in the course of his 92 years of age (at the time he was writing in his book).

However, if you contact the SocietÚ Jersiaise at the link given by Hermes1 in the seventh post on this thread, she will probably be able to help you, as she kindly sent me a lot of information.

This included a description of the arms born by Vice-Admiral George Le Geyt, from which one can deduce that theá Le Geyt arms were Ermine, a lion rampant gules, with a crest A lions head couped proper.

This is a different branch of the family (as far as I can work out, the Admiral was first cousin once removed from Capt. LeGeyt whose book I have). It might give you a clue about the silver, though!

Roger


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Re: Capt. Charles William LeGeyt
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 10 February 11 12:33 GMT (UK) »
I have just discovered a Jeanette Le Geyt who would be my direct line . She married a Philippe Le Cronier  around 1750ish. I have no idea what her ancestry is but do wonder if she is in the book.
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Mann Ringrose Prior( West London)Prior (Halstead Colchester and Sudbury)Ringrose (Northants) Clark(sussex  Bath)Light(Shropshire West London)Barber(Northants)Gaudern (Northants)Piper(Suffolk)Carter (Essex)Nightingale,Stiles,Dunk,Hedgecock(Kent)Mann(south Devon )Le Cronier,Le Quesne,Poingdestre,Esnouf,Le Guyt,Anley.Le Carteret(Jersey)Clark(Bath,Batcombe,and Nyland )
er(essex)Nightingale(kent Sussex)Sutton (sussex)

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Re: Capt. Charles William LeGeyt
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 10 February 11 14:34 GMT (UK) »
Hi Ringrose,

I attach a RootsMagic descent from John LeGeyt, according to Capt. LeGeyt's account in his commonplace book, in so far as I have been able to interpret what Capt. LeGeyt had written, and supplemented with other information which came to hand, However, I have not seriously tried to verify any of this and would advise caution. The captain did not give very much in dates, but we must remember that he was in his 92nd year at the time.

The name Jeanette, as distinct from Jeanne, does not seem to appear, nor does the name Le Cronier, but perhaps you may find it interesting, and perhaps a link somewhere.

However, there seem to have been a lot of LeGeyts in Jersey.

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Re: Capt. Charles William LeGeyt
« Reply #14 on: Thursday 10 February 11 15:12 GMT (UK) »
Thank you so much for the  Geyt tree.I expect they Are like a lot of Jersey families with lots of branches .I found this out when looking at the book on the Le Quesne family trees.I've only one name so far so it is early days.
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Mann Ringrose Prior( West London)Prior (Halstead Colchester and Sudbury)Ringrose (Northants) Clark(sussex  Bath)Light(Shropshire West London)Barber(Northants)Gaudern (Northants)Piper(Suffolk)Carter (Essex)Nightingale,Stiles,Dunk,Hedgecock(Kent)Mann(south Devon )Le Cronier,Le Quesne,Poingdestre,Esnouf,Le Guyt,Anley.Le Carteret(Jersey)Clark(Bath,Batcombe,and Nyland )
er(essex)Nightingale(kent Sussex)Sutton (sussex)

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Re: Capt. Charles William LeGeyt
« Reply #15 on: Thursday 10 February 11 18:44 GMT (UK) »
Hi ringrose,

 I forgot to mention that anything in square brackets in the .pdf file is NOT from Capt, LeGeyt's book, but from other sources. Sorry about that.

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Re: Capt. Charles William LeGeyt
« Reply #16 on: Tuesday 01 August 17 09:14 BST (UK) »
Hello Roger

I only recently came across your post regarding Captain Charles Le Geyt's book which sounds very interesting indeed.  I would love to receive any information you have about it and on the family Le Geyt generally.

I have a copy of a book written by my great-great grandfather John Terry.  One of his sons married into the Le Geyt family - and so it is through my mother, my grandmother and my great-grandmother that I descend from the Le Geyt family.

My late mother conveyed to me how my late grandmother, who was born on Guernsey and grew up on Jersey, would speak about Captain Charles William and various other names and places on the Islands, as well as the strong connections with Kent and London, all of which factoids have been found to be true and accurate.  In fact, the origins of the Terry family go back to before the Confessor.

I wonder, did you and I meet many years ago?

Look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards


Heather