Saturday, September 3, 2016

1841 Channel Islands Census.

The Le Blond family are shown in the 1841 Channel Islands census living in St. Peters on Jersey in the area known as " Coin Varin " 1.Jane aged 35. Jane was recorded as being of ' independent means ' and being born in ' foreign parts '. 2. Mary aged 13,born in ' foreign parts '. 3. Jane aged 10,born in Channel Islands 4. Edward aged 8,born in Channel Islands 5. Augustus aged 5,born in Channel Islands 6. George aged 3,born in Channel Islands. 7. Ugenie aged 4 months,born in Channel Islands Of interest with this record is that Georges Le Blond - father is not recorded.

Friday, September 2, 2016

1855. George LeBlond. 16 year old crew member on vessel " Token ". Jersey, Channel Islands

The 127 ton schooner rigged vessel " Token " was built by G. Deslandes, shipbuilders at First Tower, St. Helier, Jersey.Built in 1850 for the Owner’s David De Quetteville, who ‘ran’ her for thirteen years. George was " onboard " the vessel as a 'boy ' on 26 June 1855. He was a crew member for one year. Shipping records show that in 1857 he was crew on a Deslandes brigantine " Accra ".