Born in Jersey, Channel Islands on 15 December 1837 to parents Georges Louis Francois Le Blond
( b. 10.5.1804 in Manche, France ) and Jeanne-Marie Catherine Le Monnier ( b. 4 August 1803 ). His parents were married in Portbail, Manche, France on 14 November 1825.
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. Georgeaged 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.
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 ".