DEVON HUGUENOTS (SURNAMES)
(Extracted by John Lerwill)
Result of Survey.

This posting is an extract from "The Huguenots of Devonshire" by Inkerman Rogers (late of Bideford). It is a list of Huguenot names, which may be of interest. Please note that the names listed are NOT only connected with Huguenots, but indicates Huguenot immigrants who had these family names and for whom entries can be found in the Barnstaple registers (but only Barnstaple - there will be others in the Bideford and Torrington registers, for example, plus Plymouth and Exeter):

(Angle, l'Angle), Arno, Bailer, Barret, Basse, (Bean, Beane, Behn), Benu, (Benoke, Benoake), Benenome, Berry, (Byss, Biss, Bisse, Bysce), Boyse, (Boucher, Bowcher, Bouchier), Brasier, (Breton, Britton), Brusy, (Bursacott, Boursaquotte, Buzzacott), Burgess, Busse, D'Cane, (Carre, Carrow), Caillion, Coutre, (Coute, Contee), Chirurgeon, Clemath, Croll, Crosse, Cotte, de Courdeaux, (Delatour, De La Toure), Frare, (Fountaine, Fountin), Fewings, Fraine, (Gillard, Gallard), (Gloyne, Gloin), Glas, (Grono, Greno), Gorion, Giltens, Galliott, (Groot, Gruite), (Gebeth, Gibbet), Haltree, Hamet, Hagon, Holle, Hoyle, Jesupe, Joll, (Laplu, Lapru), Loiseau, Lurat, (Lysseth, Lyssot), Marine, (Mare, Mair), Meane, Masson, (Milet, Mylot), (Millard, Millerd), Monier, Mounier, (Merriott, Marriott), Misho, (Mohl, Moule), Petter, (Pitten, Pitton), Pittard, Poyntz, Revell, Roche, (Saroll, Sarells), (Saft, Sally), Saribol, Servante, (Shauno, Shinoe, Shino), Spiller, (Rosse, Rosser), Rost, Raymond, (Rau, Roue, Rue, Rew), Sarie, (Scious, Syance, Sayance), Surus, (Tappy, Tappay), Venet, Vicholetts, (Vial, Vile), Vion, Vooz, Winnet.

The Barnstaple registers start from 1538.

The following summary of information is from various correspondents who have
communicated with me on the subject of Devon Huguenots, including a recent survey.
Further contributions would be VERY gratefully received. Please
mail me
Name Original
/Variant
Source
Country
Area of Devon Huguenot? Probable
Trade
Source of Info
BUZZACOTT Bursacott etc. France ? but see
Buzzacott Farm
near Combe Martin
Probably ??? Dave & Eleanor Buzzacott
DROWER Drower/Druer
/Derouer
France/Belgium
/Holland
Colyton Probably Weavers Bryan Endicott Morgan
DURANT ?Durant ?France North Tawton Probably Wool Trade John Durant
(who also mentions Gard,
Distin & Gant in C.Devon)
DYMOND Dimont/Dumont France Little Torrington Probably ??? John Lerwill
HOPPER L'Hopper France Oakford Probably ??? Dudley Nott
LABBATT Labbatt/Labbett
/Labbet
?France Morchard Bishop
/Tiverton
Probably ??? Stuart Wright
LARAMY La Ramee France Arlington/Marwood Probably ??? Eric & Sue Perryman
RANNEY ?de Regnier ?France Topsham Probably ??? Stephen Ranney
TRAMMELL ?Tramhell France General Probably ??? Les Buckalew
TRICKEY ?Tricquet/Tricault ?France Budleigh Salterton/Honiton Probably ??? Roger Quick
Return to top of page.
THANK YOU for visiting, and please mail me with your comments,
or return to Devon History Selection.

or link to my Family History Homepage.