Le Feuvre

Jersey records

Le Feuvre

17 Sept 1766

Surrogate Jonathan Cartwright, Esq. and Justice Garland are to compel Andrew Croher to pay the wages and damages to Jonathan Le Feveur, agreeable to the 31 Oct 1764 order, or have his effects seized. He had been unable to return home due to want of wages.


20 Oct. 1789    Gov. Mark Milbanke  to  John Brown, James Rennells

Gov. Milbanke notifies Brown   and Rennells that Mr. Le Feuvre of Burin did not have a chance to defend himself in court, but Milbanke suspects that Le Feuvre “took it upon himself to act against the Dealers, in a manner not altogether consistent either with Law or Equity. Milbanke instructs Brown and Rennells that in case Le Feuvre should make another application to them for “the seizure of any Boats, Fishing Rooms, or other Effects of Boatkeepers (his Debtors) in your district, that you will only attach (and take such security as may be necessary for preventing the Boatkeeprs making away with)…”


Reference: HCA 26/5/110
Description: Commander: Philip le Couteur.

Ship: Onslow.

Burden: 120 tons.

Crew: 120.

Owners: Nicholas le Febure and Company of the islands of Guernsey and Jersey, merchants.

Lieutenant: William le Mesurier.

Gunner: John le Mesurier.

Boatswain: Edward Bacon.

Carpenter: John Lloyd.

Surgeon: Nicholas le Mesurier.

Cook: John Harris.

Armament: 10 carriage and 16 swivel guns.


Reference: HCA 26/5/72
Description: Commander: Philip du Pre.

Ship: Adventure.

Burden: 25 tons.

Crew: 25.

Owners: Nicholas le Febure of Guernsey, merchant, and others.

Lieutenant: William le Mesurier.

Gunner: John Saunders.

Boatswain: Edward Baron.

Carpenter: John Loyd.

Surgeon: Nicholas le Mesurier.

Cook: John Harris.

Armament: 2 carriage and 8 swivel guns.

Folio: 86

Date: 1756 June 26
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Reference: HCA 26/4/106
Description: Commander: Francis Chevallier.

Ship: Good Hope.

Burden: 12 tons.

Crew: 25.

Owners: Charles Maret, George le Febure, John Anley and John le Couteur of Jersey, merchants.

Lieutenant: James Guillaume.

Gunner: Peter Brock.

Boatswain: John Roland.

Carpenter: Henry Marquand.

Surgeon: John Williams.

Cook: Thomas Durell.

Armament: 4 swivel guns.

Folio: 130

Date: 1744 June 2
Held by: The National Archives, Kew