Guernsey Butchers : Baskfill


Obviously a corruption of the famous Devon BASKERVILLE surname. In 1835, when he was buried in the cemetery of St André de la Pommeraye, James BASKFILL, age 70, was said to have been born in Plymstock, Devon. He was baptised in that parish on 19 May 1765, the son of James Baskerville.

The Baskfill family owned land at the Bouet, in St Andrews and in St George St, St Peter Port. Both of James' sons became butchers - Charles ran the market stall, and William was a cattle trader.


James BASKFILL ( 1765 - 1835 ) married Ann GARDNER ( 1777 - 1858 ) in St Peter Port in 1795.

(those in bold were butchers)

Earliest Mention in Guernsey



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