The Tardif family from Jerbourg, St Martins were one of a small number of long-established Guernsey families to become butchers.
Abraham TARDIF married Charlotte MARTIN
- Abraham TARDIF ( 1817 - ? )
- Peter TARDIF ( 1822 - ? )
- Charlotte TARDIF ( 1824 - ? )
- Joseph TARDIF ( 1827 - ? ) m. Jane BARTLETT
- Jane Charlotte TARDIF
- Joseph John TARDIF
- Rachel Jane TARDIF
- Maria Elizabeth TARDIF
- Frederick Nicolas TARDIF ( 1859 - ? ) m Emma
- Emmeline TARDIF ( 1895 - ? )
- Charles TARDIF ( 1897 - ? )
- Nicolas TARDIF ( 1831 - ? )
- Charles TARDIF ( 1833 - ? )
- Eliza TARDIF ( 1838 - ? )
- Rachel TARDIF ( 1841 - ? )
(people in bold were butchers)
Earliest Mention in Guernsey
- The TARDIF family have long been established in Guernsey (see Donkipedia)
- Joseph TARDIF was granted a butcher's license in 1869
- In 1874, he occupied stall 26 in the Meat Market
- By 1888, he occupied stalls 26 and 27 in the market, one of only four butchers to do so.
- His son, Frederick applied for a butcher's license in 1888, and had a stall in the market into the 20th century. By 1911, he had relinquished his stall and became a Fruit Grower.
- Joseph Tardif lived at Les Maindonneaux, St Martins.
- He moved to Calais Village at Jerbourg in the 1870s.
- Tardif family tree - at Tracey Holmes' web site