Hi. My name is David John Chatel and I would like to welcome you to my website.
I am a 58 year old Electrician, divorced with 2 children Lisa and Kirsty, and I live with my partner Yvonne. We have recently moved from Jersey to live in Brittany, France.
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My interests include Family History research, Computing and the Internet,
and the Royal Antidiluvian Order of Buffaloes, of which I am a member.
You will find several links to local and International R.A.O.B. pages here, along with other usefull links about the Island of Jersey.
Please visit my RAOB Website via the RAOB link.
For those of you researching your Family History in the Channel Islands or in Jersey, I recommend trying the Societe Jersiaise Web Site or Alex Glenndenning's homepage (please google these links) which covers many Family History Issues, and has several great links to other useful pages.
Also please visit my own Family History pages at
my family and Family Tree Maker
You can also return to my main Domain davidchatel.co.uk
My personnel research centres around the CHATEL surname, who came to Jersey from Granville, FRANCE, about 1800 and its associated main branches such as - TUCKER, CORNISH, BAUDAIN, COUTANCHE,
along with sub-branches such as
BRIGHT, PARKES, DE BOURCIER, GAVEY, LE TISSIER, THOMAS, LE MONTAIS, NELSON, ROSE, LE GAC, GREW, SCHROEDER, RADFORD, HIGGINBOTHAM, MORIN, RENOUF, MARET, HAMON, DE CAUX, DE FAIX, PICOT, PALLOT, LOINES, McMURRAY, McKENZIE, LAPPIN, BURTON, MUNRO, to name but a few - - and with links to France, England, Canada, New Zealand, Jersey, Alderney etc etc.
Also the Laurens surname from St.Lawrence, Jersey
If you have any interest in these surnames, please contact me by E-mail here
Please feel free to check out this site occasionally, as it will be updated frequently.
latest update to site completed 8th June 2012
Thankyou for taking the time to visit my homepage - and please pop in again soon.
David John Chatel
Lieu-dit: La Croix Saint-Jean,
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