Origins of surname
Son of Daw, a diminuitive of David. Or possibly derived from 'jackdaw' - see Dawe.
The surname first appeared in Jersey church records in the mid-18th century, but it was towards the end of the century before a family became established.
- Dawson baptisms in Jersey
- Dawson marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Dawson marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Dawson burials in Jersey
Great War service
- Ambrose Middleton Dawson (1886- ) Leicestershire, son of Ambrose Pudsey and Mary Middleton, husband of Marie Stella Bolland MC, OV Master
- Merrick Francis Dawson (1894- ) (Brixton) son of Alfred James and Julia Esther, living Jersey 1911, Sapper RE
- William Dawson (1886- ) Aircraftsman RAF
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