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Jerry Baynard is a French Canadian hired boy whom Matthew Cuthbert hired to help with farmwork around Green Gables.


Anne saw Jerry as a rival when he was hired, as she wanted to prove that she could do all the things a boy could do and more so that Marilla wouldn't be tempted to adopt a boy instead.

Physical appearanceEdit

Jerry had short brown hair, fair skin and brown eyes.


Jerry was easygoing and practical. He was hardworking and was not prone to flights of fancy such as Anne.


Anne ShirleyEdit

Anne resented Jerry for "displacing [her] position in [her] very first family," since she had wanted to show her worth by helping out outdoors.

As of season 2, they have a sibling-like relationship. Anne begins to like him more and decides to teach him to read and write.

Diana Barry Edit

Jerry took an immediate liking to Diana. Though they haven't interacted much, they're both on decent terms. Jerry once called Diana "the complete package" and "the most beautiful girl he's ever seen."

Behind the scenesEdit



  • The CBC website describes him as, Jerry is a young French Canadian farmhand. Because of his stoic, implacable, practical nature, he and Anne bicker constantly.[1]


Anne of Green Gables Wiki has 8 images of Jerry Buote (view category).


Season 1 (Anne with an E)

Season 2 (Anne with an E)


See alsoEdit

Major characters
Billy Andrews · Jane Andrews · Prissy Andrews · Diana Barry · Eliza Barry · Minnie May Barry · William Barry
Jerry Baynard · Gilbert Blythe · Tillie Boulter · Marilla Cuthbert · Matthew Cuthbert · Ruby Gillis · Rachel Lynde
Mr. Phillips · Josie Pye · Anne Shirley · Charlie Sloane · Moody Spurgeon
Minor characters
Mr. Andrews · Mrs. Andrews · Mr. Avery · Bank Manager · Josephine Barry · Mrs. Blewett · John Blythe · Doctor
Mr. Dunlop · Mr. Gillis · Mrs. Gillis · Mr. Hammond · Mrs. Hammond · Jeannie · Mary Joe · Mrs. Kincannon · Thomas Lynde
Matron · Minister · Nathaniel · Pawnbroker · Miss Rogerson · Mrs. Spencer · Stablemaster · Stationmaster
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