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FEATURED COLLECTION

People Applying to Return to Jersey After the Occupation

From 1943 onwards people who had left the island prior to the Occupation had the opportunity to request permission to return to Jersey. There were over 5,500 applications lodged.

OTHER COLLECTIONS

Channel Islands Family History Society

Archive collections of the Society held at Jersey Archive, containing the almanacs from 1863 onwards, and the link to online copies of the typed transcriptions of the Church of England Baptism, Marriage and Burial records 1540 – 1842.

Church Records

Family History Key Records – Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers

Parish Registrars

Civil registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths in Jersey from the Registrar of each Parish from 1842 onwards

Superintendent Registrar

Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers from the Church of England Churches from 1540 to1842 and Civil registers of all Jersey Marriages from 1842

Jersey Government

Acts and Minutes of the States of Jersey and its Committees from 1603 to the 2000s. See Public Institutions for links to collections from States Departments.

Public Institutions

Archives of key public institutions and all States of Jersey departments, including the States Greffe, Education, Immigration and Health and Social Services.

Civil Parishes

Archives recording the administration of each Civil Parish including rate payments, acts of the Parish Assembly, Roads, Licences and Welfare.

German Occupation

Archives from the period of the German Occupation during the Second World War including the UNESCO recognised Bailiff’s Chambers Archive, Occupation Registration Cards and private diaries.

Royal Court

Archives of the Judicial Greffe including the divisions of the Royal Courts, Magistrates Court, Probate and Public Registry.

Maps

Key maps of the Island of Jersey for researching house and site history including the Richmond, Godfray and Le Gros Maps.

Welcome to the new Jersey Heritage Archive & Online Collections section. This allows you to subscribe to view scanned copies of archives such as the German Occupation Registration Cards and CIFHS transcriptions online. The online collections also have a pay per view option allowing you to download images from home and can also be used in house at the Archive. We hope that you will find it user friendly and we welcome your comments and feedback so that we can continue to develop this resource