Jersey Archive holds original wills and testaments dating from 1660. People in Jersey usually make two types of wills, one will deal with immovable or real property such as land and houses and the other deals with movable property such as money, shares and household possessions. Occasionally these can be contained in the same document. […]
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.
Civil registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths in Jersey from the Registrar of each Parish from 1842 onwards
Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers from the Church of England Churches from 1540 to1842 and Civil registers of all Jersey Marriages from 1842
Family History Key Records – Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers
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.
Archives of key public institutions and all States of Jersey departments, including the States Greffe, Education, Immigration and Health and Social Services.
Archives recording the administration of each Civil Parish including rate payments, acts of the Parish Assembly, Roads, Licences and Welfare.
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.
Archives of the Judicial Greffe including the divisions of the Royal Courts, Magistrates Court, Probate and Public Registry.
Key maps of the Island of Jersey for researching house and site history including the Richmond, Godfray and Le Gros Maps.
UNESCO listed registration cards with information and images of over 30,000 Islanders who lived in Jersey during the Occupation.
Collections belonging to the National Trust for Jersey and cared for by Jersey Heritage.