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Correspondence and papers relating to the Colorado beetle
Date: 5 October 1931 - 6 April 1946
Papers relating to the declaration of St Malo and other French Ports as infected ports (Colorado Beetle)
Date: 30 March 1933 - 8 March 1937
Collection of press cuttings presented to Government House by Major General Martelli concerning the history of Jersey, Jurats, Deputies, the Dean, Prevots, the Police, the right of appeal, colorado beetle, States houses, the status of British residents, Roman Catholics in Jersey, the airport, military service, Spanish refugees, smuggling, the licensing system, visitor traffic and the Ecrehous
Date: 16 May 1929 - 3 October 1956
Request from the president of the Department of Agriculture for the return of Dr T Small the States' mycologist in connection with anti colorado beetle measures
Date: 11 June 1945 - 12 June 1945
Correspondence relating to colorado beetles in the Channel Islands
Date: 26 June 1945 - 4 July 1945
Order concerning colorado beetle and notice of registration
Date: 7 July 1941 - 26 July 1941
Control of colorado beetle
Date: 11 June 1941 - 25 February 1944
Correspondence re. Colorado Beetle treatment and control.
Date: 7 April 1942 - 24 August 1944
Request from Guernsey for literature relating to the Colorado Beetle
Date: 9 July 1942 - 27 July 1942
Official correspondence with index. Subjects covered include: the purchase of 6 Museum Street and 21 Providence Street; report of the Special Administrator; allowances for children; reports of the analyst; auditors' reports; colorado beetle and the tomato crop; marriages; purchase of land at Hamptonne with plan; report on the Jersey Electricity Company; report of the Medical Inspector; report on the mental institution; liquor; milk control; report on the militia accounts; final accounts of the Jersey Home for Girls; petitions from the Nonconformist churches, the Free Church Council and master bakers; veterinary reports and the death of the rector of St Saviour
Date: 15 January 1940 - 16 May 1944
Official correspondence with index. Subjects covered include charges of the Jersey New Waterworks Company; agreement concerning the requisition of houses; admission of children to the Westaway Creche, the Jersey Home for Boys and the Jersey Home for Boys; Compulsory Arbitration Act; bakeries built by occupying forces; reorganisation of States Greffe; royal messages; agricultural policy for 1946; admissions to the asylum; amalgamation of committees; report of the States Analyst; Social Assurance reports; report on awards for death or disablement of internees; auditor's report; Natural Beauties Committee controlled zones; assistance given by Bedford School to Victoria College; butter; 1946-1947 budget; cereal tithes; the civil service; colorado beetle; the conduct of certain inhabitants during the occupation; report on reform of Royal Court; Red Cross; report on divorce; evacuees; export of potatoes; use of the cattle market as a car park; import statistics; Medical Inspector's report; report on Wellington Road Estate; report on the asylum; petition from the Jersey Democratic Movement; agricultural wages; Jersey Loyalists' petition; petition rlelating to holiday camps; report on the prison; the militia; establishment of unemployment bureau; the church at Gorey; Royal Air Force at the airport; resettlement of the island; Terminus Hotel at St Aubin; station at Corbiere; car racing
Date: 14 February 1945 - 20 December 1946
Sound recording of Nigel Blake speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 30/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Blake speaks about being evacuated with his mother and his brother before the occupation and coming back after Liberation, the problems of settling back on the Island, moving back into a house, the german clean up, going to St Luke's school, the Colorado Beetles, the Royal Visit, the development of Bagot, the building of Grassett Park, the arrival of new families, the separation of people from different neighborhood, the cinema and its organist, rationing after the occupation, school separation according to religion, the Beeches school and clergyman, helping on the farm, the bus services, his father's work as a post man, tomatoes, the agricultural industry, tourism, the battle of flowers, the death of the king, the wireless, the Muratti cup, the canning factory and delivery men.
Date: 30 November 2004
Sound recording of Ivy Ferey, née La Rondu, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 11/03/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Ferey speaks about seeing the soldiers on Liberation day, the crowds at La Pomme d'Or, the Jerrybags being punished, growing crops for the Germans troups, food supply from France, helping people who didn't have food, the Red Cross Parcels, the curfew, working for Deputy Pallot at Bel Royal, the clean up, exploring the bunkers, the rationing after Liberation, meeting her husband, the wedding preparation and reception, the ration books, their honeymoon in Guernsey, working on different farms, the community spirit, the shops, the tourism increase, the Battle of flowers, the tomatoes industry, the Royal visit, the International Road Race, the foot and mouth disease, the colorado beetle, the coronation, horse racing, cattle show, Jèrriais, cars, the Welsh and Bretons farms workers, the Social Security Law and the changes in the states policies after the war.
Date: 11 March 2005
Sound recording of Sue Hardy speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 26/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Hardy speaks about coming back to Jersey after the war, staying with family a different houses that she describes, the vegetables crops, the shops in town, the celerations of Guy Fawkes' night, her fathers jewelry business, cars, the farm animals, various shops, telegrams, the postal service, nurses and midwifes, rationing, ration books, clothes, shoes, christmas celebrations, the blacksmith and his forge, the use of Jèrriais in everyday life, going to school at St Ouen's Elementary School and the classes, the entertainment after the occupation, the battle of flowers, the food deliveries, the fish market, foreigners in Jersey, pubs, the Breton workers, the cinema Odeon, watching the Coronation on a television, a holiday camp at Plemont, she talks of various parades and fetes and the Colorado beetle infestation.
Date: 26 November 2004
Sound recording of Mazel Le Ruez, née de Gruchy, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 10/03/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Le Ruez speaks about hiding crystal set during the occupation, the anticipation leading up to liberation, the clean up of the mines, the germans leaving, going back to farming potatoes, going to school and then helping on the farm, the glut of tomatoes, moving to St Mary's, the lobser industry at Rozel, the Young Farmers Club, cattle shows, the increase in tourism, buses and taxis, the farm workers, the shared threshing machine, going shopping, the milk distribution, living on a farm with rationing after the war, the making of black butter, the visit of princess Elizabeth, foot and mouth disease, the colorado beetle, the death of the King, how she met her husband and their honeymoon, the insurance scheme and sand racing.
Date: 10 March 2005
Sound recording of Anne Perchard, née Billot, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 24/11/2004 by Geraldine des Forges for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Perchard speaks about her family situation during the occupation, hearing the news on the radio and passing it on, cycling to the Jersey College for Girls, going to town for the celebration, cattle shows after the war, making money with the tomatoes, buying a tractor, the world jersey cattle bureau, the royal visits, how the shortages did not affect them much on the farm, the work on the farm, the young farmers club and its activities, the cattle shows, the Jersey cows, the outbreak of foot and mouth disease, the farm workers who helped with the potatoes and tomatoes, the colorado beetles, the changes in the Parish life, the way of life for a farmer, the increase in tourism, the activities available for Jersey visitors, the changes in the States, the importance of milk and its production, the start of refrigeration, Elizabeth and Philips visits, seeing the coronation on Pathe news, the visit of Montgomery, the sand racing and hill climbing, setting up her compagny, her involvement with the world bureau, the sports they played at school, the fashion for long skirts, being the mascot for the Rozel Rovers, and her fathers health.
Date: 24 November 2004
Sound recording of Lucille Rimeur, née Deffain, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 31/01/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Rimeur speaks about the British Soldiers, the cleaning process, her wedding dress and cake, her wedding day, how the first years were hard, the children were small, the farm animals, the farm workers, the harsh temperature, she describes a typical day on the farm, her husband cutting bracken, visiting her family in a lorry because they did not have a car, the foot and mouth disease, the colorado beetles, the feeling of a community, the cattle shows, the home deliveries of various services, the tourism boom, the death of the king and socialising inside a parish.
Date: 31 January 2005
Sound recording of Noreen Syvret speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 01/04/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Syvet speaks about singing songs on Liberation day, the state of St John Hotel after the occupation, going to St John School, to the Jersey College for Girl, and to Victoria College during the occupation, helping her mother's business, her convalescence after contracting tuberculosis, meeting and marrying her husband, the dances, the parish hall, the carnivals, the elections, the battle of flowers, the fortifications and the seeing the prisoners of war marching.
Date: 1 April 2005
Regulations (No 12) for combating and eliminating Colorado Beetle. Printed by J T Bigwood, States Printers
Date: 19 March 1936
Regulations (No 13) for combating and eliminating Colorado Beetle. Printed by J T Bigwood, States Printers
Date: 19 March 1936