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Sound recording of Harry Baudains speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 08/10/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Baudains speak about the last weeks of the occupation, the Kings speech, electricity cuts, the celebrations in Liberation square, having a radio, the Royal Visit, his time at Victoria College before and after the liberations, the farming before, during and after the Occupation, the horse drawn equipment during the war and machineries after the war, having a lorry, collecting seaweed on the beaches, an attempted escape to England, going to town during the occupation, participating in activities with the Young Farmers Club, going to Germany and Austria, his involvement with the Battle of Flowers, joining the honorary police, the international road race, the death of the king and the coronation, television, the clean up of the island, school sports, the draught of '47 and the transport and selling of tomatoes.
Date: October 8th 2004
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: November 30th 2004
Sound recording of Basil Chall speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 11/04/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Chall speaks about working at Jersey College for Girls during the occupation which was the German Naval Hospital, going to the pier on Liberation day, looking after the garden at the JCG, gardening, the return of the post and of the evacuees, entertainment after the occupation, the cinemas, his involvement in the battles of flower, car racing, horse racing, changes in politics in the states, the building boom, General Montgomery's visit, working at the FB fields during the draught, the death of the king and decorating the town for the coronation.
Date: April 11th 2004
Sound recording of Diane Conway, née Palmer, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 10/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Conway speaks about her life in Millbrook, the family, burying the family gun, the uncle bringing fish, her Red Cross parcel, he first orange. moving near te german hospital, the tunnel being open to the visitors, working at a café serving the tourist near the tunnels, playing in the tunnel, a man making pottery, watching the Breton dance and sing, the trees, the brownies camping near her house, going to St Lawrence school, having a party for the coronation, and her coronation and liberation medals.
Date: February 10th 2005
Sound recording of Ted & Barbara, nee Deloney, Dobson speaking about the Occupation and the years after. They were interviewed on 19/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Dobson speak about being a member of force 135, the basic training, traveling and being stationned at different place, landing at Jersey, the ships coming to Jersey with food, the shortage on the island, the sea wall, how he met his wife, helping with the clean up, working with the Germans in Guernsey, his different stations with the army, being demobilised and going back to Jersey, and marrying his wife. Mrs Dobson speaks about the wedding preparations, the clothes and food rationing and coupons, travelling to London for their honeymoon, their first flat, their first house, having no running water, the battle of flowers , washing the clothes during the occupation, cinemas and dances. Mr Dobson speaks about the International Road Race, his job with the Oil compagny, the death of the King and the coronation.
Date: November 19th 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: March 11th 2005
Sound recording of Beryl Gully, née Henwood, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 12/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Gully speaks about the relief at a calm liberation, her fiancée in the armed force who came back later from Southampton, their wedding and the reception with the rationing, the Red Cross parcels, going to London with her husband and waiting for his demobilisation, the surrender being signed, the British troops, her husband job at the JEC, the entertainment after the Occupation, the bus service, the battle of flowers, being a housewife, and watching the coronation on television.
Date: November 12th 2004
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: November 26th 2004
Sound recording of Iris Le Feuvre speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 29/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Le Feuvre speaks about going to Royal Square on Liberation day, the joy in the air, the Germans leaving, people going to the Underground Hospital, the dances after Liberation, the Russian prisoners, shortages, preparing her wedding trousseau, going to London on her honeymoon and seeing the bombsites, comparing London to Jersey after the war, the Insular Insurance scheme, the foot and mouth disease, televisions, the Royal wedding, the evacuees and their return, the cattles, the vegetables crop, farm work and its mechanisation, working at La Masuriers, being the first woman constable, the political reform and the elections, various shops in town, the home deliveries of various products, the district nurses, the difference in her house between then and now, the increase in tourism, the battle of flowers and the fair, the official visits of the king and queen, of Prince Edward and of field Marshall Montgomery, The Muratti, motorbike racing and various houses and persons on the race track, horse show, cattle show, going to the beaches, cinemas, the West Park Pavilion, the arrival of the street lighting in St Lawrence, the death of the king and the coronation.
Date: November 29th 2004
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: November 24th 2004
Photographs of Jersey Airways Limited planes, Ouaisne Bay G_ACZO, the first plane to receive a certificate of airworthiness in Jersey, St Catherine's Bay G-ACZN and Grouville Bay G-ACYG, and of a Royal Navy Firefly 274, part of the Coronation Flight.
File number: 3
Page number: 5
Date: December 11th 1937 - July 9th 1953
Photograph of the Evening Post building which had been decorated in preparation for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, and photograph of small sculptures made out of wire and mounted on blocks of wood.
Subject: Evening Post
File number: 7
Page number: 8
Date: April 22nd 1953 - April 26th 1953
Contact Sheet 16 from Red Contact File 4 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The Contact Sheets contain images of the strips of negatives found in the Red Contact File, include notes, Jersey Weekly Post references, and date from 1936 to 1937.
Date: 1936 - 1937
Images of an exhibition of replicas of the crown jewels lent by The Daily Sketch in the aid of local charities and displayed at the 1937 Trades and Industries Exhibition held at Springfield [see JEP 6/4/1937 p 4]. The images were produced from the negatives depicted in Contact Sheet 2 of Red Contact File 5 from the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive.
Date: April 8th 1937 - April 17th 1937
Jersey Souvenir Programme giving details of events to mark the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Date: June 2nd 1953