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Papers relating to health legislation, includes details of conventions put together after an International Sanitary Convention held in Paris, inspection of ships for illnesses and the need to fly flags informing authorities of the presence of disease, regulations on cholera, yellow fever and plague, reports on unsanitary conditions in the Island including St Helier and St Luke's/Grève d'Azette district, reports on the treatment of sewage from the UK, a petition relating to unsanitary conditions in St Aubin's Harbour, the dumping of refuge dredged from the Harbour between Elizabeth Castle and Picket House, petition of the Jersey Commercial Association asking for supervision on drainage from houses and the cessation of the dumping of sewage at the Fort d'Auvergne area, Havre des Pas, an outbreak of enteric fever in St Helier, cases of venereal disease affecting the troops and treatment, deaths of tuberculosis in the Island, law relating to the Public Lunatic Asylum, UK guidance relating to cancer, procedures to follow when armed force personnel are invalided from service, law granting Act of Incorporation for the Jersey Dispensary and Infirmary and the Jersey Clinic
Date: September 7th 1871 - May 4th 1937
Correspondence concerning the safe-guarding of the jobs of mobilised personnel and enquiries from those serving in the forces including F E Andrews, H D Starck, D A Tanner, W Tong and L J Ward
Date: September 11th 1939 - April 30th 1940
Establishment of and requisitions and supplies for the soldiers homes at; - The Mayfair Hotel, St Saviour, St Brelade's Hotel, St Brelade's Bay, Millbrook, La Hougue, St Peter, and The officers home at Fort d'Auvergne of; Milk, bread, butter, eggs, furniture, cycles for nurses at the soldiers home, accounts from the Jersey Electricity Company, Jersey Gas Light Company and Jersey New Waterworks Company, petrol, building work by Mr H Le Seelleur, vegetables, potatoes, cookers
Date: May 14th 1941 - March 8th 1945
Sound recording of Geoffrey Allo speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 04/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Allo talks about the liberation, school during the Occupation, soldiers during the Occupation, Royal Visits, food shortage and rationing, clothes, Victoria College Prep, the Combined Cadet Force, the Royal Air Force, school sports, cinemas, shops, tourism, Battle of Flowers, International Road Races, working in a ship-broker office, the Hersey Canning Company, bicycles, the visit of General Montgomery and of the Duke of Gloucester, the Death of the King and the Coronation, radios, and televisions.
Date: February 4th 2005
Sound recording of Jean Arthur speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 25/03/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Arthur speak about moving houses during the Occupations, the prisoners of war, Sundays school visit to the underground hospital, going to school during the Occupations, telephones, buses, farm crops, apples, horses, the use of a threshing machines, school, entertainments during the Occupations, farm workers, weight bridges, foot and mouth disease, the farmer communities, the Young Farmers Club's, school sports, going to the Agriculture College in Warwickshire, the Royal Visits and seeing the coronation on television,
Date: March 25th 2005
Sound recording of Roy & Doreen Bisson speaking about the Occupation and the years after. They were interviewed on 02/12/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Bisson speaks about the days leading up to the liberations, hearing Churchill's speech, the Union Jacks flying at La Pomme d'Or, visiting the German fortifications, the rationing after the war, the Red Cross parcels, helping during the Royal Visit and working at the airport. Mrs Bisson speaks of talking to british soldiers during the Liberation, exploring the underground hospital, working for the Public Services department and the Jersey General Investment Trust, the rationing after the war and the Royal Visit. Mr Bisson speaks about his involvement with the scouting movement and how it works, the prisoners of war, going camping, working at the Jersey Electric Compagny, his schooling, electricity and the Royal Visit as well as the visit of Field Marshal Montgomery. Mrs Bison speaks about her involvement with the Girl Guide Movement, what she did with them and what she learned, her marriage with Roy, the reception at Castle Orgeuil (now hotel Cristina), the honeymoon in Switzerland, and a protest against the Insurance act.
Date: December 2nd 2004
Sound recording of Jean Blosseville, 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 Blosseville speaks about living near the underground hospital, the hospital being a tourist attraction, soldiers visiting it, her house with no electricity, the hospital being a place of reunion for the Breton Workers and after an air crash, it being used as a morgue, the trees and the flowers planted around the area, collecting cone, nuts, berries and flowers, going to St Lawrence Primary School, going to the Battle of Flowers and the International road race, and the death of the King.
Date: February 10th 2005
Sound recording of John Bouchere speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 15/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Bouchere speaks about the days leading up to Liberation and the disbelief of peoplet, the realisation that the Germans were defeated, the arrival of the British Navy on Liberation Day, taking German equipment, having a bicycle, the clear up operation, sending the Germans to England, the food coming in to the Island, the Red Cross clothes, working at a garage during the war, converting cars to wood gas, finding petrol where you could, new cars coming in after the War, how the cars were shipped and delivered and the role of the garage.
Date: November 15th 2004
Sound recording of Phyllis Bransbury, née Binding, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 06/10/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Bransbury speaks about moving to Jersey from Bristol after meeting her husband, living on Plat Douet Road, deciding not to evacuate before the start of the Occupation, her husband's work, growing their own vegetables, improvising when they did not have much, the shortage in food and clothes, the arrival of the Red Cross parcels, listening to the news on a crystal radio set, taking the radio out, the excitement on Liberation Day, the British troops, going to Bristol after the war, the Battle of Flowers and the International Road Race, the increase in tourism and going to the cinema.
Date: October 6th 2004
Sound recording of Ron Buesnel speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 23/05/2005 by Geraldine des Forges for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Buesnel speaks about the first days of the Occupation, seeing a plane for the first time, seeing the German soldiers, the restriction on farming produce, the raids on the farms for produce, the Germans taking some machine like the lorries, his time at the Grouville school, at the beginning and the end of the Occupation, the greenhouses, the relationships with the Germans, the slave workers, the Organisation Todt, the Russian camps, the buses, radios, collaborations, trading, the bombing before the liberations, food and ressources shortage, stealing, the deportations, stealing from empty houses, the arrival of the 'Tommies', the dumping of German equipment, people trying to escape the island and girls going out with Germans.
Date: May 23rd 2005
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 Florence Chapman, née Major, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 01/10/2004 by Marleen Hacquoil for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Chapman speaks about listening to the radio, waiting for the evacuation and the proclamation of Queen Elizabeth.
Date: October 1st 2004
Sound recording of Francis Corbet speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 01/12/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Corbet speaks about coming to Jersey before the Occupation, going to First Tower school and Victoria College, the days leading up to Liberation, the celebrations at Royal Square, the landing craft, the Germans leaving the island, the cold winter of 1944, the ressources shortage, being given days off school after Liberation, Germans removing fortifications and mines, exploring the germans fortifications, being a part of the Victoria College Officers Training Corps, the Jersey Airport, the Royal visit, the neighborhood of First Tower, the shops, the community of First Tower, the cinemas, the Opera House, the increase in tourism, the Battle of Flowers, the International Road Race, the dances, sports, going to Exeter University and coming back to teach at St John's School, the death of the king and the Coronation.
Date: December 1st 2004
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 Michel Gould speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 07/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Gould speaks about the troups landing in town, cycling from Grouville, the school shutting down, the children looting, exploring the fortifications, the mines removal, getting the golf course back in shape, his father’s job as a manager at Boots, the coming of fresh products, the rationing after the Liberation, his time at Victoria College during the Occupation and the teachers, one of his teacher participating in the Olympics, being a part of the guard of honors during the Montgomery visit, going to work as a lawyer at Hillstreet, learning at distance, passing the bat, participating in a French exchange, helping out on farms during the Occupation, the weighbridge, tourism, traveling by cars, motocycles and bicycles, the Battle of Flowers, the Boots on Queen Roads, shops, watching the coronation on television, traveling to Southampton to see his family, the lawyers on royal courts and the day he was sworn in.
Date: February 7th 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 Leo Harris speaking about the Occupation and the years after. Hee was interviewed on 08/01/2005 by Marleen Hacquoil for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Harris speaks about coming from Edimburgh to Jersey in 1939 with his family, staying at the Marina Hotel, missing the evacuation boats to leave after the Germans landing, watching the German soldiers parade, going to De La Salle College, stealing bicycles from the German, his father buying and hidding cars, the germans requisitioning buildings, moving hidden cars, listening to the radio, the German Field Police, stealing guns, house raids, escaping deportations, his father releasing North African prisoners, his brother's release from prison, the british soldiers, pubs, collaborators, leaving the island after the occupation and going back to Edinburgh before returning to Jersey in 1946, the priority of goods exportation to Jersey and Guersney, the feeling that the states should have help less, the removal of the railway lines and the german leaving on landing crafts.
Date: January 8th 2005