Aliens Restrictions Act. On 17th February 1920 the States of Jersey enacted the principles of the 1914 English Aliens Restrictions Act. Under the law all aliens over the age of sixteen resident in Jersey has to register with the Immigration Officer. Every alien in the Island had to register, no matter how old they were or how long they had been living in Jersey.
|Names||Immigration and Nationality Department|
|Keywords||registration | nationality | foreigners | immigration|
|Category||D-States Departments and Administrations|
|Level of description||Sub-fonds|
D/S/B0 Aliens Registration Card Microfilms. Microfilms were made of many of the Aliens Registration Cards - particularly those who were naturalised as British Citizens or died. In some cases the original cards for these individuals still exist but in some cases the cards were destroyed and the microfilm is the only copy left. An index of names is attached to each item record which relates to one microfilm. The microfilms are closed to public access so if you do see the name of an individual whose card you would like copied please ask a member of staff. Please note that for individuals born under 100 years ago you will need permission from Customs and Immigration before you can receive a copy.
D/S/B1C Microfilm copies of Alien Registration Cards of those born before 1900 that were destroyed by the department as no longer required. These cards have been digitised from the microfilm copies and are now available to download in black and white.