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Raoul Lempriere talking on St Helier Town Church, includes; brief information on the age and apearences of the different parish churches; tombstones of Jean la Follay and Philip Durell Junior; royals who have worshipped in the church; layout and of the church; describes prominent features of the church, such as the font, altar, and organ; memorials, including those of Maximillian Norreys, Garthruda Amy, John Le Capelain, water colour artist, Michel Lempriere, Bailiff during the English civil war; Major Peirson (carved by John Bacon); mentions Roger Walden, a rector of St Helier who became Archbishop of Canterbuy in the 1300s; functions of the churchwardens; clock tower containing 2 bells; silver kept in the treasury and other valuables; possible origins of the church building; stained glass window of Christ blessing the children. Occasional dips in sound quality.
1970 - 1970
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R/03/A Series of Sound Recordings originally deposited with the Société Jersiaise by the Education Department. Includes recordings relating to the Occupation, life at the turn of the century and other miscellaneous recordings. Original reference JERSM/1988//428/1-29 (please note some recordings are missing). The audio tapes were copied in 1993 and the cassettes have been given new JERSM references, which have been included in the item description. »
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