Comments

Recording made by BBC Radio Jersey in 1989 on the Jersey Museums Service [now the Jersey Heritage Trust], including: Interview with Michael Day, director of the Museums Service, including plans for the Maritime Museum, Hamptonne and adding the warehouse 'La Longue Caserne' to the musuem building. Interview with Sid Hockey, Gardien of Elizabeth Castle regarding his duties; Interview with Doug Ford, the Museum Service's education officer, regarding the history of the Jersey Militia, the Milita museum at Elizabeth Castle, the governor's house at Elizabeth Castle, the history of Mont Orgueil Castle, displays at Mont Orgueil Castle; Interview with Hilary Stuart-Williams, the Museums Service's archaeological expert, regarding the history of La Hougue Bie, the construction and usage of the neolithic tomb, the chapels, the crypt, the German communications bunker, the archaeological and geological musems, and the agricultural museum. Good sound quality, muffled at start. Duration 25 minutes

Reference

R/03/C/10

Date

1989 - 1989

Names

BBC Radio Jersey
Jersey Heritage Trust
Day, Michael
Ford, Doug
Jersey Museum
Maritime Museum
Hamptonne Country Life Museum
Royal Jersey Militia
Hockey, Sid
Stuart-Williams, Hilary

Keywords

sound | Museums | history | Castles | Militia | Archaeology | broadcasts | La Longue Caserne | 9, Pier Road | Hamptonne, St Lawrence | Elizabeth Castle | Mont Orgueil Castle | La Hougue Bie

Dimensions

1 audio cassette

Language

English

Level of description

file

Context:

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