Digital copy of Exhibit JPN5: Newscuttings relating to the Jersey Female Orphans' Home/Jersey Home for Girls. [Some details redacted].

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1939 - 1939

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• Notice dated 22 July 1939. Refers to an Order in Council before the Royal Court confirming an Acts of the States in relation to the transfer to the States of the Jersey Female Orphans' Home. • Letter to the Editor of the Evening Post from J Hooper Valpy, Honorary Secretary, c. 14 December 1939. Includes remarks about a Nativity play performed by children at the [Jersey Female Orphans'] Home. • Article in the entitled Physical Culture and Dancing: Annual Display by Island School: Full house at Playhouse, c. 1939. Refers to a performance by pupils of the Island School of Physical Culture and Dancing presented by Miss Elsie Larcombe. Refers to performances by girls from the Jersey Girls' Home, a performance by Stella Simpson and a spoken introduction by Joan Norman. • Letter to the Editor of the Evening Post from P K Preston, Honorary Treasurer, Children's Benefit Fund. Expresses thanks to the Jersey Home for Girls for their monetary contribution to the Children's Benefit Fund from proceeds of a collection taken at concert produced and performed by girls at the Home.


Hooper-Valpy, John, Reverend
Larcombe, Elsie Edith
Le Cornu, Philip de Carteret
Neil, Jean Pamela, née Parker
Norman, Joan
Preston, Percival Kenneth
Simpson, Stella
Children's Benefit Interest Fund
Evening Post
School of Physical Culture
Jersey Female Orphans' Home
Jersey Home for Girls
Royal Court
States of Jersey
The Playhouse


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