Comments

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.

Reference

C/D/P/P1/30

Date

March 11th 2005

Names

Jersey Heritage Trust
Nicolle, Stuart
Ferey, Ivy, née La Rondue
La Rondue, Ivy
Bel Royal Enterprises Limited

Keywords

history | oral history | sound recordings | sound | Liberation | Occupation | soldiers | collaborations | crops | Farm work | Food | Red Cross parcels | curfews | cleaning | Bunkers | Rationing | Weddings | receptions | ration books | honeymoons | Guernsey | communities | Shops | Tourism | Battle of Flowers | tomatoes | Royal Visits | International Road Race | foot and mouth disease | Colorado beetles | Coronation | Horse Racing | jèrriais | cattle shows | Farm workers | Cars | social security | policies

Dimensions

1 digital sound recording

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

Digital Sound Recording. Ask at Helpdesk for Access.

Closed until

2100

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