Showing 1801 to 1817 of 1817 for A de Gruchy and Company LimitedX
Occupation Diary of Edward George Joseph Doublet, 1942. Refers to residence at Baudains Cottage and Melita, Mont au Prêtre during the year.
Date: January 1st 1942 - December 31st 1942
Programme for entertainment at Springfield as part of the 1938 variety season as Springfield Entertainments Limited by arrangement with the National Vaudeville Corporation present for six nights only the radio star Les Allen and his two pianists together with a variety programme. Also listed is a week's programme headed by Giovanni, described as the "world's greatest pickpocket", whose act involves card tricks and other conjuring acts. The programme lists the acts performing throughout the entirity of the season and contains advertisements for businesses and products such as The Halkett Library, F Le Gallais and Sons, Haig whiskey and Courvoisier cognac brandy, amongst others.
Date: August 1st 1938 - August 13th 1938
Programme for entertainment at Springfield as part of the 1938 variety season as Springfield Entertainments Limited by arrangement with the National Vaudeville Corporation present for six nights only the radio star Phyllis Robins together with a variety programme. Also listed is a week-long programme headed by Wee Georgie Wood and Company, described as "The Peter Pan of Variety". The programme lists the acts performing throughout the entirity of the season and contains advertisements for businesses and products such as The Halkett Library, F Le Gallais and Sons, Haig whiskey and Courvoisier cognac brandy, amongst others.
Date: August 22nd 1938 - September 3rd 1938
Poster for the Annual Trades Exhibition, including attractions such as the Pageant of Fashion starring Dorothy Hustwitt, Greta Humber, Nelllie Norman, Miss Marowood, Brenda Grant and Doreen Hunter. Other attractions include the Vier Marchi, The Royal Dots, a living skeleton, and a full size 9-hole midget golf course, in what is described as the largest exhibition yet - not dated, c. 1930s.
Programme for entertainment at The Watersplash in St Ouen's Bay featuring a show entitled Excitement, starring performances by Malcolm Vaughan, Kenneth Earle, June Massey, Paula Barry, Ken Kirkham, Pauline Chalkley, Ken Wayne and Glamorous Camille amongst others. The programme contains a biographic overview of each of the featured performers, and advertisements for a number of alcohol brands, cigarette brands and local companies. Also advertised is a show entitled Cavalcade at The Watersplash's sister venue, Swansons Hotel, starring Ronjy, the Cavalcade Dancers, The Gay Nineties, Jerry Angelo, Dorian Claire, Jack Upson, The African and Bob Cole.
Date: 1960 - 1960
Programme for a celebrity-amateur golf tournament golf tournament at La Moye Golf Club organised by the Variety Club of Jersey Golfing Society in conjuction with the Variety Club of Great Britain Golfing Society. The programme contains a scorecard, portraits of celebrities at the event, as well as advertisements for a number of local companies, hotels and restaurants.
Date: May 9th 1976 - May 9th 1976
Photocopy of Ralph Mollet's Occupation Diary-Volume III. Events of the occupation covered in great detail-includes cuttings from newspapers and red cross letters [indexed]
Date: June 7th 1943 - May 10th 1945
Aileen Thomas, Néomi Bellamy (née de Gruchy) and Maurice Thomas at a celebration barbeque held at Strathyre, Le Chemin des Monts, St Ouen. Néomi is able to trace her family back centuries to the village of Gruchy in France. She is a member of the family who recently sold Abraham de Gruchy department store to "Merchant Investors Group."
Date: June 4th 2000 - June 4th 2000
John Testori, the owner of Bambola Toy Shops, stands in the shop situated in the Parade, St Helier. There is another shop situated in de Gruchy's Department Store, in King Street and New Street.
Date: September 6th 2000 - September 6th 2000
Haydn Maguire, a member of staff at A de Gruchy and Company Limited department store, collecting money for the Children In Need charity appeal.
Date: November 17th 2000 - November 17th 2000
Kevin Anel-Love, fire-eater, warming the crowds queueing for one of 250 copies of 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire', on sale at de Gruchy's book department.
Date: July 10th 2000 - July 10th 2000
Photographic slide of an old photograph of the railway station, possibly at St Aubin, with a sign in the background 'A De Gruchy & Co'.
Date: January 31st 1977 - January 31st 1977
Jersey Talking Magazine-August Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Nature feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about herbs and the herb garden at Quetteville Mill. Guernsey Feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to Mr Le Cornu, a saddler, about his trade and the need for it and the people to take his place after he has retired. Rosemary Gilchrist reading an article by Doreen Hart concerning breeding guide dogs. Glen Williams of Glensounds, a reader, talking about the archaeological exploration in Jersey and his thoughts on La Hougue Bie, the old religions, witches and goddesses. Horoscope feature-Diane Postlethwaite talking about the forecast for leos this year. Gordon Young announcing the result of the quiz and setting the quiz for the month. End of Side One. Beth Lloyd interviewing four previous Miss Battle of Flowers and the current one. Maureen Wakeham, née Hobbs, Miss Battle of Flowers in 1954, the second Miss Battle of Flowers talking about entering the competition, the girl who won in the first year, Trina van Dorn, her ambition, Mr Battle-Anthony Steel. Peggy Poole, Miss Battle of Flowers 1958, what her husband thought of it, Mr Battle James Robinson-Justice, what she remembers about the day, what she did for the rest of the year, her daughter winning the Miss Battle of Flowers competition, what she thinks about it as a beauty competition. Marianne Rosler, née de la Perrelle, Miss Battle of Flowers 1961 talking about entering Miss Battle of Flowers, Miss Battle of Flowers as a beauty competition, her hopes for her daughter to enter the competition, Mr Battle-Eric Robinson, the day of the Battle of Flowers, memories of the day. Mary Horton, Miss Battle of Flowers 1972 about what made her enter, Miss Battle of Flowers as a beauty competition, Mr Battle-Jimmy Saville, memories of the year. Karen Poole-Miss Battle of Flowers 1980 talking about entering the competition, questions she was asked, how she felt when she found out she had won, the Miss World competition, what she had done so far, looking for Mr Battle. Frank Morin talking about his job at A de Gruchy when he joined as an apprentice in 1921, the shop at that time, suppliers for the shop and buying for the shop. Gordon Young ends with a humorous story. End of Side Two.
Date: July 31st 1980 - July 31st 1980
Jersey Talking Magazine-May Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Nature Feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about the seagull including examples of bird song. Beth Lloyd talking to Mr Atkinson, a man who has invented a machine designed to simplify learning Braille explaining how the machine works, being up for an award for the machine and the details of the machine and how to purchase it. Cooking Feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about recipes for easy bake ideas. Chris and David commentating on a walk at Les Mielles, St Ouen describing the scenery and the work that had gone on in the area. Beth Lloyd interviewing Sarah-Jane Lewis, who works for a group of magazines called Condé Nast that publishes Vogue, talking about her job selling the magazines promotions to certain shops, doing a colour promotion with de Gruchy, researching shops, the amount of time she spends in London and travelling, watching fashion shows and the fashion for summer wear. Horoscope Feature-Diane Postlethwaite giving a forecast for the year for taurus. End of Side One. Gordon Young visiting Inverness describing the scenery and the town and visiting Loch Ness. Chris interviewing spy author Palma Harcourt regarding joining the intelligence service during the war, describing what she was doing at Bletchley Park and in the intelligence service, writing books on the service, what made her want to write books, getting books published, her inspiration for writing the books, the Sir Roger Hollis affair, what she writes about, her new book called 'A Twisted Tree' and its plot. Pat Dubras performing a scene from Joyce Grenfell's 'A Terrible Worrier'. End of Side Two.
Date: April 30th 1981 - April 30th 1981
Jersey Talking Magazine-Christmas Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young with christmas carols throughout by St John's Church Choir and Les Conteurs Singers. Poem by Gladys Rogers. Jennifer Grundy at the Met Office being interviewed, talking about what happens over christmas, the number of people on duty for shifts and keeping busy with different duties including weather forecasts. Mr Wileman, the general manager of the L'Horizon Hotel, talking about the hotel over christmas, who stays over Christmas, people going swimming in the sea, Christmas trees in the hotel, guests getting Christmas presents for christmas, going to de Gruchy after it is closed and choosing the presents and staff wrap the presents at a christmas party. David Killip at La Collette Power Station who is in charge on Christmas day describing what he has to do on christmas day, when it will be at is busiest, the number of staff in on christmas day and if there were any power cuts in the past on Christmas day. BBC Radio Jersey producer Peter Gore talking about what will be happening on the station on Christmas day-a Christmas morning programme, messages from the bailiff, the dean and the lieutenant governor on the show, getting in at 6.30, how he is spending the rest of the day and his favourite Christmas record. Quentin Bloxham, curator of reptiles at Jersey Zoo talking about what they do on Christmas day, amusing experiences on Christmas day-pythons go into the public area and his favourite Christmas carol. David Guy-Station Officer with the States of Jersey Ambulance Service-talking about working on christmas day, the staff working at the station on Christmas day, the duties carried out-checking the equipment and vehicles, having breakfast and waiting for call outs. Poem by Colin Plummer read by Pat Dubras. Beth Lloyd interviewing Joan Le Miere, at the telephone exchange, talking about the change in the telephone system, previous years when people had to book times to have a telephone call, if people are more patient on Christmas day, the number of people working on Christmas day and looking after the Christmas day. Gordon Young talking about cooking Christmas dinner. End of Side One. General Sir Peter Whiteley, lieutenant governor, with a Christmas message for the readers of the Jersey Talking Magazine. Harbour Master, Captain Bullen talking about the harbour on Christmas day, the number of people on duty including Jersey Radio, the people at the pierhead, the marina staff, the staff at Fort Regent and the police. The Islander magazine-an article written by Sonia Hillsdon called 'Christmas Past' about christmas in Jersey in previous years. Living in Jersey in past-second half of the 16th Century-islanders were not encouraged to celebrate Christmas because of Ccalvinism-worked as a normal day. 1726 a dead whale was washed up at La Pulec, St Ouen-77 foot long-declared as his by the of Seigneur of Vinchelez de Bas-two jaw bones of the whale was attached to his manor house. 1790-theatre-magic lantern show-shown by Mr Belon from France. 1799-over 6000 Russian soldiers-found all over the island-allies against the French. 19th Century-Christmas came into own-1834-a whole week of Christmas and merry making-Christmas dinner followed by cards. Used to ring the Christmas bells from midday Christmas night to midnight on Christmas day-in St Mary it got out of hand-in the 1850s Reverend Le Couteur Balleine tried to put a stop to it. In 1858 he removed the bell clapper, bell rope and the ladder to the bells and changed the locks on the church doors. A hand bell was circulated-while the door was being kicked in they got replacements for the rope clappers and managed to get in. There was no support from the parish assembly for the rector. Trevor Barette, dairy farmer of St Mary, talking about his Christmas day-milking, feeding, cleaning the cows, the cows going outside, a few hours off and then the feeding and milking the cows again and amusing experiences at Christmas. Tug Wilson, a fireman, talking about the hours he will be working on Christmas day, the duties on Christmas day and emergencies on past Christmases. Alan, a taxi driver, talking about what he does on Christmas day. Chris, an air traffic controller, talking about what he may be doing on Christmas day, being on call and trying to close the Jersey Airport. Sister Moulin, a nurse at the Jersey Maternity Hospital, talking about what she does on Christmas day, mothers, former staff and doctors bring their Christmas babies back, whether people like having Christmas babies, a special crib for a Christmas baby and a favourite Christmas carol. Michel Le Troqueur, a policeman, talking about being on duty over christmas, how he celebrates Christmas, crime over Christmas and a relaxed attitude over Christmas. End of Side Two.
Date: December 25th 1982 - December 25th 1982
Date: July 14th 2016
Jersey Evening Post Newspaper article : Jersey Heritage's outreach curator, Lucy Layton, continues her series of walking guides with The Yard town walk.
Date: October 24th 2020