Sound recording of Eileen Lerche-Thomsen, née Civray, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 11/10/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Lerche-Thomsen speaks about the excitement leading up to liberation day, hearing the news on crystal set, hoisting a flag, her fathers job as an electrical engineer, the soldiers arriving in Jersey and the excitement, going to school during the occupation, going to the Jersey Girl College after the occupation and taking her exams there, her involvement with the Eisteddfod and later the Green Room club, the cinema, her father putting up wallpapers in her house, her strict methodist background, going to sunday school, the opening of the shops after the occupation, going to the pool, the visit of field Marshall Montgomery, the increase of tourism, the battle of flowers, the Bouley Bay hill climb, her grandparents before, after and during the occupation, trips to London, Stratford on Avon and Paris, working at Boots during the summer and the death of the King.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/59

Date: October 11th 2004

Motor Sport Subject Files. Pages of mounted photographic prints of negatives which feature motor sports including Hill Climbs at Bouley Bay, the Concours d'Elegance, sand racing at La Braye, the Liberation Trial, also, cars, motorcycles, riders, and the Jersey Motorcycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC), with notes. These correspond to the Motor Sport Boxes of negatives from the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive, and date from 1935 to 1953

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT

Date: 1935 - 1953

Motor Sport Subject File number 0. Information concerning the 1935 Hill Climb at Bouley Bay organised by the Jersey Motorcycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC), which includes a Temps Passé feature, excerpts from JMC & LCC Magazines, and hand written notes regarding Percy Wakeham and cars he drove. The information corresponds to a negative from Motor Sport Subject Box number 9 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive, and dates from 1935 to 1953

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/0

Date: 1935 - 1953

Copy of a Temps passé feature concerning Percy Wakeham in his Swallow Sidecars SS1 at the start of the 1935 Bouley Bay Hill Climb, organised by the Jersey Motorcycle and Light Car Club.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/0/1

Date: March 28th 1935 - April 6th 1935

Subject: Motor Sport

Page number: 1

Copies of pages from the Jersey Motorcycle and Light Car Club JMC & LCC Magazine from September 1949 and March 1953, which concern the motorcyclist, racing driver and club member Percy Wakeham.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/0/2

Date: 1949-09 - 1953-03

Subject: Motor Sport

Page number: 2

Handwritten notes concerning the motorcyclist, racing driver and Jersey Motorcycle and Light Car Club JMC & LCC member Percy Wakeham.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/0/3

Date: 1935 - 1937

Subject: Motor Sport

Page number: 3

Motor Sport Subject File number 1. Pages of mounted photographic prints of negatives concerning motor racing including racing cars, motorcycles and racing drivers, which relate to Hill Climbs and events, with notes. These correspond to the negatives contained within Motor Sport Subject Box number 1 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive, and date from 1950 to 1951

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/1

Date: 1950 - 1951

Photographs of racing cars, racing drivers, motorcycles, motorcyclists and spectators which relate to the International Hill Climb in 1951, possibly at Bouley Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/1/5

Date: July 26th 1951 - July 26th 1951

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 1

Page number: 5

Photographs of racing cars being driven by racing drivers S Allard and K Wharton at the International Hill Climb in 1951, possibly held at Bouley Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/1/6

Date: July 26th 1951 - July 26th 1951

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 1

Page number: 6

Photographs of racing cars being driven by racing drivers R D Poore and D Bond at the International Hill Climb in 1951, possibly held at Bouley Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/1/7

Date: July 26th 1951 - July 26th 1951

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 1

Page number: 7

Photograph of a BSA 500cc motorcycle being ridden by motorcyclist N F George, and photograph of a racing car and racing driver at the International Hill Climb in 1951, possibly held at Bouley Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/1/8

Date: July 26th 1951 - July 26th 1951

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 1

Page number: 8

Photograph of a racing car being driven by the racing driver R D Poore at the International Hill Climb in 1951, possibly held at Bouley Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/1/9

Date: July 26th 1951 - July 26th 1951

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 1

Page number: 9

Photograph which relates to a Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC) motorcycle scramble at Blanches Banques in 1953, and photograph of Ken Wharton, winner of the Bouley Bay International Hill Climb being presented with his trophy.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/4/12

Date: July 2nd 1953 - July 23rd 1953

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 4

Page number: 12

Photograph of Mr W J Rodda, President of the National Union of Teachers (NUT), upon his arrival in Jersey by air from Guernsey with Mr Arthur Bertram Carter, Mr Arthur Alfred Henry Downer and Mr William Touzel Fleury, and a photograph of the famous racing motorist Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe with Major Dixon-Spain and officials of the Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club upon Earl Howe's arrival in the island to discuss details of the proposed Jersey Motor Grand Prix [Bouley Bay Hill Climb].

Reference: L/A/75/A2/POR/17/5

Date: January 18th 1947 - February 19th 1949

Subject: Portraits

File number: 17

Page number: 5

Images of the drivers competing in the Bouley Bay Hill Climb race.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/1/1909

Date: September 9th 1976 - September 9th 1976

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1976/1909

Images of racers competing in the Bouley Bay Hill Climb and action shots of go karts going around corners during the hill climb.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/1/1918

Date: September 9th 1976 - September 9th 1976

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1976/1918

Images of Mrs Langley and her young daughter with two trophies Mrs Langley has won. The taller trophy has been presented to Mrs Langley for her having completed the Bouley Bay Hill Climb course in the "fastest time" in the women's category. These images were taken to accompany an interview for the Mainly Feminine pages of the newspaper.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/2/4348

Date: June 29th 1977 - June 29th 1977

Photographer: Peter Mourant

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1977/4348.

Images of drivers and riders competing in the Bouley Bay Hill Climb.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/3/7208A

Date: May 29th 1978 - May 29th 1978

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1978/7208A

Images of drivers and riders competing in the Bouley Bay Hill Climb.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/3/7208B

Date: May 29th 1978 - May 29th 1978

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1978/7208B

Images of a practice race ahead of the annual Bouley Bay Hill Climb organised by the Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club at Les Charrières du Boulay, Trinity. Please see also L/A/75/A3/4/1203A - D for images of the race proper.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/1200

Date: July 19th 1979 - July 19th 1979

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/1200

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