Acte permitting the Constables to proceed with the nomination of a Committee to raise subscriptions for the erection of a monument in memory of Major Peirson. Passed by the States.

Reference: D/AP/AD/7/62

Date: February 17th 1896 - February 17th 1896

House book of Peirson House with an introduction about the House, Major Francis Peirson-the person that the house is named after, descriptions of sports events taken part in and house points accrued

Reference: D/J/42/H4/2

Date: 1960 - 1981

Testament of Alice Jane Dauverne née Payne of Northdale, St Ouen, widow. Dated 25 May 1932. Bequeaths to the Société Jersiaise for the Art Gallery Department the oil painting 'Major Peirson'; portrait of Reverend Philip Payne, Rector of St Ouen; portrait of her father; portrait of Elizabeth Owen née Fixott. Codicil added 27 January 1943 Codicil added 24 March 1947

Reference: D/Y/A/118/120

Date: December 19th 1947 - December 19th 1947

Extract from the States of Jersey regarding the defence of the Island and the building of a memorial to commemorate the heroism of Major Peirson.

Reference: F/M/R1/16

Date: February 22nd 1781 - February 22nd 1781

Extract from the States of Jersey regarding the defence of the island and the restriction of movement to the Ecrehous as the States are worried that it could be used for enemy enterprises.

Reference: F/M/R1/17

Date: February 22nd 1781 - February 22nd 1781

Book called 'The Death of Major Frs Peirson' giving an account of the Battle of Jersey to mark its centenary celebrations. Include illustrations by Ph Jn Ouless.

Reference: J/H/G/2

Date: January 6th 1881 - January 6th 1881

Photograph of the theatre organist Mr Roderick Hallowell "Sandy" MacPherson sat an organ, and a photograph of Jersey Evening Post reporter Mr Alan Carter talking to Mr W Francis Peirson-Webber, a direct descendant of Major Francis Peirson, by the Royal Square.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/POR/51/8

Date: September 14th 1961 - September 26th 1961

Subject: Portraits

File number: 51

Page number: 8

Images of Jersey writer George Francis Le Feuvre (pen name George d'La Forge) at his home on Allandale Avenue, Beaumont, with a framed celebration of the life of Major Francis Peirson.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/5/2697

Date: January 3rd 1980 - January 3rd 1980

Photographer: Peter Mourant

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1980/2697.

Images of the altar at the Town Church, to the right of which is a plaque dedicated to Major Peirson. Jersey Evening Post

Reference: L/A/75/A3/5/3193

Date: February 27th 1980 - February 27th 1980

Photographer: Peter Mourant

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1980/3193.

Images of a ceremony being held at the Royal Square and the Town Church for the Battle of Jersey, some images include unveiling of a plaque for the Battle of Jersey on January 6th 1981, A carved stone plaque of Major Francis Peirson and a cake to celebrate the bi-centenary of the battle of Jersey.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/6/6316B

Date: January 6th 1981 - January 6th 1981

Photographer: Peter Mourant

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1981/6316B.

Images of Major Francis Peirson bust at the Royal Court.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/6/6370

Date: January 12th 1981 - January 12th 1981

Photographer: Ron Mayne

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1981/6370.

Testimonial for Captain John Pinel of the Fourth Battalion of St Lawrence of the Royal Jersey Militia in French, poem about Major Peirson

Reference: L/F/08/B2/2

Date: January 6th 1881 - January 6th 1881

Bookplate belonging to Major Peirson's father 'Major Peirson of Pontefract' extracted from a bound volume of the Evening Post

Reference: L/F/08/B2/5

Date: 1711 - 1713

Portrait of Captain John Pinel of the Royal Jersey Militia and a copy of the testimonial to Captain Pinel, January 1881.

Reference: L/F/08/M4/8

Date: January 1st 1881 - January 31st 1881

Photograph of an Act of the States resolving to send a letter to François Peirson, father of Major Francis Peirson offering their condolences for his death and gratitude for his bravery in the Battle of Jersey. Copy of the letter in English included. Signed by Philippe de Carteret.

Reference: L/F/52/5

Date: February 22nd 1781 - February 22nd 1781

Extended version of item R/03/A/1. Raoul Lempriere talking on St Helier Town Church and the Royal Square, includes; brief information on the age and apearences of the different parish churches; tombstones of Jean la Follay and Philip Durell Junior; royals who have worshipped in the church; layout and of the church; describes prominent features of the church, such as the font, altar, and organ; memorials, including those of Maximillian Norreys, Garthruda Amy, John Le Capelain, water colour artist, Michel Lempriere, Bailiff during the English civil war; Major Peirson (carved by John Bacon); mentions Roger Walden, a rector of St Helier who became Archbishop of Canterbuy in the 1300s; functions of the churchwardens; clock tower containing 2 bells; silver kept in the treasury and other valuables; possible origins of the church building; stained glass window of Christ blessing the children. Also mentions the St Helier hermitage and the death of St Helier; statue of St Helier in the church of Bréville(?) in Normandy; Battle of Jersey; grave of Baron de Rullecourt; describes the prominent features of the Royal Square, including the States Chamber, the statue of George II, the Royal Court house and the then Public Library; old French names of Church Street and Bond Street and naming of Mulcaster Street; office block containing the Church House opened by Dr Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury;

Reference: R/03/A/2

Date: 1970 - 1970

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