Album containing German burial reports for Alderney, Guernsey and Sark and research into German burials in the islands.

Reference: L/D/25/D1/11

Date: 1942 - 1945

Photograph Album Number 1. Includes photographs of the arrival of the Germans and around the island, the Sixth Batterie, Artillery Regiment 319, the 12th Mine Sweeper Flotilla, the island of Cezembre, the 2 Pionier Abteilung 319, Channel Island shipping 1940-1945, Luftwaffe 1940-1945, military funerals and cemeteries, nursing and St John's Ambulance Brigade during the occupation.

Reference: L/D/25/F2/1

Date: 1940 - 1945

Recording from the BBC 1 South West TV broadcast entitled 'The Lonely War' with Bruce Parker, a former Guernsey resident, looking back at the occupation of the Channel Islands with people who experienced it. 1) Part 1: Battleships of Iron and Steel. Introduction to the islands, the reason that they were invaded and the realisation that they were defenceless. Subjects discussed include the decision to demilitarise the islands, the dilemma whether to be evacuated or not, the fact that the boat to Sark did not arrive, the evacuation of Alderney and Daphne Pope's decision to stay, the air raid on the harbours and the arrival of the Germans, newspapers printing german orders, the first impression of german soldiers, the situation in Sark as recounted by Dame Sybil Hathaway, restrictions being introduced, Raymond Falla, the President of the Agriculture Department and a member of the Controlling Committee telling of the job of the government in Guernsey, the experience of Frank Falla, a journalist on the Guernsey Star newspaper, resistance in the islands, the relationship with the german soldiers, Jerry Bags, the sending of Hubert Nicolle to Guernsey on an intelligence gathering raid and later raids, the execution of Francois Scornet, escapes from the islands, trying to get supplies, entertainments the confiscation of radios and the secret listening to the BBC and disseminating information, the sinking of HMS Charybdis and HMS Limbourne prompting thousands to go to the funerals, the deportations and the internment camps, the terrible conditions of workers brought in by the Organisation Todt, the arrival of the D-Day and the expected liberation which took a year to actually occur. 2) Part 2: Our Dear Channel Islands. From 1944 the increase of hardship as a result of being cut off from mainland Europe as well as Britain. Subjects discussed include Alderney and the exoeriences of Gordon Prigent, a Jerseyman who had been sent to work on the island and Daphne Pope, who stayed on the island, their relationships with the Germans, the conditions in the Organisation Todt camps in Alderney, the death of Daphne Pope's 2 year old son, Gordon Prigent being caught listening to the BBC, being put in the concentration camp and having to cope with the conditions, a report on HMS Rodney's attack on Alderney, Pope making friends with German soldiers and the question of collaboration, the difficulty of rationing and having to improvise for food and fuel, worsening health of old people as witnessed by Pearl Regan, the running out of medication and the onset of famine and disease, red cross messages, red cross parcels arriving with the SS Vega, Harold Le Druillenec's memories of deportation and liberation at Belsen camp, the celebration of liberation on the islands, an extract of Churchill's speech, a contemporary report by the BBC on the surrender of the German forces, Rex Ferbrache, a Guernseyman, being welcomed home, the disarming of German troops and being shipped out as POWs, investigations into the events in Alderney during the occupation and punishment, collaboration, the royal visit, rehabilitation and the effect occupation had on islanders.

Reference: L/D/25/L/40

Date: June 27th 1980 - July 4th 1980

Original audio cassette recording - see file description.

Reference: L/D/25/L/40/1

Date: June 27th 1980 - July 4th 1980

Order of service of the funeral of Patrick William Grinstead

Reference: L/D/36/F2/2

Date: July 15th 1996 - July 15th 1996

Dirge to be sung at the funeral of Lieutenant General Andrew Gordon music by John Beaumont, printed by P Mourant. General Gordon died on 19 April 1806. He is buried at the Town Church, St Helier

Reference: L/F/08/B2/3

Date: 1806 - 1806

Photographs of a funeral Service in the War cemetery in Howard Davis Park (received from J Rousell 1979) (not dated)

Reference: L/F/08/F/9

Date: 1946 - 1950

Volume of correspondence concerning the administration of Marquis George Townshend as Governor of Jersey. Includes; structure of the Invalid Companies stationed in Jersey, report of agents from Brest concerning an expedition to Ireland headed by General Hocke from Major General Gordon, letter from James Pipon concerning a new burial ground in St Brelade with draft reply, correspondence concerning the Receiver General and collection of tithes with account of Townshend with James Pipon and John Dumaresq, correspondence regarding signature of wool certificates, notice of the death of Philip Fall, Lieutenant Governor and correspondence regarding his replacement, letter from Thomas Pipon concerning the allowance of potatoes given to soldiers instead of flour also contains information concerning the amount of cod from Newfoundland in the Island which could be used for the troops, secret letter from Major General Gordon - 'I have the honour to forward for your Lordship information extracts from the secret intelligence from the coast of France and which have already been conveyed to HM Ministers by the Prince of Bouillon' to reduce the threat of invasion he would like to see 'a moving Naval Force attached to the service of these Islands', information from France on the building of French ships, the Death of Doctor Heriot, Surgeon to the Garrison and Head of Medical Department, two Jersey Cows to be sent to Townshend and two French privateers seen off Jersey in June 1797

Reference: L/F/106/A/2

File of Correspondence relating to the repatriation of the body of Maurice Jay Gould from Germany to Jersey

Reference: L/F/157/A1/1

Date: 1990 - 1997


Reference: L/F/245/A


Reference: L/F/245/A1

Letter giving permission for the body of Lawrence Hyam be transported to London for burial

Reference: L/F/245/A1/1

Date: November 13th 1928 - November 13th 1928

Memoriam Cards

Reference: L/F/47/E

Memoriam Card. In remembrance of Captain Lewis Williams who died aged 49 and was buried in Smithdown Lane Cemetery

Reference: L/F/47/E/1

Date: September 1st 1865 - September 1st 1865

Memoriam Card. In rememberance of Sarah Williams, wife of Captain Lewis Williams aged 60 and was buried at Anfield Cemetery

Reference: L/F/47/E/2

Date: December 19th 1881 - December 19th 1881

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