Testament of Jean Lerrier of St Helier. Dated 16/03/1802. Desires to be buried at 5 am or 7 pm. Bequeaths to 4 fathers of poor families in St Helier who carry his coffin, 1 gold Louis each, to the poor of St Helier, £24 of French currency

Reference: D/Y/A/16/98

Date: October 4th 1803 - October 4th 1803

Will and Testament of Edith Elise Payn, daughter of the late Jurat Thomas Payn, of Alton House, 35, Rouge Bouillon, St Helier. Desires to be buried in St Saviour's Cemetery with a service at St Paul's Church, no flowers other than a floral cross on her coffin. Bequeaths to Clara Sophia Poole all her furniture in her bedroom and all her clothing, to Dr Barnado's Homes £300, to the Salvation Army Headquarters £300, to the Home for Infirm and Aged Women £500, to the Jersey District Nursing Association £300, to the Royal United Kingdom Beneficent Association £2000, to the Endowment Fund of St Paul's Church £200, to Monica Ereaut a silver teapot, sugar basin, milk jug and coffee pot, to Jeanne Collins an Indian silver tea service, to Mabel Carnell, née Payn a gold watch, to Ellen Mary Ereaut 2 engraved table spoons, 19 engraved tea spoons, to Marguerite Gaudin 6 engraved table spoons, to Margaret Ellen Gaudin Stocker a silver milk jug, 5 engraved tea spoons and a porcelain jug, to Edith Ereaut 2 silver salts and to Ian Le Gresley 2 silver salts. Dated 30/07/1947. Codicil Added 09/08/1950. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/10/27

Date: June 12th 1951 - June 12th 1951

Will and Testament of Margaret Jane Horne of 49, Colomberie, St Helier, widow of John Horne, formerly of Sea Braes, St Clement. Desires to be buried in St Clement's Cemetery. Bequeaths to Michael Browning, her personal papers, books, photographs, pictures, silver plated goods, house linen and china ornaments including the Macartney dessert plates; to Doreen Browning and Doris Margaret Browning, her jewellery; to the deserving poor, her wearing apparel. Dated 09/10/1931. Codicil Added 25/03/1943. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/10/53

Date: July 23rd 1951 - July 23rd 1951

Will and Testament of Lilian Pinson, née Constable, widow of Charles Henry Pinson, of Links Hotel, Grouville. Desires to be cremated and her ashes interred in her late husband's grave in Tettenhall Churchyard, Staffordshire, or if that is not possible buried in St Saviour's Cemetery. Bequeaths to her daughter Jean Constable Borrett, née Pinson, wife of Reverend Charles Walter Borrett, the whole of her personal, household and other effects, including furniture, jewellery and motor cars and the sum of £10,000. Dated 09/01/1948. Codicil Added 21/12/1950. [Includes two closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/11/27

Date: September 5th 1951 - September 5th 1951

Will and Testament of Maud Amelia Touzel of 19, Gloucester Street, St Helier. Bequeaths all her personal property to her two sisters, Violet Elsie Touzel and Daisy Touzel; to the Constable of St Helier, £100 to apply the annual interest therefrom for the general upkeep and planting of flowers twice a year on a grave in Mont a L'Abbé Cemetery. Desires the aforementioned two sisters to be the only members of the family present as mourners at her funeral and directs that her body should be placed in an elm coffin. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/11/35

Date: September 28th 1951 - September 28th 1951

Will and Testament of Walter James Miller, of Overdale Isolation Hospital, St Helier. Desires to be buried in the island as a Roman Catholic and that a memorial stone with an appropriate inscription should be placed on the grave. Bequeaths to St Paul's Home, £100; to the building fund for St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, £200; to the General Hospital, £100; to Sister Secker, matron of Overdale Isolation Hospital, £50; to the Little Sisters of the Poor, £100. Dated 26/01/1949. [Includes two closed documents]

Reference: D/Y/B1/11/50

Date: October 30th 1951 - October 30th 1951

Will and Testament of Harold Walter Giffard, of Roche d'Or, Samarès, an advocate. Desires to be buried in the vault he caused to be built in the St Clement's Cemetery with a suitable headstone. Bequeaths to Peter Hawksford Giffard, the decoration and diploma of the Legion of Honour given by the Government of the French Republic and the miniature decoration of the same order, the cross of decoration of Orange-Nassau awarded by Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands to be returned to her and for Peter Hawsford Giffard to keep the miniature decoration and diploma of the same name and documents relating to the decorations, further Peter Hawksford Giffard receives all the law book at Roche d'Or and in the room at 23, Hill Street together with the furniture in the room on condition that he becomes an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey within a year of his death, if this does not happen they are bequeathed to Philip Antonio Poch. Bequeaths to Albert Edward Ereaut, any six books he selects from the library at Roche d'Or; to Peter Hawksford Giffard, all clothes, jewellery, watches, chains, trinkets and all silver glass vases bowls and decanters and all his masonic regalia, jewels and rituals unless his son is not a freemason at his death then it will be presented to the Grand Master to dispose of as he sees fit; to John Wilfred Le Boutillier, three dozen bottles of wines or spirits of his choice; to Dorothy Mary Le Boutillier, wife of John Hagar Pettit, £25 to purchase a token of remembrance; to Pierre Moussaud, his sleeve links of dumb-bell pattern; to Odette Rondot, a musical watch; to Annie Clare Howard-Edwards, née Norman, two silver mounted liqueur decanters and liqueur glasses; to Captain John Anquetil Norman, all his fishing rods, cases, gear and tackle; to Angelo Nelson Symons, any one etching drawn by Edmund Blampied; to Henry John Shone, an antique candle snuffer and tray; to his wife Hélène Henriette Giffard, née Gouillard, the whole of the furniture, pictures, prints, silver, plate, wine, spirits not specifically bequeathed; to Mabel Frances Maclure, née Giffard, any trinket she may decide to select as a memento. Dated 12/07/1941. Codicil Added 09/10/1945. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/11/52

Date: November 3rd 1951 - November 3rd 1951

Will and Testament of Margaretta White, née Pape, widow of William White, of Cherry Garth, St Saviour. Desires to be cremated and the ashes interred in her late husband's grave in St Saviour's Cemetery. Bequeaths to Lorna Burton, £100 and her gold watch and blue and silver enamel toilet set. Dated 18/10/1950. [Includes two closed documents]

Reference: D/Y/B1/11/54

Date: November 9th 1951 - November 9th 1951

Will and Testament of Gwennyth Marguerite Ellors Cheriton, née Rickards, widow of William Wheeler Cheriton, of Rosemary, 3, Balmoral Avenue, Samares, St Clement. Desires to be cremated with a short service being held at the crematorium. Dated 25/11/1947. Codicil Added 09/09/1950. [Includes two closed documents]

Reference: D/Y/B1/12/51

Date: January 16th 1952 - January 16th 1952

Will and Testament of Edwin Stanley Le Feuvre, of La Falaize, Le Hocq, St Clement. Desires to be cremated and his ashes scattered in a valley overlooking the bay of St Ouen's of he dies outside of Jersey or buried in St Saviour's Churchyard if he dies in Jersey. Bequeaths to Elsie May Gruchy, a wristlet watch and furniture in the property Les Arches, Le Hocq Lane, St Clement. Dated 09/11/1951. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/13/55

Date: March 28th 1952 - March 28th 1952

Copy from the Principal Probate Registry of the Will and Testament of Philip Victor Glas Sandeman, formerly of Ravenscrag, Millbrook, temporarily of 42, St George's Court, Brompton Road, London. Desires to be buried wherever he may happen to die and that his funeral be as simple and inexpensive as possible and that no gravestone or memorial and no flowers should be placed on his grave. Dated 01/08/1950. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/14/12

Date: April 19th 1952 - April 19th 1952

Copy from the Principal Probate Registry off the Will and Testament of Charles George Limpus, of Ardcloney, New Zealand Avenue, Claremont Road, St Saviour. Desires to be cremated and should he die in the Channel Islands his ashes to be scattered into the sea between Jersey and Guernsey from the deck of an ordinary steamer plying between the Islands and England, and the funeral should be conducted as inexpesively as possible, no flowers provided or mourning worn and no monument or tombstone to be erected. Dated 16/11/1945. [Includes two closed documents]

Reference: D/Y/B1/14/20

Date: April 24th 1952 - April 24th 1952

Will and Testament of Arthur Brooke, Colonel (retired), of the Indian Army, of 18, Netherby Court, Beaumont, St Peter. Desires to be buried in St Brelade's Churchyard. Dated 03/04/1952. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/14/8

Date: April 16th 1952 - April 16th 1952

Will and Testament of Edna Shibley Ottley, of the Navy and Military Hotel, Harrington, London. Desires to have a requiem mass said at a Catholic Church, does not watn to be cremated but buried wherever convenient. Dated 11/02/1943. [Includes two closed documents]

Reference: D/Y/B1/16/56

Date: December 10th 1952 - December 10th 1952

Will and Testament of Lilian Jane Alexandrina Le Cornu, daughter of Philip de Carteret, of High View, St Helier. Bequeaths to be cremated and the ashes interred at the family grave in Mont à l'Abbé Cemetery, after which the grave is to be closed permanently. The funeral is to be of a very simple character. Instructs the executor of the will to destroy all her private papers and to painlessly destroy all pets. Bequeaths sums of money and items of her property to many individuals and charities. Dated 15/04/1948. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/2/29

Date: July 27th 1949 - July 27th 1949

Will and Testament of Pierre Marie Ferchat, of Beauvoir, Mont Cochon, St Helier. Desires to be buried in St Matthew's Roman Catholic Churchyard and that a monument be erected on his grave costing not more than £40 and that his rosary is placed in the coffin. Bequeaths to the Little Sisters of the Poor all his clothes. Bequeaths to Pierre Jean Ferchat the residue of the estate. Dated 01/11/1945. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/2/66

Date: September 13th 1949 - September 13th 1949

Will and Testament of Ellen Nora Gregory, née Duke, wife of Clifford Bryan Gregory. Desires to be buried in the grave of the ancestors of her husband in Mont a L'Abbé Cemetery. Dated 22/10/1952. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/20/28

Date: August 1st 1953 - August 1st 1953

Will and Testament of Alexandrine Eleonore Drieu, daughter of Leonard and wife of Charles Pierre Le Cuirot. Desires to be buried in the parish of Grouville. Bequeaths to her daughter Maud Gladys Feron, née Le Cuirot, the silver watch, the gold keeper and the five shilling piece belonging to her. Dated 04/01/1937. Codicil Added 06/12/1937. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/21/2

Date: September 2nd 1953 - September 2nd 1953

Will and Testament of Marie Neilson Nicholson, wife of Frederick Russell La Fargue, of the Links Hotel, Grouville. Desires to be buried in her burial plot at St Brelade's Cemetery. Dated 12/03/1941. Codicil Added 15/07/1952. [Includes one closed document]

Reference: D/Y/B1/22/27

Date: January 13th 1954 - January 13th 1954

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