Correspondence and papers relating to the Colorado beetle

Reference: A/D1/A9/3

Date: October 5th 1931 - April 6th 1946

Papers relating to the declaration of St Malo and other French Ports as infected ports (Colorado Beetle)

Reference: A/D1/C31

Date: March 30th 1933 - March 8th 1937

Collection of press cuttings presented to Government House by Major General Martelli concerning the history of Jersey, Jurats, Deputies, the Dean, Prevots, the Police, the right of appeal, colorado beetle, States houses, the status of British residents, Roman Catholics in Jersey, the airport, military service, Spanish refugees, smuggling, the licensing system, visitor traffic and the Ecrehous

Reference: A/J/10

Date: May 16th 1929 - October 3rd 1956

Request from the president of the Department of Agriculture for the return of Dr T Small the States' mycologist in connection with anti colorado beetle measures

Reference: B/A/L14/9

Date: June 11th 1945 - June 12th 1945

Correspondence relating to colorado beetles in the Channel Islands

Reference: B/A/L35/6

Date: June 26th 1945 - July 4th 1945

Order concerning colorado beetle and notice of registration

Reference: B/A/W30/58

Date: July 7th 1941 - July 26th 1941

Control of colorado beetle

Reference: B/A/W31/2/24

Date: June 11th 1941 - February 25th 1944

Correspondence re. Colorado Beetle treatment and control.

Reference: B/A/W32/4/9

Date: April 7th 1942 - August 24th 1944

Request from Guernsey for literature relating to the Colorado Beetle

Reference: B/A/W45/46

Date: July 9th 1942 - July 27th 1942

Official correspondence with index. Subjects covered include: the purchase of 6 Museum Street and 21 Providence Street; report of the Special Administrator; allowances for children; reports of the analyst; auditors' reports; colorado beetle and the tomato crop; marriages; purchase of land at Hamptonne with plan; report on the Jersey Electricity Company; report of the Medical Inspector; report on the mental institution; liquor; milk control; report on the militia accounts; final accounts of the Jersey Home for Girls; petitions from the Nonconformist churches, the Free Church Council and master bakers; veterinary reports and the death of the rector of St Saviour

Reference: C/A5/21

Date: January 15th 1940 - May 16th 1944

Official correspondence with index. Subjects covered include charges of the Jersey New Waterworks Company; agreement concerning the requisition of houses; admission of children to the Westaway Creche, the Jersey Home for Boys and the Jersey Home for Boys; Compulsory Arbitration Act; bakeries built by occupying forces; reorganisation of States Greffe; royal messages; agricultural policy for 1946; admissions to the asylum; amalgamation of committees; report of the States Analyst; Social Assurance reports; report on awards for death or disablement of internees; auditor's report; Natural Beauties Committee controlled zones; assistance given by Bedford School to Victoria College; butter; 1946-1947 budget; cereal tithes; the civil service; colorado beetle; the conduct of certain inhabitants during the occupation; report on reform of Royal Court; Red Cross; report on divorce; evacuees; export of potatoes; use of the cattle market as a car park; import statistics; Medical Inspector's report; report on Wellington Road Estate; report on the asylum; petition from the Jersey Democratic Movement; agricultural wages; Jersey Loyalists' petition; petition rlelating to holiday camps; report on the prison; the militia; establishment of unemployment bureau; the church at Gorey; Royal Air Force at the airport; resettlement of the island; Terminus Hotel at St Aubin; station at Corbiere; car racing

Reference: C/A5/22

Date: February 14th 1945 - December 20th 1946

Sound recording of Ivy Ferey, née La Rondu, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 11/03/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Ferey speaks about seeing the soldiers on Liberation day, the crowds at La Pomme d'Or, the Jerrybags being punished, growing crops for the Germans troups, food supply from France, helping people who didn't have food, the Red Cross Parcels, the curfew, working for Deputy Pallot at Bel Royal, the clean up, exploring the bunkers, the rationing after Liberation, meeting her husband, the wedding preparation and reception, the ration books, their honeymoon in Guernsey, working on different farms, the community spirit, the shops, the tourism increase, the Battle of flowers, the tomatoes industry, the Royal visit, the International Road Race, the foot and mouth disease, the colorado beetle, the coronation, horse racing, cattle show, Jèrriais, cars, the Welsh and Bretons farms workers, the Social Security Law and the changes in the states policies after the war.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/30

Date: March 11th 2005

Sound recording of Anne Perchard, née Billot, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 24/11/2004 by Geraldine des Forges for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Perchard speaks about her family situation during the occupation, hearing the news on the radio and passing it on, cycling to the Jersey College for Girls, going to town for the celebration, cattle shows after the war, making money with the tomatoes, buying a tractor, the world jersey cattle bureau, the royal visits, how the shortages did not affect them much on the farm, the work on the farm, the young farmers club and its activities, the cattle shows, the Jersey cows, the outbreak of foot and mouth disease, the farm workers who helped with the potatoes and tomatoes, the colorado beetles, the changes in the Parish life, the way of life for a farmer, the increase in tourism, the activities available for Jersey visitors, the changes in the States, the importance of milk and its production, the start of refrigeration, Elizabeth and Philips visits, seeing the coronation on Pathe news, the visit of Montgomery, the sand racing and hill climbing, setting up her compagny, her involvement with the world bureau, the sports they played at school, the fashion for long skirts, being the mascot for the Rozel Rovers, and her fathers health.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/70

Date: November 24th 2004

Sound recording of Noreen Syvret speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 01/04/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Syvet speaks about singing songs on Liberation day, the state of St John Hotel after the occupation, going to St John School, to the Jersey College for Girl, and to Victoria College during the occupation, helping her mother's business, her convalescence after contracting tuberculosis, meeting and marrying her husband, the dances, the parish hall, the carnivals, the elections, the battle of flowers, the fortifications and the seeing the prisoners of war marching.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/77

Date: April 1st 2005

Regulations (No 12) for combating and eliminating Colorado Beetle. Printed by J T Bigwood, States Printers

Reference: D/AP/AD/11/6

Date: March 19th 1936 - March 19th 1936

Regulations (No 13) for combating and eliminating Colorado Beetle. Printed by J T Bigwood, States Printers

Reference: D/AP/AD/11/7

Date: March 19th 1936 - March 19th 1936

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