Photograph Album Number 4. Includes photographs of the Royal Visit of the 7th June 1945, the first post war mail boat arrival on the 26th June 1945, Jersey Airport, arrival of the new Lieutenant Governor Sir Edward Grassett, Church Parade of Force 135 in August 1945, Island events 1945-1947, the cleaning up period, German tunnels, Organisation Todt railway, Guernsey and Alderney German Occupation and Liberation.

Reference: L/D/25/F2/4

Date: 1940 - 1947

Mr Ted Syvret of Leoville Farm, St Ouen talking to the CIOS about his memories on growing up on the family farm during the occupation. Talks about the diary kept by his father, the position of Léoville in St Ouen, bunkers in St Ouen, the farm at Léoville and its history, position, size, crops, livestock and buildings, the Syvret family living on the farm, speaking Jersey french, the neighbourhood, work of the farming community and the sharing of work, his background, his childhood years, comparison with granddaughter today, decision of family to stay in Jersey bfore the occupation, explanation of his father's diaries and reads some extracts from Easter 1942, seeing german soldiers for the first time and on parade, hearing aeroplanes during the night, taking potatoes to town, the air raid on the harbour, work on the stables, attempted trench digging in front garden of property by the germans, beginning of the felling of trees for fuel, working with hay, everything agricultural being done by hand, keeping food aside for people, collecting wheat, using the lawn to plant tobacco, placing alarms on the pantry to stop OT labourers stealing food, slaughtering of a cow, self sufficiency in vegetables, the growing and use of sugarbeet and potato flour, making butter, collecting rabbit food, hatching of chicks, improvisations when farming, pumping water in the back garden and the use of an outside toilet, entertainment for the children looking for spent ammunition, St Ouen's Central School, the school air raid shelter, diseases at school, comparison between town and country, stamps received from Ralph Mollet, a British aeroplane flying over and firing taking place requiring them to take shelter, D-Day activity, 14th June 1944 a plane going down, travelling with his father to visit his grandparents, collecting the red cross parcels and the difference between the parcels, the unfinished railway track that ran through some of the fields, guns and german soldiers at Greve de Lecq, the appearance of swastikas and german road signs, liberation, listening to the radio at George Baudain's house, being told to lower the flag as it was raised too early, May 8th his father's diary stopped with 'Jerry surrenders-no more work this week', going to town to celebrate the liberation, arrival of the british troops and he reads a report by B C Le Masurier, secretary to the St Ouen's Agricultural Society, on the liberation. Questions on the clothes and shoes worn by children during the occupation and improvisations used, an explosion at Commercial Buildings at liberation, memories of the German agricultural inspections, a german officer, transport to St Martin and Trinity and growing tobacco. Announcement about the making of a documentary film on the occupation.

Reference: L/D/25/L/64

Date: April 10th 2002 - April 10th 2002

Original manuscript of Lest We Forget: Escapes and Attempted Escapes from Jersey during the German Occupation 1940 - 1945 by Roy Thomas.

Reference: L/F/341/A/1

Date: 1992 - 1992

Draft manuscript of Lest We Forget: Escapes and Attempted Escapes from Jersey during the German Occupation 1940 - 1945 by Roy Thomas.

Reference: L/F/341/A/2

Date: 1992 - 1992

The Evening Post, 29 June 1940 [pages 2 to 5 only]. Includes an article on air raids on the Channel Islands, referring to the bombing of Albert Pier and La Rocque.

Reference: L/F/442/A6/1

Date: June 29th 1940 - June 29th 1940

Christopher Newton, a kitchen designer working on his computer at Normans' Ltd, Commercial Buildings, St Helier.

Reference: P/03/A22/19

Date: April 28th 2000 - April 28th 2000

Christopher Newton, a kitchen designer working on his computer at Normans' Ltd, Commercial Buildings, St Helier.

Reference: P/03/A22/20

Date: April 28th 2000 - April 28th 2000

Photographic slide of the view of St Helier Harbour from above Commercial Buildings, with St Aubin's Bay in the distance

Reference: P/09/A/3103

Date: 1970 - 1990

Photographic slide of the view from Mount Bingham over Pier Road and the roof tops of Commercial Buildings to the entrance to St Helier Harbour in the distance

Reference: P/09/A/3145

Date: June 30th 1983 - June 30th 1983

Photographic slide of the view from Mount Bingham over Commercial Buildings, the New North Quay and the Albert Pier, with Elizabeth Castle in the distance - dated 1965

Reference: P/09/A/3148

Date: 1970 - 1990

Photographic slide of Commercial Buildings and the Weighbridge area 1811-14

Reference: P/09/A/3214

Date: 1970 - 1990

Photographic slide of a view of the old harbour and the South Pier at low tide from Commercial Buildings

Reference: P/09/A/3232

Date: 1983 - 1983

Photograph of the square at the Weighbridge prior to its redevelopment and redesignation as Liberation Square on 9 May 1995 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey. Taken from the Esplanade. Fort Regent, Pier Road Car Park, La Collette incinerator and Normans are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background.

Reference: P/97/A/1

Date: October 5th 1994 - October 5th 1994

Photograph of a stone wall built as part of the project to redevelop and redesignate the square at the Weighbridge as Liberation Square to mark the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey. Businesses along Caledonia Place and Normans at Commercial Buildings are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/101

Date: February 3rd 1995 - May 9th 1995
Undated, c. 3 February 1995 - 9 May 1995

Photograph showing the progress of works being carried out as part of the project to redevelop and redesignate the square at the Weighbridge as Liberation Square to mark the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey. Businesses along Caledonia Place, Fort Regent, Normans at Commercial Buildings and Pier Road Car Park are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/131

Date: February 3rd 1995 - May 9th 1995
Undated, c. 3 February 1995 - 9 May 1995

Photograph of a three-tiered granite platform, upon which Philip Jackson's sculpture Monument to Freedom will sit, and surrounding moat under construction as part of the project to redevelop and redesignate the square at the Weighbridge as Liberation Square to mark the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey. Two stone planters, benches and a paved compass rose and surrounding raised seating area are also pictured. Businesses along Caledonia Place, Normans at Commercial Buildings, Pier Road Car Park and La Collette incinerator are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/133

Date: February 3rd 1995 - May 9th 1995
Undated, c. 3 February 1995 - 9 May 1995

Photograph of a bronze sculpture of a head designed by Philip Jackson. The head will form part of Mr Jackson's sculpture Monument to Freedom, commissioned by the Jersey Public Sculpture Trust, and sit on a three-tiered granite platform built as part of the project to redevelop and redesignate the square at the Weighbridge as Liberation Square to mark the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey. Pier Road Car Park, Normans at Commercial Buildings and La Collette incinerator are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/140

Date: February 3rd 1995 - May 9th 1995
Undated, c. 3 February 1995 - 9 May 1995

Photograph of a lorry parked in the leftmost lane of La Route de la Libération which is carrying Monument to Freedom, a sculpture designed by Philip Jackson and commissioned by the Jersey Public Sculpture Trust, ahead of its installation as part of the project to redevelop and redesignate the square at the Weighbridge as Liberation Square to mark the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey. The sculpture is covered by blue tarpaulin. Businesses along Caledonia Place, Fort Regent and Normans at Commercial Buildings are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/183

Date: February 3rd 1995 - May 9th 1995
Undated, c. 3 February 1995 - 9 May 1995

Photograph of the concrete foundations of what will become the raised seating area around the compass rose in Liberation Square. Part of the project to redevelop and redesignate the square at the Weighbridge as Liberation Square to mark the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey. Pier Road Car Park, La Collette incinerator and Normans are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/28

Date: November 25th 1994 - November 25th 1994

Photograph of a section of the groundworks as part of the project to redevelop and redesignate the square at the Weighbridge as Liberation Square to mark the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey. Businesses on Caledonia Place and Normans at Commercial Buildings are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/29

Date: November 28th 1994 - November 28th 1994

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