Scrapbook kept by Helene Marie Sinnatt, née Jackson, during the Occupation. Book 2, Page 82. Includes textiles and leather goods ration cards belonging to Helene M Sinnatt and Douglas Sinnatt of 40 La Motte Street, and pages from the Food Ration Book belonging to Maureen M Sinnatt of 40 La Motte Street.

Reference: L/C/306/A/2/82

Date: January 15th 1940 - August 15th 1941

Scrapbook kept by Helene Marie Sinnatt, née Jackson, during the Occupation. Book 3, Page 48. Includes newscuttings of notices published in the Evening Post, and cigarette packets for ΠΡΩΤOΝ [Proton] cigarettes, Atikah cigarettes, Garbáty cigarettes, North Cliff cigarettes, and Amadis cigarettes.

Reference: L/C/306/A/3/48

Date: January 13th 1942 - January 13th 1942

Scrapbook kept by Helene Marie Sinnatt, née Jackson, during the Occupation. Book 4, Page 40. Includes: newscuttings from the Evening Post; a copy of a drawing competition advertised in German with English translation; and cigarette packets for Mireille cigarettes, Finos cigarettes, Mexicanos cigarettes and Sportman cigarettes.

Reference: L/C/306/A/4/40

Date: June 24th 1942 - June 29th 1942

Scrapbook kept by Helene Marie Sinnatt, née Jackson, during the Occupation. Book 6, Page 27. Includes newscuttings of articles and notices published in the Evening Post, including articles regarding arrangements for communal cooking and catering.

Reference: L/C/306/A/6/27

Date: August 2nd 1944 - August 5th 1944

Scrapbook kept by Helene Marie Sinnatt, née Jackson, during the Occupation. Book 6, Page 30. Includes: a notice by the Department of Essential Services to water consumers as to how they should act in the event of an emergency arising; and newscuttings of articles and notices published in the Evening Post.

Reference: L/C/306/A/6/30

Date: July 14th 1944 - August 30th 1944

Scrapbook kept by Helene Marie Sinnatt, née Jackson, during the Occupation. Book 6, Page 31. Includes newscuttings of articles and notices published in the Evening Post, including a notice regarding the search for wanted persons Denis Clery [Cleary] and Bernard Turpin.

Reference: L/C/306/A/6/31

Date: August 14th 1944 - September 4th 1944

SO Book 135, CIC Bulford Wiltshire, 24/04/1946 to 17/07/1946 of Private Connor [Bernard Peter Connor]. Includes notes on butchery, cooking methods and kitchen apparatus.

Reference: L/C/350/B/2

Date: April 24th 1946 - July 17th 1947

Mrs M Bird, Past Vice-President of the Channel Islands Occupation Society (Guernsey) and Ex President of the Woman's Institute delivering a speech entitled 'Life on the Domestic Front and Life in General during the Occupation' delivered to the Channel Islands Occupation Society (Jersey) and the Channel Islands Family History Society. Kept diaries during occupation which the talk is mainly based upon. Was a housewife and so had to cope with life at home. Talk includes references concerning demilitarisation and evacuation, dilemma of whether to go or stay with mixed messages given by the States, decided against going although her mother went splitting the family up, air raid, landing of Germans and her first impressions, the running of the island, agriculture in the island, buying of food in France, attempt to live normally, gradual worsening of conditions, church arrangements, beaches, cinemas, entertainment during the occupation-keeping up morale, transport-bicycles, buses, hospitals, schools-german lessons, deportation of Guernsey residents to the internment camps, press-censorship, proliferation of rumours, wirelesses and crystal sets, GUNS-Guernsey Underground News Sheet, Red Cross messages, dropping of leaflets, food, cooking and clothing, 'a housewife's nightmare'-rationing, bartering economy, improvisation of ingredients for recipes, methods of cooking, fuel and the difficulty of rationing, food-details of level of rationing with different foods, extracts from diary on the dishes she made, treatment by german soldiers, desperation near the end-eating of pets by germans, D-Day-tightening up of everything, arrival of SS Vega and the Red Cross parcels, stealing on the increase, Organisation Todt camp nearby, liberation day, reintroduction of mail service and the feelings of thankfulness at the close of occupation.

Reference: L/D/25/L/4

BBC Radio Jersey-Occupation Tapes. Told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. 1) Part 1: Preparing for the Inevitable. Alexander Coutanche talking about the surprise in the island when it was realised the island was not going to be defended and the evacuation was offered to the public. Eye witnesses talking about the panic of evacuation and the dilemma of whether to go or not, queuing to register, worry that the island was to be occupied, putting down of pets, Lord Coutanche being told to stay at his post and simplify the machinery of government, the potential blowing up of public utilities and the air raid on the island. 2) Part 2: The Germans Arrive. Eye witness accounts on seeing German planes flying low over the island and landing at the airport to begin the occupation, sending a message to the bailiff at the airport, meeting the germans for the first time, putting out white flags, demanding surrender, handing over the island, removal of the Union Jack from Fort Regent, BBC radio report on the start of the occupation, first impressions of the soldiers, germans buying food from the shops and the beginning of the paper war. 3) Part 3: Curbs on personal freedom. German orders being read out. Eye witnesses remember the losing of freedom, restrictions on vehicles, use of money paid for comandeered goods on essential supplies from France, orders against the use of coastal areas, changing side of the road to drive on, introduction and the experience of the curfew, life at the Evening Post, permits and other regulations. 4) Part 4: Food or the Lack of It. Poem on hunger. Eye witnesses talking about difficulty of lack of food and the improvisations with food, difficulty of feeding baby, difference between town and country people, suffering of women from malnutrition, children not knowing what food looked like, what people did to get by, food as subject of discussion, problem of lack of sugar and salt, use of potato flour, eating of seaweed, different methods of cooking and fuel, soup kitchens, bartering, farmers trying to get extra meat, getting extra eggs from chickens and keeping rabbits 5) Part 5: The wireless-Jersey's link with the outside world. Report by the BBC. Michael Ginns talking about eventual confiscation of radios. Eye witness accounts of v-signs at Rouge Bouillon, patrolling of district by islanders, confiscation and storage of radios, taking of radios from the parish hall, keeping of radios on threat of death, use of crystal radios sets, listening to the news, spreading of newsheets, the threat of being caught with radios and listening to tunes that had not been heard before the occupation 6) Part 6: Through the Eyes of a Child. Eye witness accounts of children and teenagers suffering a great deal, the fun children had, being hungry and cold, being without parents, relationships with german soldiers, schools continuing, difficulty of shortages of uniform, german lessons, soup kitchens, drilling on Victoria College playing fields, playing of sports, the Caerarean Tennis Club, riding on the german railway, mischief children got up to and scavenging for supplies. See R/06/2.

Reference: L/D/25/L/42

Occupation-BBC Radio Jersey tape. The story of the occupation of Jersey during World War 2 told by the people who lived through it produced by Beth Lloyd. 1) Part 1: Preparing for the Inevitable. Alexander Coutanche talking about the surprise in the island when it was realised the island was not going to be defended and the evacuation was offered to the public. Eye witnesses talking about the panic of evacuation and the dilemma of whether to go or not, queuing to register, worry that the island was to be occupied, putting down of pets, Lord Coutanche being told to stay at his post and simplify the machinery of government, the potential blowing up of public utilities and the air raid on the island. 2) Part 2: The Germans Arrive. Eye witness accounts on seeing German planes flying low over the island and landing at the airport to begin the occupation, sending a message to the bailiff at the airport, meeting the germans for the first time, putting out white flags, demanding surrender, handing over the island, removal of the Union Jack from Fort Regent, BBC radio report on the start of the occupation, first impressions of the soldiers, germans buying food from the shops and the beginning of the paper war. 3) Part 3: Curbs on personal freedom. German orders being read out. Eye witnesses remember the losing of freedom, restrictions on vehicles, use of money paid for comandeered goods on essential supplies from France, orders against the use of coastal areas, changing side of the road to drive on, introduction and the experience of the curfew, life at the Evening Post, permits and other regulations. 4) Part 4: Food or the Lack of It. Poem on hunger. Eye witnesses talking about difficulty of lack of food and the improvisations with food, difficulty of feeding baby, difference between town and country people, suffering of women from malnutrition, children not knowing what food looked like, what people did to get by, food as subject of discussion, problem of lack of sugar and salt, use of potato flour, eating of seaweed, different methods of cooking and fuel, soup kitchens, bartering, farmers trying to get extra meat, getting extra eggs from chickens and keeping rabbits

Reference: L/D/25/L/45

Programme of 'Bon Viveur', cookery demonstrations performed by Johnnie and Fanny Craddock at the Opera House

Reference: L/F/143/A/47

Date: January 12th 1960 - January 13th 1960

Martin Luce making Jersey Wonders at La Boulangerie Le Flohic Bakery. This is the first stage of making Jersey Wonders, the eggs are going into the mix of flour, milk and butter.

Reference: P/03/119/07

Date: April 14th 2000 - April 14th 2000

La Boulangerie Bakery in Georgetown. Francisco Fernandes putting water into the mix of Jersey Wonders with Martin Luce looking on.

Reference: P/03/119/08

Date: April 14th 2000 - April 14th 2000

La Boulangerie Bakery in Georgetown. Martin Luce getting ready to fry a batch of Jersey Wonders.

Reference: P/03/119/09

Date: April 14th 2000 - April 14th 2000

La Boulangerie Bakery in Georgetown. Martin Luce making holes in the Jersey Wonders and giving them the twist at the same time.

Reference: P/03/119/10

Date: April 14th 2000 - April 14th 2000

La Boulangerie Bakery in Georgetown. Francisco Fernandes putting a batch of Jersey Wonders into the hot fat for frying.

Reference: P/03/119/11

Date: April 14th 2000 - April 14th 2000

Martin Luce taking a batch of Jersey Wonders out of the cooking fat at La Boulangerie Bakery in Georgetown.

Reference: P/03/119/12

Date: April 14th 2000 - April 14th 2000

La Boulangerie Bakery in Georgetown. Francisco Fernandes taking a finished batch of Jersey Wonders into the shop to sell.

Reference: P/03/119/13

Date: April 14th 2000 - April 14th 2000

Martin Luce putting the crosses on the hot cross buns before they go in the oven at La Boulangerie Bakery in Georgetown.

Reference: P/03/119/15

Date: April 17th 2000 - April 17th 2000

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