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Sound recording of Edwin Le Gresley Godel speaking in jèrriais for the Jèrriais Today Community Recording Project. Topics covered include school, his family, farms workers, animals and crops, holidays in Wales, card games, food, the war and the public office. Mr Godel accent is possibly from St Mary.
Date: June 10th 2017
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.
Date: March 11th 2005
Sound recording of Sue Hardy speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 26/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Hardy speaks about coming back to Jersey after the war, staying with family a different houses that she describes, the vegetables crops, the shops in town, the celerations of Guy Fawkes' night, her fathers jewelry business, cars, the farm animals, various shops, telegrams, the postal service, nurses and midwifes, rationing, ration books, clothes, shoes, christmas celebrations, the blacksmith and his forge, the use of Jèrriais in everyday life, going to school at St Ouen's Elementary School and the classes, the entertainment after the occupation, the battle of flowers, the food deliveries, the fish market, foreigners in Jersey, pubs, the Breton workers, the cinema Odeon, watching the Coronation on a television, a holiday camp at Plemont, she talks of various parades and fetes and the Colorado beetle infestation.
Date: November 26th 2004
Sound recording of Dora Horsfall, née Slade, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 27/01/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Horsfall speaks about the excitement on Liberation day, the arrival of the british soldiers, the germans making a sorry sight leaving the island, her husbands job grinding corn for rations during the occupation, the grain in the merchants store, reusing everything, the welsh girls staying at the Grand Hotel and working during the tomato season, her husbands going to England to sell the tomatoes and the competition between merchants, the return of the evacuee, the deportations, compare the fortification in Jersey with those in England, the battle of flower, the international road race and various entertainments on the island.
Date: January 27th 2005
Sound recording of Iris Le Feuvre speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 29/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Le Feuvre speaks about going to Royal Square on Liberation day, the joy in the air, the Germans leaving, people going to the Underground Hospital, the dances after Liberation, the Russian prisoners, shortages, preparing her wedding trousseau, going to London on her honeymoon and seeing the bombsites, comparing London to Jersey after the war, the Insular Insurance scheme, the foot and mouth disease, televisions, the Royal wedding, the evacuees and their return, the cattles, the vegetables crop, farm work and its mechanisation, working at La Masuriers, being the first woman constable, the political reform and the elections, various shops in town, the home deliveries of various products, the district nurses, the difference in her house between then and now, the increase in tourism, the battle of flowers and the fair, the official visits of the king and queen, of Prince Edward and of field Marshall Montgomery, The Muratti, motorbike racing and various houses and persons on the race track, horse show, cattle show, going to the beaches, cinemas, the West Park Pavilion, the arrival of the street lighting in St Lawrence, the death of the king and the coronation.
Date: November 29th 2004
Sound recording of Mazel Le Ruez, née de Gruchy, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 10/03/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Le Ruez speaks about hiding crystal set during the occupation, the anticipation leading up to liberation, the clean up of the mines, the germans leaving, going back to farming potatoes, going to school and then helping on the farm, the glut of tomatoes, moving to St Mary's, the lobser industry at Rozel, the Young Farmers Club, cattle shows, the increase in tourism, buses and taxis, the farm workers, the shared threshing machine, going shopping, the milk distribution, living on a farm with rationing after the war, the making of black butter, the visit of princess Elizabeth, foot and mouth disease, the colorado beetle, the death of the King, how she met her husband and their honeymoon, the insurance scheme and sand racing.
Date: March 10th 2005
Sound recording of Mervyn Billot speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 12/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Billot speak of being in the Royal Navy during the Liberation and his family, who lived throught the occupation, of being sick and brought back to England, of waiting a month to go back to Jersey because of restrictions and shortages on the island, and of visiting the island and seeing the bunkers and germans fortifications. He talks about foods, being on leave on the island, the first potato crops, going back to England before being de-mobbed, working on his fathers farm, going to the Hampshire County Farm Institute and his schooling, farm work after the war with the machineries, the farm workers, the exportation of potatoes and tomatoes crops, using a lorry to bring the crop to town, the political changes in the States, the Jersey Democratic Party, the Jersey Young Farmers club, the entertainment post-Occupation and the tourism.
Date: November 12th 2004
Sound recording of Marie Luscombe, née Assinder, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 23/11/2004 by Geraldine des Forges for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Luscombe speaks about the celebration at the Royal Square, the soldiers suprised at their conditions, the treatment of the jerrybags, the cleaning up, the arrival of supplies and the continuing rationing, the tourism and the impact on her fathers jewellery business, the changes in town and Jersey after the war, the entertainment after the war, her interest in mateur dramatics, seeing the royal wedding and the coronation on television, watching the international Road Race and the Battle of flowers, little difficulties in getting materials for her wedding, her honeymoon in Paris, visiting England and seeing bomb damages, the sympathy in England for the jersey occupation, and the welsh and breton farm workers.
Date: November 23rd 2004
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.
Date: November 24th 2004
Sound recording of Lucille Rimeur, née Deffain, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 31/01/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Rimeur speaks about the British Soldiers, the cleaning process, her wedding dress and cake, her wedding day, how the first years were hard, the children were small, the farm animals, the farm workers, the harsh temperature, she describes a typical day on the farm, her husband cutting bracken, visiting her family in a lorry because they did not have a car, the foot and mouth disease, the colorado beetles, the feeling of a community, the cattle shows, the home deliveries of various services, the tourism boom, the death of the king and socialising inside a parish.
Date: January 31st 2005
Sound recording of Silvanus Yates speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 15/12/2004 by Geraldine des Forges for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Yates speaks about being an evacuee and coming back to Jersey, seeing the fortification, the railway lines and the germans equipments, going to the beaches and the bunkers, people not talking about the occupation much, his father being stationed in Germany after the war and moving there, seeing the bomb damages in Germany, the attitudes of the germans post-war, the Civil Control Germany, the rationing and bartering with cigarette sent from Jersey, going to school in Germany, the displaced persons camps, going back to Jersey in 1948 and the food rationing still going on but better than in the UK, a higher standard of living on the island, the selling of tomatoes and potatoes, the tourists influx, going to Victoria College and the compulsory sport classes, going to the cinema, the battle of flowers, the milk bar, the farm workers, the coronation and the death of the King.
Date: December 15th 2004
Sound recording of Jean Blosseville, née Palmer speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 10/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Blosseville speaks about living near the underground hospital, the hospital being a tourist attraction, soldiers visiting it, her house with no electricity, the hospital being a place of reunion for the Breton Workers and after an air crash, it being used as a morgue, the trees and the flowers planted around the area, collecting cone, nuts, berries and flowers, going to St Lawrence Primary School, going to the Battle of Flowers and the International road race, and the death of the King.
Date: February 10th 2005
Date: January 18th 1941 - January 18th 1941
Registration card of Alfred Toussaint Le Pennec, of Bella Vista Farm, Portelet, St Brelade, born 16/06/1924
Date: January 16th 1941 - January 16th 1941
Date: January 15th 1941 - January 15th 1941
Date: January 14th 1941 - January 14th 1941
Registration card of Pierre Marie Joseph Pinglaux, of La Moie, St Brelade, born 18/10/1904, and John Francis Pinglaux, born 18/09/1936, recorded as child on back of card
Date: January 17th 1941 - January 17th 1941
Date: April 8th 1941 - April 8th 1941
Registration card of Pierre Marie Rio, of Walton Villa, La Moye, St Brelade, born 25/10/1911, and Roger Pierre Rio, born 15/12/1940, recorded as child on back of card
Date: January 18th 1941 - January 18th 1941
Date: January 16th 1941 - January 16th 1941