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Jersey Talking Magazine-Mid-summer 1984. Introduction by Gordon Young. Beth Lloyd visiting Le Brun's the Bakery, which was founded 180 years ago in Hansford Lane but it wasn't until 1938 that the present managing director's Brian Le Marquand's family took it over when his father bought in. Brian Le Marquand talking about why his father bought the bakery, how much it cost, in 1938 the business was 5% of the island trade but by 1950 it had been built up to 15% of the trade when it was moved to Brighton Road, joining the company in 1958 and buying 50 % of the shareholding in 1960, how the company has changed, it now has 85% of island trade, taking over three other island bakeries, problems in putting sell by dates on the bread, trying to bake bread for when people need to use it, retail trade only one side of the business, they also serve the hotel, guest house and cafe trade and now cater for private parties. David Parmiter, the Production Director, talks about the bread bakery, the process of making bread, the people who work in the bakery, how to tell when the bread is ready, slicing and packing the bread, a new machine detecting metal in the bread, the decorating room-used for making and decorating cakes, meat preparation room-high standard of hygiene, meat delivered fresh daily, how they make and roll their pastries, the roll bakery which involved the same process as bread, 60,000-70,000 rolls made a day, half baked products been brought in and are selling well, wholemeal bread has risen tremendously. Frank Todd, Commercial Manager, in the dispatch area talking about delivering goods, the amount of deliveries a day, how long a delivery takes, the part weather plays in orders, the risk of waste at the end of the day, getting the weather forecast so they can guess how much food is going to be ordered, not freezing orders and dealing with an order-in radio contact with the drivers. Tricia Jones, a tele-sales girl, talks about ringing customers every day to ask them their orders for the next day. Nick Le Couteur, the Sales Director, explaining what happens to the orders after phone calls by the tele-sales girl in order to prepare the food, how many products Le Brun's manufacture-over 500 products, many thousands of products produced each day, modern trends, the movement towards wholemeal breads, cakes still popular, the introduction of croissants, different outlets and the use of computers within the company. Brian Le Marquand talking about future plans for the company. John Boucheré talking about coach trips-in 1946-47 there were a dozen coach companies of various sizes, he trained as a motor engineer-in the early 1950s he decided to drive a coach around the island, he was painfully shy, driving relatively easy but it was difficult to answer questions in front of everybody. He talks about the different people who he encountered on his tours, the way people used to sing after lunch, dealing with drunken passengers, carrying people on poignant journeys-parents of a soldier who died and helping a blind passenger. Stan Birch, a jazz pianist, playing a piece with Wendy Shields singing. End of Side One. Philip Gurdon taking a tour of the German Underground Hospital with Joe Mière. Joe Mière talking about the construction of the tunnels, the different workers, when the work began in 1941, Organisation Todt and the fact that it was planned as an artillery barracks but in 1943 its use was changed to be a bunker. Commenting on the exhibits, talking about ghosts in the tunnels, changes they are making to the tunnels, rock falls in the tunnels, a rest room, the dispensary-was never used, a ward with a description, the equipment in the rooms of the tunnels, an escape shaft, what happened to the Hospital at the end of the war-the company buying the tunnel and becoming more successful, a closed tunnel that has now been opened. Museum-letters by Walter Gallichan-taken to Alderney, survivors of Alderney having a reunion. Describing the exhibits in the museum, newscuttings from the newspaper, the Stranger's Cemetery, reunions with the Russians and a bouquet of flowers put up by Maud Otter. Beth Lloyd telling a story about her cat. End of Side Two.
Date: May 31st 1984 - May 31st 1984
Personal View of Senator Pierre Horsfall, the President of Finance and Economics, interviewed by Geraldine des Forges. His earliest memories of the island are of the occupation-remembers the red cross parcels and the liberation. Lived at Rue du Galet in Millbrook-remembers lots of aeroplanes flying over and his brother running outside and coming back and shouting, "They're ours". Didn't feel the hardship of the occupation-remembers going to the bakery to pick up his meals but never felt deprived. Had some contact with german soldiers-one used to give him presents and he considered him his friend. Went to Firmandale School at Beaumont and then he went to St Mark's Primary School which was a very good school. Moved to Victoria College Preparatory School on a scholarship-enjoyed the sciences but never worked particularly hard at them. There was more discipline in schools when he went to school-the standards have slipped since. He then went to Victoria College-enjoyed his time there-had many teachers who had been in the army so it was a good standard of discipline and teaching. First Record-Clair de Lune by Debussy. In the 1950s his mother managed the Grève de Lecq Hotel so they were allowed to do what ever they wanted at Grève de Lecq. Remembers how good the weather used to be-befriended Frank Carré, a fisherman at Grève de Lecq, who he helped going fishing. Used to swim off Grève de Lecq for an afternoon. Went in to a cave off Grève de Lecq and went through to discover a new bay-used to show guests from the hotel to the bay for money. Used to go to school on the bus and he also had a bicycle. He used to be very free-much more so than the modern world. Avoided sport as much as possible-ended up taking up shooting. From an early age he made model aeroplanes-he always wanted to be an aeronautical engineer-he decided he wanted to work for the Bristol Aeroplane Company and he achieved that aim. He never aimed to go into politics. Second Record-12th Street Rag by Peewee Hunt. Moved to England for his first job with the Bristol Aeroplane Company as a student. Did a sandwich course where he studied for six months and worked for six months in the factory-did this for 3 years and then a further 3 years after that. Worked hard on his course and job-enjoyed the experience. He often put himself forward to take part in jobs. Worked in lots of different aircraft. The design office was working on supersonic transport-worked with a french company to produce concorde. He knew french and so he made sure his managers knew this-he was taken on board by the company directors to the meeting between the British and French-he was involved for six years. He had several roles-he was at first taken because he spoke French and knew what was going on, he then went into a liaison department with the French factory-did a lot of travelling. Third Record-Music from Coppelia. In the early days there was a honeymoon with the French-when the work started there started to be differences of opinion. There were also a lot of enjoyable nights out. The language was a problem because there wasn't simultaneous translation. Feels proud when seeing concorde now. Came back to Jersey because the family business would have been sold otherwise-looked after the hotel. Tourism standards were lower in those days-standards were starting to be raised. A lot more elderly people came to the island at that time. There was always plenty of business around-people didn't realise that tourism was going to decrease. Decided to stand for the States-he was on the Jersey College for Girls PTA and from that someone suggested that he stand for politics. He was deputy of St Clement in 1975. Fourth Record-Piece from Carmina Burana. He spent six years as president of the Agriculture and Fisheries Committee and enjoyed it a great deal. He became president of the Island Development Committee, joined the Policy Advisory Committee and after Agriculture he became President of the Finance and Economics Committee. He set up an office to work at home and withdrew from the hotel business. Being President of the Finance and Economics Committee means a lot of duties-finds it challenging and tiring. He feels the greatest sense of achievement over an amendment to increase the size of the waterfront and feels good that he helps in the politics of the island. He thinks Jersey is secure but it must be careful and address the current problems. Has a happy family life-his wife is a keen horse woman-spends a lot of time watching horses. They enjoy travelling and visit London to see his daughter. Feels if he gets elected that he would stay in the States for one more term of six years. Fifth Record-Piece from Nabucco by Verdi.
Date: September 20th 1992 - September 20th 1992
Microfiche of the 1901 Census for Guernsey, Public Record Office reference 3- RG13/5317. Forest - Part of District 2 - Boundary of Enumeration District, the 2nd enumeration District is bounded on the West by the 1st enumeration district, on the North by the Parish of St Andrews, on the East by the parish of St Martin's and on the South by the sea. Contents of Enumeration District; beginning at Mr Thomas De Mouilpieds house, Bourg, going North east by the Rue des Auberts including houses on the north side of the road, Les Roulias, retrace steps and turn on the left by the Rue des Agneaux to Mr Bisson's house, then by Le Russeau (Russel) to Chemin Le Roi to Mr Cooper's house, then turn to the right into the Military Road and on to Les Hannieres (adjoining parish of St Martin's) including houses on both sides of the road, then to the right to the Nicolles, to Petit Bot, then to the right up the main road to the Glayeuls Barras, Messuriers, Chêne, Bourg-de-Bas, Glayeuls Variouf, Fontenelles, Connellans' Cabin, Mr John Allez's house, Villets, Mr James Le Hurays, by the Rue des Fénêtres and du Gal to Les Houards, Rectory Church, Bourg to the starting point. Torteval - District 1- Boundary of Enumeration District, from Imperial Hotel along New Road to Les Galliennes to end at Imperial Hotel. Contents of Enumeration District; every House included in above boundary. Torteval - District 2 - Boundary of Enumeration District, from Torteval Church along New Road returning to Torteval Church. Contents of Enumeration District; every house included in the above boundary.
Date: 1901 - 1901
Old Pontac Hotel St Clement M. White proprietor, with gable end advertising " Croquet,lawn golf,lawn tennis,quoits, lawn skittles,badminton and other games. Refreshments at the pavilion. Tea anc coffee at the observatory in the grounds. (Teas, dinners, luncheons, suppers) Bathing tents and garden tents ready. Picnics & pleasure parties large or small. Entertained & catered for by agreement at moderate terms". Various beers and whiskey advertised on bar windows.
Date: 1910 - 00/00/1910
Date: 1870 - 1873
View across fields to Greve de Lecq Hotel, large awning covering platform with tables outside hotel. Greve de Lecq barracks in background
Date: 1872 - 1875
Date: 1872 - 1875
View across Plemont with rocks and sand at low tide and cliff with bridge,steps, and hotel in background
Date: 1874 - 1876
Weighbridge with Southampton Hotel, Chase's Royal Yacht Club Hotel, premises of W.T.Pugsley; Ship Broker, Ship Chandler, and courtier maritime, offices of A.G. de Veulle. Wrought iron roofed balconies on front of Royal Yacht and Southampton Hotels. Old Weighbridge building in centre (demolished 1877).
Date: 1874 - 1877
Email correspondence withTony Betts about an independent ferry service operating from Jersey 1965 - 1970, called Jersey Lines Ltd, and newspaper cuttings relating to his appointment to the Pomme D'Or Hotel in 1967 and German singer, Ingo, performing in the hotel's restaurant, the Wunderbar Biergarten.
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Jersey Evening Post Newspaper cutting : Unexpected visitors at a Jersey seaside resort - What's Your Street's Occupation Story - Havre des Pas
Date: October 15th 2020
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