Photograph of a workman laying bricks in a circular feature which forms 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 Pomme d'Or Hotel and the Southampton Hotel are pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/64

Date: January 26th 1995 - January 26th 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. Taken from the Pomme d'Or Hotel. The Old Harbour and St Helier Marina are pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/68

Date: January 26th 1995 - January 26th 1995

Photograph of a paved compass rose and surrounding raised seating area 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. Taken from the Pomme d'Or Hotel.

Reference: P/97/A/71

Date: January 26th 1995 - January 26th 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. The Pomme d'Or Hotel, the Southampton Hotel, Weighbridge bus station and businesses along Caledonia Place are amongst those landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/72

Date: January 26th 1995 - January 26th 1995

Photograph of the raised area, 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. The Southampton Hotel, Weighbridge bus station, Fort Regent, businesses along Caledonia Place and Normans are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/76

Date: January 30th 1995 - January 30th 1995

Photograph 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. The Pomme d'Or Hotel, the Southampton Hotel, Weighbridge bus station, businesses along Caledonia Place and Fort Regent are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/77

Date: January 30th 1995 - January 30th 1995

Photograph 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. The Pomme d'Or Hotel, the Southampton Hotel, Weighbridge bus station and businesses along Caledonia Place are amongst the landmarks pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/79

Date: January 30th 1995 - January 30th 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. Taken from the Pomme d'Or Hotel. St Helier Marina is pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/87

Date: January 30th 1995 - January 30th 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. Taken from the Pomme d'Or Hotel. The Old Harbour and St Helier Marina are pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/88

Date: January 30th 1995 - January 30th 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. Taken from the Pomme d'Or Hotel. St Helier Marina is pictured in the background of the photograph.

Reference: P/97/A/94

Date: February 2nd 1995 - February 2nd 1995

Hotel de France Summer Holiday Planner narrated by John Nettles and produced by Creative Channel Limited. Includes views of the surroundings of the Hotel de France, the conference facilities and the bedrooms.

Reference: Q/03/1

Date: 1997 - 1997

VHS Tape: 1) Filmed by Roderick Averty in 9.5mm black and white-film back to front. Scenes at La Rigondaine with Micky, Margaret, Scally, John Kempster, Bob, Arthur. Breton workers planting tomatoes in field. Picking tomatoes. French workers dancing traditional dances in farmyard. Loading lorries with tomato barrels. Baby in garden and family planting herbaceous border. 2) Filmed by Roderick Averty in 9.5mm black and white. 1933: family scenes showing Doreen, horse-rider over jumps in field. 1935: scenes in St Malo with Owen, Doreen, Tange, Michel Coquenpot, Woggy. Scenes in Jersey including JMT Double-Decker bus on road and a bull nosed Morris car. Men walking on promenade at Havre des Pas. Ship arrives in St Helier Harbour. Small boat full of people. Car draws up and couple get out. Dog on beach at south-east corner. Family gardening at house in England 'Sunneycrest'. Scenes in Trafalgar Square, London. Doreen and Owen arriving at Casa Marina Hotel, St Clement, Jersey. Scenes on beach at Havre des Pas. Boy doffs school cap and plays with dog. 3) Filmed by Roderick Averty in 9.5mm black and white. Man reading Jehovah’s Witness magazine The Watchtower. Boy wearing Victoria College Preparatory uniform. 1947: Yvonne, Brian [aged 7], Grandma, Phyllis and Ian at Belcroute with Austin 10 car (J1389). Scenes at Jersey Airport including de Havilland Rapide G-AGSK. Mowing lawn with ATCO mower at family house, 'Waverley'. Family eating Jersey wonders, boys on bikes and in pedal car. Funfair on the Albert Pier, St Helier Harbour. Fishermen in rowing boat, boys leaving home for school, swings at funfair – possibly Gorey. Children’s party at 'Waverley'. Girls on swing, boy with model boat in the sea. Scenes at the airport showing Rapide G-AGWC, BEA Dakota G-AGYX. Family on airport balcony. BEA Dakota G-AGHJ lands. Shot of Jersey Airlines Rapide G-AKNF.

Reference: Q/05/A/143

VHS tape: 1) Filmed by Basil Le Brun in 8mm colour. Film shows Boats. Basil Le Brun was a keen yachtsman and often sailed between Jersey and France. After D-Day in 1944, he had escaped from Jersey with Roger Rouille in a small wooden boat and reached the coast of Normandy. Scenes include: Merton Hotel, Jersey Swimming Club event, Men at sea in yachts Yacht race, St Aubin's Bay. This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.

Reference: Q/05/A/93

Date: 1950 - 1959

Jersey Talking Magazine No 5-November 1976. Introduction by Gordon Young talking about the weather. Gardening feature-looking at the seed catalogues-beans, carrots, onions and flowers. Nature-Frances Le Sueur-interested in flora and fauna-talks about the drought-affect on the birds in St Ouen's Pond, rain after the summer-result the pond has filled up again. Movement of birds from Northern Europe southwards for the winter-rarity of an appearance of a honey buzzard excavating a wasp's nest in Fern Valley [?St Mary], asking for advice of what to mention in this regular column. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins giving tips on cooking with eggs. Buying a house-housing problem-Ralph Robbins-island's Housing Officer-main function of housing-allocation of housing stock and provide additional homes, waiting list for houses, programme for house building, wealthy immigrants living in Jersey-value to the island and numbers coming in, people coming in-how classified as essentially employed. Tips for blind people in picking up small metal items, using a nail gun, Braille handbook on the transfer to metric measurements. End of Part One. June Gurdon in Sark talks about the size and history of the island including the arrival of the Seigneur of St Ouen, Helier de Carteret, with his family and tenants in 1565 and agreeing to QE I to keep Sark continuously inhabited by 40 men to defend the island, within 7 years a thriving community had been established, Sark became the property of the Le Pellé family and later Sybil Hathaway-La Dame who became an iconic figure. Concerned with education and health and during the occupation stayed in the island. In 1965 she was awarded the Order of Dame of the British Empire. Talks of changes in the island. Michael Beaumont, current Seigneur of Sark, talks about his life, the length of time he had been Seigneur, the finance, legal and government systems of the island and his seigneural rights. Helen Gibson, teacher at the secondary school in Sark talks about the young of the island, teaching in Sark, the education system and the curriculum. Talks to some young people concerning their lives, future plans in the island, job prospects and the building industry in the island. Talks about the countryside and nature of the island including their experience of catching a chancre crab, describing the beauty of the island, looking out from Sark over the sea and at the other Channel Islands and France. Cottages that the Gurdon's stayed in were run by Miss Allen and Miss Webb-Miss Allen and Miss Webb talks about coming to the island, island life, differences between running hotel in Sark and England and Sark's marine life.

Reference: R/05/B/2

Date: November 12th 1976 - November 12th 1976

Jersey Talking Magazine-July Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Interview with Richard Baker, a broadcaster, about his books, music, his upbringing, the Last Night of the Proms, the popularisation of classical music and popular music. Guernsey Feature-Linda Le Vasseur looking around the Tropical Vinery in St Saviour, Guernsey with the owner and talking about how it started, where the plants came from, walks on the site, describing the greenhouses and some of their contents including pineapples, coffee plants, tea plants, sugar, cotton, peppermint and bananas. Cooking Feature-Margaret Jenkins giving recipes for cooking with cabbage. End of Side One. Travel Feature-Gordon Young trip to France on Condor 5, describing the bridge of the ship, talking to the captain, Captain Robertson, about sailing the boat, describing the jobs of the people on the bridge, approaching St Malo, coming into the harbour, landing, arriving in St Malo, passport control, sitting in a pub in St Malo with three friends, playing pinball, going to a restaurant for lunch, going to Rennes and describing it, a description of the hotel where they are staying, looking around the cathedral in Rennes and describing the building and service taking place with singing from the choir, describing the journey back to St Malo, looking around Saint Sourier?, looking at the Rance estuary, walking on the beach, describing the scenery, returning to Jersey on the Condor 3, describing the journey back.

Reference: R/05/B/33

Date: June 30th 1979 - June 30th 1979

Jersey Talking Magazine-July Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Tom Dickinson, manager of the Opera House, talking to Beth Lloyd about whether mixing amateur and professional actors in productions will work, problems with Equity, Dick Ray and the running of productions in Jersey. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about summer meals. Guernsey Feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to Mr Langlois about The Gideons in Guernsey about how they began offering bibles to hotels, the forming of the movement, the work of the movement, the creation of the Guernsey branch and the aims of the Gideons. Horoscope feature-Diane Postlethwaite talking about the forecast for cancer for the next year. Letter on tape from Gladys Rogers talking about winning the quiz last month, losing her sight and hearing and the difficulty of listening to tapes, getting a hearing aid. Gordon Young setting this months quiz. Description of La Hougue Bie by Gordon Young. End of Side One. Gordon Young at La Hougue Bie with Danielle Skinner describing the agricultural museum and the different agricultural equipment on display, the archaeological part of the museum, where the pieces were excavated from, the chapels, looking out from the top of the mound, the crypt of the chapel, the prehistoric tomb, work carried out on the tomb, investigation into the burial ground, exhibits that were found in the tomb and the train on display from the last train in Jersey. End of Side Two.

Reference: R/05/B/44

Date: June 30th 1980 - June 30th 1980

Jersey Talking Magazine-November Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Gordon Young talking to Captain Ray Huzan from St Dunstan's about what he does at St Dunstan's, recording tapes for the blind, a machine called the Kurzweil Reading Machine a computer which talks and reads the written word to aid the blind, how it works, listening to the Kurzweil working, describing the machine and its processes, its uses and demonstrating how it works by typing a piece of paper and then allowing the machine to read it. Horoscope feature-Diane Postlethwaite giving a forecast for scorpio for the year. Norah Bryan talking to Andrew Christiansen who has just completed working from Land's End to John O'Groats for charity talking about his attempt to walk across the Sahara Desert, the things he encountered on his journey, what gave him the idea in the first place, his expectations, encountering illness, walking through a sand storm, carrying 40 lbs on his back, medication, how he dealt with illness, the distance he walked, walking or charity, walking from Land's End to John O'Groats, his preparations, where he stayed during the walk, how long he walked for during the day, admiring the scenery, walking against the traffic, amusing and memorable experiences on his walk, his next plans to ride a tandem across Europe to South Africa. Results of the quiz. End of Side One. Feature on the history of St Martin's School with children singing and Miss de Gruchy, the headmistress of the school. Descriptions of the creation of the school, the building of the school, the laying of the foundation stone in 1899 which had a box behind it with items from 1899 which was moved in 1980 and opened, children acting out the laying of the original foundation stone, a poetical description of the new building work and the plans to put a new box behind the foundation stone with items from 1980. June Gurdon talking to Don Coombes of the Coombe's Trust a charity for underprivileged children about the children he brings to Jersey, where the children come from, applications for 24 places to come to Jersey, the adult helpers he has, the accommodation for the boys in a scout hut, food, the usual routine for the day, malnourished children, entertaining the children, the Hotel L'Horizon providing lunch, the experience of the boys going to the Ritz Hotel in St Helier, people donating gifts to the charity, the difficulty for the boys going back to reality, the story of a boy called Johnny Campbell who visited Jersey and came back later in life and lived here, the experience of the holiday, discipline, the background of the holidays-how they came about and the support they receive. End of Side Two.

Reference: R/05/B/48

Date: October 31st 1980 - October 31st 1980

Jersey Talking Magazine-April Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Philip Gurdon interviewing Ken Ball, an amateur radio enthusiast, about the equipment for his amateur radio station, the regulations involved in broadcasting amateur radio, the Radio Society of Great Britain, the examinations needed to be sat to operate an amateur radio, a blind operator, communicating with people throughout the world on the radio, listening to an amateur broadcaster from London and Malta and talking to people across the world. Joan Stevens taking a tour around St Ouen about it being the biggest parish in the island but one of the smallest population, named after a 7th century bishop of Rouen with a relic that was placed in the church, St Ouen's Church-the date it was built, St Ouen's Bay which is actually in three parishes, La Rocco Tower built between 1796 and 1800-a Jersey round tower-last to be built, was falling apart-during the occupation used as target practice, tower repaired. Vinchelez de Haut and Vinchelez de Bas Manor's-architectural details of the manors, Abraham Le Sueur was killed at Vinchelez de Bas by a falling rock, St Ouen's Manor-biggest and oldest manor in island, parts that date back to 1135 to the de Carteret families, 1490-fortified and crenellated by then seigneur of St Ouen in fear of attack, over years altered a great deal, 1670-restoration, later fell into disrepair-de Carteret family important in England, passed to the Malet de Carterets-Colonel Malet de Carteret-1860s-started large scale restorations until 1880-appearance there is today, Le Pinnacle-important site-centre of pilgrimage for over 2000 years, worry of erosion and vandalism, lovely area of flora, windmills and dolmens in parish-Moulin de la Mare did exist where Val de la Mar exists-a seigneurial mill-used by the public. L'Etacq-name from an old norse name, had a martello tower on it-L'Etacquerel-removed by germans during the occupation, lead found up at L'Etacq, vraic collected from L'Etacq which was used as compost, caves, Les Mielles-being kept as conservation centre, needs to be kept natural so it is not destroyed. Excerpt from a Midsummer Night's Dream, the first time Shakespeare had been performed at the Jersey Opera House for a number of years, featuring Sonia Hamon and Rosemary and Hilary Lissenden. Horoscope Feature-Diane Postlethwaite giving a forecast for the year for aries. End of Side One. Beth Lloyd describing the view from her house and the joys of spring with Gordon Young reading the poem 'I wander lonely as a cloud'. Vicki Stuckey talking to Lloyd Cornish of Elle, who provides wedding dresses asking what brides are wearing nowadays, what they should look for in a wedding dress, the colour and length of the wedding dress, the fashions, the expense of the dress, the style of veil and headdress, the design of Lady Diana's wedding dress. Beth Lloyd talking to Jeffrey Archer about his latest book 'Cain and Abel', the research that went into the book, his university days and running, keeping fit, becoming the youngest member of the Greater London Council, becoming a member of parliament, losing a million pounds with a bad investment, writing his first book based on his experiences, deciding to continue writing, his desire to get back in to politics and his decision to put it on hold, his next book, a sequel to 'Cain and Abel', his plans for the foreseeable future, an invitation to meet the Emperor of Japan and his pride in being published in Braille. Di Weber went to the Mont Felard Hotel asking Steve, the chef, how he copes with cooking for so many people, what he enjoys cooking the most, his hours at the hotel and Renata a waitress about working as a waitress, learning how to serve people, why she likes the job and where she comes from and Jill, the receptionist talking about her duties, difficult customers and living in the hotel. Gordon Young tells a humorous story. End of Side Two.

Reference: R/05/B/53

Date: March 31st 1981 - March 31st 1981

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