Sound recording of Percy Le Masurier speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 20/10/2004 by Marleen Hacquoil for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Masurier speaks about his exam before the occupation, working on a farm and the advantages, organising a sport club during the occupation, the rapid mechanisation after the war, his cattle farm and varying his crops, his involvment with the Milk Marketing board, the varying number of cattle on the island and the impact on milk supply, the potatoes industy and the exportation, the insurance scheme, the sale of german horses and of the prisoners of wars wooden huts.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/55

Date: October 20th 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.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/70

Date: November 24th 2004

Sound recording of Evelyn Wells, née Griffin, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 07/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Wells speaks about life during the occupation, the german soldiers, the russian prisonners, her father unloading the Vega, her mother working at the hospital and as district nurse during the was, the fortifications in St Aubin, sabotaging and the germans equipment, the soup kitchen at St Aubin, the cleaning up after liberation, her sister wanting to escape the island, the food shortages, the rationing after liberation for a time, the slow changes and the new shops in St Aubins, her involvement in the Girl Guides, going to Royal Square on Liberation day, the visit of the King and Queen, her time at St Brelade's Central school during the occupation, working as a nanny, moving to England, meeting her husband and coming back to Jersey, working for Vivian Vivert, the traffic and life in St Helier, the tourist season, the cinemas, the battle of flower and the St Aubins fete, the International Road Race, the new St Aubins Parish Hall, the potatoes and tomatoes vans lining up at the weighbridge, the end of the construction of the catholic church in St Aubin, the death of the king and watching the coronation on television.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/81

Date: February 7th 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.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/84

Date: December 15th 2004

Inventory of live stock, farm effects, seed potatoes, foodstuffs and other outdoor effects the property of the Jersey Mental Hospital and situated at the King's Farm, St Saviour by Harold G Benest, auctioneer and valuer

Reference: D/AN/Q7/C/4

Date: January 28th 1932 - January 28th 1932

Inventory of live stock, farm effects, seed potatoes, foodstuffs and other outdoor effects the property of the Jersey Mental Hospital and situated at the King's Farm, St Saviour by Harold G Benest, auctioneer and valuer

Reference: D/AN/Q7/C/5

Date: April 30th 1940 - April 30th 1940

Importations of Plants and Potatoes (Jersey) Order of 1936 (No 36). Adopted by the Committee of Agriculture. Printed by J T Bigwood, States Printers

Reference: D/AP/AD/11/17

Date: April 12th 1936 - April 12th 1936

Order entitled Potato Marketing (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment No 7) (Jersey) Order 1940 adopted by the regulations entitled Defence (Potato Marketing) (Jersey) Regulations, 1940. Printed by J T Bigwood, States Printers

Reference: D/AP/AD/12/1

Date: 1940 - 1940

Regulations entitled The Defence (Potato Marketing) (No 2) (Jersey) Regulations, 1940 adopted by the States on 18 June 1940 under an Order of Council of 25 August, 1939 entitled Emergency Powers (Jersey) (Defence) Order in Council, 1939

Reference: D/AP/AD/12/14

Date: June 18th 1940 - June 18th 1940

Regulations entitled Potato Marketing(Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment No 5) (Jersey) Order, 1940 adopted in accordance with the regulations entitle Defence (Potato Marketing) (Jersey) Regulations, 1940

Reference: D/AP/AD/12/15

Date: 1940 - 1940

Order entitled Potato Marketing(Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment No 6) (Jersey) Order, 1940 adopted in accordance with the regulations entitle Defence (Potato Marketing) (Jersey) Regulations, 1940

Reference: D/AP/AD/12/16

Date: 1940 - 1940

Notes on Farm Chemistry in Jersey with record of plot experiments, principally carried out in conjunction with Messrs. F L and F J Ahier at La Chasserie, St Lawrence by Frederick Woodland Toms, Official Analyst of Jersey.

Reference: D/AP/AD/8/65

Date: 1905 - 1905

Mont Orgueil Weighbridge. Includes details of names of owners of products to be weighed (potatoes, apples, straw, hay, wood) their parish, article to be weighed and weight

Reference: D/AP/V/1

Date: May 21st 1832 - October 10th 1839

Piers and Harbours department correspondence re. the St Helier harbour weighbridge includes: letter from the Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals re. planting of a row of trees to provide shade for horses during the potato season, state of the approach, improvements, staffing, petition re. provision of shelter from rain

Reference: D/AP/V/23

Date: August 23rd 1879 - March 23rd 1897

Piers and Harbours department correspondence relating to policing control at the harbour subjects include: thefts and protection of potato carts

Reference: D/AP/V/38

Date: March 21st 1887 - September 4th 1891

Correspondence from A and L Marks, Fruit and Potato Merchants to the Piers and Harbours Committee regarding a store on the Albert Pier

Reference: D/AP/V/44

Date: June 30th 1893 - March 19th 1895

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