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

Motor Sport Subject Files. Pages of mounted photographic prints of negatives which feature motor sports including Hill Climbs at Bouley Bay, the Concours d'Elegance, sand racing at La Braye, the Liberation Trial, also, cars, motorcycles, riders, and the Jersey Motorcycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC), with notes. These correspond to the Motor Sport Boxes of negatives from the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive, and date from 1935 to 1953

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT

Date: 1935 - 1953

Handwritten notes concerning the motorcyclist, racing driver and Jersey Motorcycle and Light Car Club JMC & LCC member Percy Wakeham.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/0/3

Date: 1935 - 1937

Subject: Motor Sport

Page number: 3

Motor Sport Subject File number 3. Pages of mounted photographic prints of negatives concerning sand racing, motorcycle reliability trials and the International Road Race. These correspond to the negatives contained within Motor Sport Subject Box number 3 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive, and date from 1952 to 1953

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/3

Date: 1952 - 1953

Photograph of the massed start of the annual 50 mile car race in 1952, and photograph of racing driver B J Jones in a Jaguar Special, who came second in 1952 and was winner in 1948, 1950 and 1951.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/3/1

Date: September 25th 1952 - October 4th 1952

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 3

Page number: 1

Photographs concerning the annual 50 mile car race in 1952, which include racing driver D J Vardon in a V M Special, winner of the Ching Cup.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/3/2

Date: September 25th 1952 - October 4th 1952

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 3

Page number: 2

Motor Sport Subject File number 4. Pages of mounted photographic prints of negatives concerning a Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC), the presentation of awards, motorcycle trials, and sand racing. These correspond to the negatives contained within Motor Sport Subject Box number 4 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive, and date from 1953

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/4

Date: 1953 - 1953

Photographs which relate to a Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC) sand meeting in 1953, and feature motorcyclists N George riding a BSA motorcycle and Tony Mahy riding an AJS motorcycle.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/4/10

Date: June 18th 1953 - June 18th 1953

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 4

Page number: 10

Photographs which relate to the first Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC) sand meeting of the 1953 season, and feature the start of the 10 lap handicap for cars and Grade II cars.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/4/5

Date: April 6th 1953 - April 6th 1953

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 5

Page number: 5

Photographs which relate to the first Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC) sand meeting of the 1953 season, and feature the motorcyclist Jim Lanyon, and racing drivers F Le Gallais and W D Knight finishing in grade I cars.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/4/6

Date: April 6th 1953 - April 6th 1953

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 5

Page number: 6

Photographs which relate to a Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC) sand meeting in 1953, and feature racing cars and racing drivers, including D Vardon.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/4/7

Date: June 18th 1953 - June 18th 1953

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 4

Page number: 7

Photographs which relate to a Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC) sand meeting in 1953, and feature racing cars and racing drivers, including A Owens in a Skinner Special and W Alluto in an MG.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/4/8

Date: June 18th 1953 - June 18th 1953

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 4

Page number: 8

Photographs which relate to a Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club (JMC & LCC) sand meeting in 1953, and feature a racing car approaching the finish line, and motorcyclists lined up on the sand, as spectators look on.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/MOT/4/9

Date: June 18th 1953 - June 18th 1953

Subject: Motor Sport

File number: 4

Page number: 9

Photographs of Mrs Walker, and a photograph of Mr D J Vardon in his 1,800cc V M Special, winner of the Ching Cup at a Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club meet at St Ouen's Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/POR/36/8

Date: 1951-04 - November 28th 1956

Subject: Portraits

File number: 36

Page number: 8

Images of sand racing along St Ouen's Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/1/1271

Date: June 17th 1976 - June 17th 1976

Photographer: Peter Mourant

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1976/1271

Images of sand racing along St Ouen's Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/1/1390

Date: July 1st 1976 - July 3rd 1976

Photographer: Peter Mourant

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1976/1390

Images of sand racing along St Ouen's Bay, including images of the races and group portraits of a winning team with their trophy. La Rocco Tower can be seen clearly in Images D and O - Q.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/1/1514

Date: July 15th 1976 - July 15th 1976

Photographer: Reg Cridland

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1976/1514

Images of sand racing at St Ouen's Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/1/1737

Date: August 14th 1976 - August 14th 1976

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1976/1737

Images from a sand racing event at St Ouen's Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/1/1838

Date: August 28th 1976 - August 28th 1976

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1976/1838

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