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Photographic slide of a view across the sea to a section of coast with a concrete tower - possible location of Dielette, Flamanville, in Normandy (see Item ref P/09/a/531).
Date: May 7th 1977 - May 7th 1977
Photographic slide of a view across a rocky shoreline towards a concrete tower in the distance - possible location of Dielette, Flamanville, in Normandy (see Item ref P/09/a/531).
Date: May 7th 1977 - May 7th 1977
Photographic slide of a road fenced-off and a concrete tower in the background - possible location of Dielette, Flamanville, in Normandy (see Item ref P/09/a/531).
Date: May 7th 1977 - May 7th 1977
Photographic slide of a view through a wire fence of five men in uniform and a concrete tower in the backgroun - possible location of Dielette, Flamanville, in Normandy (see Item ref P/09/a/531).
Date: May 7th 1977 - May 7th 1977
Date: 1970 - 1990
Two 16mm films 1) 16mm b & w Foot Family Film. Shots from the 1930s of cows in fields with people feeding them, children on a beach [note the bathing costumes], washing hanging on the line, a martello tower, a JMT bus, registration number J1316 with an advert for Luce's Eau de Cologne, car parked with a driver in it, a picnic at Grosnez Castle with cousin Ada and Harry, scenes at Craigmore, Samares showing René, Milly and Father, a horse show at Springfield with visiting showjumpers-12 mins 35 secs. 2) 16mm b & w Foot Family Film. Shows family scenes from the 1930s in the garden including a girl dancing, children playing, a family group waving to the camera, the beach at Havre des Pas, a lady in a wheelchair on the Havre des Pas promenade, the Corbiere Lighthouse open to the public, scenes in the Pal Court of a hotel at Corbiere, the cat being fed in the garden, the family in a morris car, a picnic at Grosnez. Shots of various scenes around St Helier including Mount Bingham, the Harbour, La Folie, pierheads in the sunshine and a cargo boat arriving. The family in the garden and neighbours chatting over the wall. Film of a church, the United Methodist Church, in the middle of Don Terrace [subsequently demolished]. Shots of Havre des Pas Pool, a bird in a cage, a house called Oakhurst, a horse and plough, cows in a field, ploughing on a headland, a horse and cart in a lane, a car, registration number J252, in a lane, the girls' school and heifers in a country lane-21 mins 11 secs.
Date: 1930 - 1939
VHS Tape: 1) Filmed by Roderick Averty in 16mm colour. Film entitled 'Jersey's Other Inhabitants', an amateur film about low water fishing in Jersey. Film includes going by motor boat to Icho Tower, shellfish being uncovered, ormers under rocks, an octopus, crabs, how to catch razor fish, seabirds and eggs being discovered and guillemots on the rocks filmed from a fishing boat at sea. 2) Filmed by Roderick Averty in 16mm colour and black and white. Assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jersey 1954. Film includes delegates arriving at the Airport and St Helier Harbour, Tantivy coaches lined up, ship arriving in the harbour, a policeman directing traffic and coaches arriving at Springfield stadium and theatre, St Helier. Scenes at the airport including shots of a BEA Dakota, Cambrian Airways Rapide. Delegates handing out The Watchtower in streets of St Helier, starting in Janvrin Road with a man on motorbike. Delegates in Library Place, King Street and Snow Hill. A sequence in black and white of a bakery at work [possibly Bird’s Bakery on corner of New Street and Union Street]. Colour film continues with scenes from Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Assembly including a baptism by full immersion in water, delegates returning to the airport – outside front entrance – then boarding Jersey Airlines Heron G-ANLN, the Heron taking off, delegates arriving outside the airport in VW courtesy bus of Demi des Pas Hotel, delegates leaving by sea on SS St Julian. Shots of family picking flowers on unidentified headland in Jersey. 3) Filmed by George Morley in 16mm colour. Film with processing fault giving mauve cast. Film includes scenes in an English park, the Morley family at La Hauteur, family home on Mont les Vaux, St Brelade, scenes in the tennis court on land above the house. 1937: Tennis players in England including a one-armed boy, a ship approaching Jersey, boys and girls in St Brelade’s Bay and in the sea. 1938: a house in England called Brynford, cricket on the lawn of the house, a tram crossing. 1939: the family in a sail-boat on a lake in England, lawn tennis, family in the kitchen and garden and getting into a car with blackout headlights.
Date: 1930 - 1954
Jersey Talking Magazine No 4-October 1976. Beth Lloyd taking over as editor and producer-talks about moving to the island, working for the BBC, changing the format of the magazine, Gordon Young becoming regular presenter. Gordon Young interviewed about how he got into television. Gardening feature-talking and giving advice on planting bulbs, cabbages, broad beans, different flowers, the growing of fruit, chestnuts, the collection of seaweed for the vegetables. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins presenting-gives tips on uses of cream. Island administrators-interview Island Magistrate-Judge Lawrie Wilde-talks of the difference between UK and Jersey magistrates-acts as prosecution barrister, legal system compromise between English and French system of law, the cases he trys-in the police, petty debts and juvenile courts, is it a depressing job working with criminals-no because a lot of the people aren't guilty. Tips section on lenses, using the telephone for those with poor eyesight. End of Side One. Above the northern outskirts of St Helier stood the St Louis Observatory which was part of the estate of Maison St Louis which incorporated Highlands College and the old Imperial Hotel-now known as the Hotel de France-1886 Jesuits established teaching college-observatory constructed in 1894 with the tower-housed the Jesuits Meteorological Instruments-taken down in 1929 as it was considered unsafe. St Louis Observatory now run by Pere Ray-between 1917-21 a student at the college. Honoured by the french government for his work during the occupation and in education he is a leading expert in the study of seismology-the study of earthquakes. Reverend Peter Manton went to see him and asked him when the island's only seismograph was installed-30th June 1936, strongest and numbers of earthquakes recorded, interpretation of seismographs, how work going to continue after, under head of Met Office, need for continuity, gap in seismology in 1921-father died, goes from 1894, highest and lowest temperatures recorded at the tower, wettest year, earthquake recorder-purpose to study local earthquakes, talks about some of the earthquakes, tour of the observatory to look at the seismograph-explanation of how the seismograph works, Pere Ray during the occupation-at Maison St Louis carried on the meteorological work and allowed to keep the radio, fought to keep going, made crystal radio sets-describes process. Gordon Young tells of how he had been the target for a knife thrower for television a couple of years previously.
Date: October 15th 1976 - October 15th 1976
Jersey Talking Magazine-May 1978 Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young including a humorous poem by Gordon Thomas. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about cooking for one person. Myths and legends feature-Roy Fauvel telling a ghost story of a woman who had a spell cast on her by her neighbour and went to a witch to help. Tour with Joan Stevens in Grouville-only parish without the name of a saint, looking at the derivation of the name Grouville, Grouville Parish Church, Grouville's connection with the Battle of Jersey-memorial to soldiers, Icho and Seymour Towers, windmill-Le Moulin de Beauvoir, the three watermills in Queen's Valley, interesting coins found in Grouville-Le Catillon hoard found in 1950s-old Brittany coins, Grouville Common-horse racing took place there, golf courses, natural history-a wetland area, La Hougue Bie-Neolithic tomb and museums. Interview with Edgar Fryatt, a blind reader of the Colchester Talking News introduced by Marjorie Norton, an interviewer, talking about not having a guide dog, his blindness, talks to societies and schools about blindness and funny stories about being blind. June reading from Eyes at My Feet, a true story, by Jessie Hickford a blind woman with a guide dog. End of Side One. Beth Lloyd talking to Raymond Falla, adviser of the television series 'Enemy at the Door', a series about Guernsey during the occupation and a member of the Controlling Committee of the States of Guernsey throughout the occupation about his work on the Controlling Committee during the occupation and his work on Agriculture and Horticulture making sure that enough food was available to keep the island going, reorganising the cropping system in the glass houses and outside, rationing, the Purchasing Commission in France buying food for the population with Jean Louis Jouault of Jersey, items they bought, life in France, the freedom of movement to travel across France, being mistaken for Hitler, the resistance movement in France, effects of war on him, his views on the drama series 'Enemy at the Door', the portrayal of German soldiers in the series, resistance in the islands, stealing of food, difficulties of keeping law in islands and the government. Norah Bryan talking to Dr Hugh Thurston about water and springs of water in Europe, where the springs in the Channel Islands come from, springs running off the Pyrenees into different countries and the state of water in the Channel Islands. Gordon Young finishing off with a joke.
Date: April 30th 1978 - April 30th 1978
Jersey Talking Magazine-November Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Beth Lloyd interviewing Harry Patterson about his latest book 'To Catch a King', its historical accuracy, the plot of the book and the true story behind the book involving the plan to capture the Duke of Windsor during the second world war and use him as king once Britain had been defeated. David Bougeard talking to Marion Beech at the Barreau Art Gallery about various pictures including a portrait of Senator Ralph Vibert by Maisie Ryan, paintings by Lisette Le Sueur, a picture of a summer storm by Norman Pallot and paintings of Jersey scenes by Eric Walker. Linda Le Vasseur talking to Jean Dutton about Greenpeace in Guernsey, saving the whales, how it started locally, the links with the anti-nuclear groups, the boat the Rainbow Warrior, problems Greenpeace have run into in Iceland, whether she is hopeful for the future to stop whale killing and the Greenpeace Guernsey market being held to raise money. Cooking Feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about recipes that use apples. In Touch tips for the blind on butcher's skewers. End of Side One. Interview with John Rust, music master at Victoria College Prep including the choir singing. He talks about whether he ever wanted to be a musician, his career, coming to Jersey, visiting Salzburg, teaching pupils at the school, putting on concerts, problems of boys dropping out, the amount of boys in the choir, the excitement of the boys before performing and how he gets them to perform. Joan Stevens taking a tour around St Martin. Talks about the boundaries of the parish, St Martin's Church-the patron saint of the church, records of St Martin's Church from 1042, spire being struck by lightning and a conductor being put up, the age of the spire, finding the broken head of a saint, the perquage leading from the church to St Catherine, La Masseline Dam, Les Ecrehous is part of St Martin-talks about the International Court of Justice Case, the priory, the quarrying of granite from the reef which was used in St Martin, St Catherine's Breakwater-lots of things went wrong, badly planned, harbour was given to the States of Jersey, tower at Fliquet, two prehistoric monuments-La Couperon and Faldouet, Rozel Manor and its alterations, the chapel in the manor which is from the twelfth century-belongs to the Lempriere family, Bandinel Farm-built by 1619 Jean Le Manquais and then passed to the Bandinel family-example of a superior house of the 1600s, St Martin's House-altered a great deal-first owner Gratien Collas in 1490-a breton and a great deal of changes since, fireplace found in which a pottery jar was found-it was a pout-an early version of a safe. Gordon Young tells a humorous story.
Date: October 31st 1979 - October 31st 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-September Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Joan Stevens taking a tour of St Clement talking about the early history of the parish, St Clement's Church including the piscina, the font, the paintings on the wall, the line of the roof, stone seats around the base of the pillars and the priory, the size of the parish, the effects of the sea, prehistoric remains including the dolmens, menhirs and prehistoric graves of the parish. The chapel that was dedicated to St John the Evangelist before the Reformation which was destroyed, Rocqueberg which was used by a witches coven, Jean Mourant and others who were killed for being witches. Talks about 1685 when they received french refugees, Le Hocq Tower-a Jersey Round Tower, Victor Hugo who lived at Marine Terrace from 1853 to 1855, Samares Manor including the fact it took its name from the salt around the manor, the dovecote, a windmill in 1218, the chapel, the families who held the manor who were the de Ste Hilaire's, the Payn's, the Dumaresq's, the Seale's, the Hamon's, the Mourant's and Sir James Knott who renovated the garden. Before that Philippe Dumaresq built a garden, he also wrote an important survey on Jersey in the 1680s. Cooking Feature-Margaret Jenkins giving recipes for desserts. Guernsey Feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to Joan Stockdale, a Guernsey journalist for a newspaper, asking her why she decided to become a reporter, how she started, how she felt when she started, how it developed, her women's and children's pages, the most interesting people she has interviewed, interviewing Michael Parkinson, Jimmy Saville, Frank Bough, Peter Sellers, Oliver Reed, the most difficult part of the job, coping with a career and a family, her interest in tropical birds, her collection of amber, her favourite books and her advice for the listener who wants a career in journalism. Horoscope feature-Diane Postlethwaite talking about the forecast for virgo for the year. End of Side One. Driving down to Corbiere, on top of tower-radio aerials-home of Jersey Radio, the nerve centre of Jersey shipping communications and run by the Harbours and Airport Committee-describing the structure, talking to Mr Dale about a rescue taking place of a fishing boat, the view from the tower, the wind blowing, the increased need for Jersey Radio, what Jersey Radio does and is told by boats, working with the French, dealing with a rescue, the frequencies used, what's happening with the rescue, the transmissions between the officials dealing with the rescue, the use of air rescue, the frequency and types of emergencies. Story read by Peter Gilchrist about Mike Tetley, a guide dog owner and completely blind, who appeared on This is Your Life and climbed up Mount Everest describing his life, his training and the process by which he climbed the mountain. Quiz-Gordon Young announces the winner from the previous month and sets a new quiz. End of Side Two.
Date: August 31st 1980 - August 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.
Date: March 31st 1981 - March 31st 1981
Date: 1870 - 1875
Date: 1870 - 1887
Date: 1870 - 1887
Date: 1872 - 1875
Jersey Evening Post Newpaper article : Recently restored Archirondel Tower joins the portfolio of properties that raises money for Jersey Heritage
Date: June 15th 2019
Jersey Evening Post Newspaper article : 'The battle to save the tower in St Ouen's Bay'. St Ouen's Bay is blessed with many landmark buildings but La Rocco Tower is arguably the defining image of this special area. However, 50 years ago, it was in danger of crimbling into the sea, as the States refused to save it.
Date: August 26th 2020
Jersey Evening Post Newspaper article : La Rocco Tower Restoration - the ultimate escape from the crowd
Reference: US/1518 (b)
Date: August 4th 2017
Historian Doug Ford's series of Jersey's coast : Grouville Bay - 'The bay so beautiful it was given Royal status'
Date: May 27th 2015