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Sound recording of Beryl Gully, née Henwood, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 12/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Gully speaks about the relief at a calm liberation, her fiancée in the armed force who came back later from Southampton, their wedding and the reception with the rationing, the Red Cross parcels, going to London with her husband and waiting for his demobilisation, the surrender being signed, the British troops, her husband job at the JEC, the entertainment after the Occupation, the bus service, the battle of flowers, being a housewife, and watching the coronation on television.
Date: November 12th 2004
Sound recording of Sue Hardy speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 26/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Hardy speaks about coming back to Jersey after the war, staying with family a different houses that she describes, the vegetables crops, the shops in town, the celerations of Guy Fawkes' night, her fathers jewelry business, cars, the farm animals, various shops, telegrams, the postal service, nurses and midwifes, rationing, ration books, clothes, shoes, christmas celebrations, the blacksmith and his forge, the use of Jèrriais in everyday life, going to school at St Ouen's Elementary School and the classes, the entertainment after the occupation, the battle of flowers, the food deliveries, the fish market, foreigners in Jersey, pubs, the Breton workers, the cinema Odeon, watching the Coronation on a television, a holiday camp at Plemont, she talks of various parades and fetes and the Colorado beetle infestation.
Date: November 26th 2004
Sound recording of Dora Horsfall, née Slade, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 27/01/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Horsfall speaks about the excitement on Liberation day, the arrival of the british soldiers, the germans making a sorry sight leaving the island, her husbands job grinding corn for rations during the occupation, the grain in the merchants store, reusing everything, the welsh girls staying at the Grand Hotel and working during the tomato season, her husbands going to England to sell the tomatoes and the competition between merchants, the return of the evacuee, the deportations, compare the fortification in Jersey with those in England, the battle of flower, the international road race and various entertainments on the island.
Date: January 27th 2005
Sound recording of Iris Le Feuvre speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 29/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Le Feuvre speaks about going to Royal Square on Liberation day, the joy in the air, the Germans leaving, people going to the Underground Hospital, the dances after Liberation, the Russian prisoners, shortages, preparing her wedding trousseau, going to London on her honeymoon and seeing the bombsites, comparing London to Jersey after the war, the Insular Insurance scheme, the foot and mouth disease, televisions, the Royal wedding, the evacuees and their return, the cattles, the vegetables crop, farm work and its mechanisation, working at La Masuriers, being the first woman constable, the political reform and the elections, various shops in town, the home deliveries of various products, the district nurses, the difference in her house between then and now, the increase in tourism, the battle of flowers and the fair, the official visits of the king and queen, of Prince Edward and of field Marshall Montgomery, The Muratti, motorbike racing and various houses and persons on the race track, horse show, cattle show, going to the beaches, cinemas, the West Park Pavilion, the arrival of the street lighting in St Lawrence, the death of the king and the coronation.
Date: November 29th 2004
Sound recording of Mervyn Billot speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 12/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Billot speak of being in the Royal Navy during the Liberation and his family, who lived throught the occupation, of being sick and brought back to England, of waiting a month to go back to Jersey because of restrictions and shortages on the island, and of visiting the island and seeing the bunkers and germans fortifications. He talks about foods, being on leave on the island, the first potato crops, going back to England before being de-mobbed, working on his fathers farm, going to the Hampshire County Farm Institute and his schooling, farm work after the war with the machineries, the farm workers, the exportation of potatoes and tomatoes crops, using a lorry to bring the crop to town, the political changes in the States, the Jersey Democratic Party, the Jersey Young Farmers club, the entertainment post-Occupation and the tourism.
Date: November 12th 2004
Sound recording of Fred Stoodley speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 09/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Stoodley speaks about not understanding what was different about Liberation, collecting german memorabilia, being allowed to go places he's never been, american and british soldiers, playing baseball, football and cricket, going to school and the differences with today, the influence of american and edwardian culture, talks about the fashion of the time, the introduction of jazz in Jersey, the jazz clubs, evading his parents curfew, band concert, the attitude of the police and pranks, his jobs at the harbour and at Huelin's, the new jobs during the potatoes and tomatoes season, the milk bar in Broad Street, the Muratti and the Jersey team, seeing a match of football on the television, school sports, the changes in St Helier in the 1960, Huelin's whistle, the fires after the liberation, his position in the communist party and the treatment of his leader, the controversy over the insular insurance tax, Jersey families, living in housing and the difference in attitude with today, shopping on tick, the forum cinema and the difference in seating for poor and rich people, the relashipship between childrens from different areas, various entertainment, fetes and the battle of floser, the royal visits, and the rivalry between Jersey and Guernsey.
Date: November 9th 2004
Transcript of certificate of George Carteret for expenditure for the period 1646-1650, arising from a lease and grant (with tithes of corn in St Saviour) by Sir Thomas Jermyn, former Governor of Jersey. Endorsed with acknowledgment of Osmund Cooke, Paymaster of the Royal Garrison in Jersey, of receipt of 48,000 livres for 'the paye and entertainment of His Majesties new garrisons'
Date: June 12th 1652 - June 12th 1652
Date: 1981 - 1981
File Relates to Fort Regent - General. File includes correspondence between several departments and companies including; Department of Building and Works, Fort Regent Administration, contractors, architects, States Greffe, States Treasury and Fort Regent Development Committee. Correspondence relates to the redevelopment of Fort Regent - the sports area and ancilliary works and covers issues such as general construction issues, fittings, finances, entertainment programmes, the sports area, museum, aquarium, licenses, propositions, fire protection and tender applications.
Date: 1974-09 - 1976-03
Law imposing a tax on entertainments comfirmed by Order of His Majesty in Council. Regulations adopted by the Finance Committee. Printed by J T Bigwood, States Printers
Date: October 8th 1921 - October 8th 1921
Date: 1953 - 1953
Financial Services Directorate correspondence concerning the Jersey Arts Trust and Opera House Restoration Appeal
Date: July 30th 1996 - September 18th 1997
Date: 1995 - 1997
File containing a copy of an oversize report entitled: Jersey Island Plan. Springfield. Site and Development Appraisal. The report contains sections concerning: historical perspective, existing uses and premises, planning context, and development options The report also includes illustrations and plans
Date: July 23rd 1984 - July 23rd 1984
Entertainments in Jersey and Guernsey, includes; papers re. protection of fine arts, lending of books from libraries, cinema, back up of the archives of the Channel Islands, the Catholic and Methodist Churches, and dancing schools
Date: September 11th 1940 - January 20th 1944
Date: 1977 - 1977
Date: 1967 - 1976