Scrapbook kept by Helene Marie Sinnatt, née Jackson, during the Occupation. Book 2, Page 19. Includes newscuttings from the Evening Post, including an article about the sinking of the mail steamer St Patrick.

Reference: L/C/306/A/2/19

Date: June 11th 1941 - June 24th 1941

Indenture of Service for three years between Bernard Alexander Picot aged 18, of 11 Roseville Street, St Helier and The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, London, co. Middlesex, 28/07/1932. Includes details of payment. Dorse contains: Assignment of the rights and obligations of the indenture to the Royal Mail Line Limited, Royal Mail House, Leadenhall Street, London, EC3. 13/10/1932 Record of the ships sailed on by Bernard Alexander Picot whilst completing the terms of the indenture. 27/07/1935

Reference: L/C/38/1

Date: July 28th 1932 - July 27th 1935

Photographic slide of a mailboat approaching Corbière Lighthouse

Reference: L/D/12/C/2

Date: 1971 - 1971

Photographic slide of a mailboat at Noirmont Point

Reference: L/D/12/C/5

Date: 1971 - 1971

Photograph Album Number 4. Includes photographs of the Royal Visit of the 7th June 1945, the first post war mail boat arrival on the 26th June 1945, Jersey Airport, arrival of the new Lieutenant Governor Sir Edward Grassett, Church Parade of Force 135 in August 1945, Island events 1945-1947, the cleaning up period, German tunnels, Organisation Todt railway, Guernsey and Alderney German Occupation and Liberation.

Reference: L/D/25/F2/4

Date: 1940 - 1947

Photograph of the arrival of the mail boat SS Isle of Guernsey, carrying returning evacuees into the harbour being greeted by crowds of onlookers.

Reference: L/D/25/F4/5

Date: June 26th 1945 - June 26th 1945

8mm Liberation of Jersey marked Bertram film-Includes film of Hitler, the red cross ship SS Vega in the St Helier Harbour, flags flying outside the National Provincial Bank, flags flying above town, crowds gathering around the harbour, soldiers being carried aloft, people watching the scenes from the Royal Yacht Hotel, aeroplanes flying over the harbour, british soldiers on parade, scenes from the Pomme d'Or Hotel, people sitting on german guns, the view up King Street, army officers at the Weighbridge, soldiers coming off ships, a sign reading 'Our Liberators we thank you', celebrations as the DUKWs came into St Helier, parades through town, a view of the harbour, addressing the crowds in the Royal Square, German POWs being marched to British ships, arrival of the mail boat, soldiers marching through town, the royal visit, Sir Alexander Coutanche meeting the soldiers, windows smashed on a house, departure of coffins of US POWs and soldiers, notice concerning the colorado beetle, digging in fields, parades, sitting on german guns and looking at the searchlights.

Reference: L/D/25/J1/3

Date: April 30th 1945 - April 30th 1945

Channel Islands Occupation Society Tape 2 1) Summer of 1945-a Michael and Margaret Ginns production concerning the liberation of Jersey in the summer of 1945. Includes an introduction to the occupation of Jersey and the restrictions placed upon Channel Islanders by the Germans, the occurrence of D-Day but surrender not occurring in Jersey, the lack of supplies and fuel as a result of being cut off and the rescue of the islanders by the supplies of the SS Vega, news being gained from the crystal radio sets, listening to Churchill's speech in the Royal Square, the meeting of the German officers on the HMS Beagle and the signing of the surrender of the island, liberation forces coming onto the island and the celebrations that took place as a result, German prisoners of war being put to work to clear the devastation that had been left, parades of the British army, the thanksgiving service on the 17th May 1945 and the Royal visit on June 7th, removal and dumping of ammunition and islanders visit the previously off limits fortifications, the island returning to pre war state with the return of the mail boat and deportees and evacuees coming back to the island, finally clearing finishing in 1946 and celebrations to mark the one year anniversary of liberation-22 mins 30 secs. 2) Interned-a study of the deportations of Channel Islanders to internment camps in Southern Germany. Includes the reason islanders were deported, the serving of deportation orders, an exhibition marking the 40th anniversary of its occurrence with many paintings of interest being put on show, details of where the camps, Biberach, Laufen and Wurzach, were located, the make up of the camps, Harold Hepburn and other painters who took deportation as a chance to paint, single men being separated and taken to Laufen, different artists in the camps and examples of work done by Harold Hepburn, Henry Barnett, Sidney Dolby, Irene Grubb, and Joan Salmon, sport that took place in the camps, education, health in the camps, deaths and births of Channel Islanders in the camps, food and the assistance offered by the Red Cross, life continuing as normally as possible with celebrations of birthdays and anniversaries, liberation of the camps, freedom to move into the village and surrounding village and meet German people who had helped them, return to England and the Channel Islands, children adjusting to life without restrictions and the setting up of the Jersey Ex-Internee Association to promote greater understanding between people from Jersey and Wurzach-23 mins.

Reference: L/D/25/J2/2

Date: 1984 - 1984

Three unidentified crew on the mail boat 'Sarnia' leaving St Helier harbour (May 1973)

Reference: N/02/1/15

Date: April 30th 1973 - April 30th 1973

British Rail mail boat the 'Sarnia' leaving for the evening sailing from St Helier Harbour. Jersey Electricity Co Power Station in the background (May 1973)

Reference: N/02/1/9

Date: April 30th 1973 - April 30th 1973

Channel Islands Occupation Society Tape 2 1) Summer of 1945-a Michael and Margaret Ginns production concerning the liberation of Jersey in the summer of 1945. Includes an introduction to the occupation of Jersey and the restrictions placed upon Channel Islanders by the Germans, the occurrence of D-Day but surrender not occurring in Jersey, the lack of supplies and fuel as a result of being cut off and the rescue of the islanders by the supplies of the SS Vega, news being gained from the crystal radio sets, listening to Churchill's speech in the Royal Square, the meeting of the German officers on the HMS Beagle and the signing of the surrender of the island, liberation forces coming onto the island and the celebrations that took place as a result, German prisoners of war being put to work to clear the devastation that had been left, parades of the British army, the thanksgiving service on the 17th May 1945 and the Royal visit on June 7th, removal and dumping of ammunition and islanders visit the previously off limits fortifications, the island returning to pre war state with the return of the mail boat and deportees and evacuees coming back to the island, finally clearing finishing in 1946 and celebrations to mark the one year anniversary of liberation-22 mins 30 secs. 2) Interned-a study of the deportations of Channel Islanders to internment camps in Southern Germany. Includes the reason islanders were deported, the serving of deportation orders, an exhibition marking the 40th anniversary of its occurrence with many paintings of interest being put on show, details of where the camps, Biberach, Laufen and Wurzach, were located, the make up of the camps, Harold Hepburn and other painters who took deportation as a chance to paint, single men being separated and taken to Laufen, different artists in the camps and examples of work done by Harold Hepburn, Henry Barnett, Sidney Dolby, Irene Grubb, and Joan Salmon, sport that took place in the camps, education, health in the camps, deaths and births of Channel Islanders in the camps, food and the assistance offered by the Red Cross, life continuing as normally as possible with celebrations of birthdays and anniversaries, liberation of the camps, freedom to move into the village and surrounding village and meet German people who had helped them, return to England and the Channel Islands, children adjusting to life without restrictions and the setting up of the Jersey Ex-Internee Association to promote greater understanding between people from Jersey and Wurzach-23 mins. [Master Copy-see L/D/25/J2/2]

Reference: Q/01/2

Date: 1984 - 1984

VHS tape: Cargo boat. Sarnia (Mailboat). Condor 2 (hydrofoil). Sarnia near Elizabeth Castle breakwater. 1970s scenes showing St Helier Harbour. States Tug Duke of Normandy II dressed overall. At sea - tug off Corbiere using fire hoses (note de-salination plant in the background). At sea with original Duke of Normandy: approaching St Helier Harbour (note Fort Regent Swimming Pool but dome not yet constructed). Trip to Minquiers with Duke of Normandy beached at low water. Sealink ship Falaise at sea in fog. Entering St Helier Harbour. Family scenes at Silverwynd, Portelet. This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.

Reference: Q/05/A/130

Date: 1959 - 1979

16mm colour film by George Morley. Shows 1930s Jersey including Corbiere with a boat coming in, the island shoreline, the harbour, Jersey Airways aeroplanes flying in over the sea, coast, houses and landing at the Jersey Airport, flowers, cows in the field, horse ploughing with men. B & w film looking out to coast, showing the flora and birds on the cliffs. Colour film of a woman on the cliffs, people on the beach surfing, Corbiere lighthouse in different moods at different times of the day surrounded by the ocean and the mail boat coming in-14 mins 10 secs

Reference: Q/05/A/135

Date: 1930 - 1939

VHS Tape: 1) Filmed by Roderick Averty in 9.5mm black and white and colour. 1930s. Brian’s newts in a jam jar. Good shots of Roderick Averty himself. Family picnic on clifftop. Scenes at Devil’s Hole with original model of the Devil. Brian in hospital with oxygen mask. Jersey Airport: takeoff of BEA Dakota. Passengers on Bedford OB coach. Unusual colour 9.5mm film of scenes at the Assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Weymouth. Delegates with sandwich boards handing out The Watchtower. B & W. Isle of Wight and the Needles seen from the air. Picnic on beach at Green Island, Jersey. Colour. Beach scenes at St Clement with Cyril Bird, Joan Bird, Doris Day, Susan and Marilyn, Phil Godel and family. 2) Filmed by Roderick Averty in 9.5mm black and white. Storm at sea. Sand racing on St Ouen’s Bay including cars and motorcycles. Horse riding in hay field. Swimming in a swimming pool on board a ship. 1935: Battle of Flowers at Springfield stadium. 1937: George Kempster in an historical pageant outside the Town Hall. Swimmers in the pool at Havre des Pas. 3) Filmed by Roderick Averty in 9.5mm black and white. Ship in St Helier Harbour. Family in small boat off La Rocque. Boy in tent. Private car, 1.5 Riley J12262 at house called 'Waverley'. Guests arrive, children in garden. Boat being taken away on a lorry. Family at sea in clinker boat and small yacht. Picnic on boat. Man in canoe, Winter scenes at 'Waverley'. Ian on bike. Scenes at the harbour: saying goodbye, boarding ship 'St Helier'. Ship filmed from another boat while at sea. 4) Filmed by Roderick Averty in 9.5mm black and white and colour. 1930s: Rosemary from infancy. Doreen, Gigi, Grandpa Averty, all in the garden of 'Waverley'. Doreen in pram; with typewriter; with father, Roderick; being bathed indoors. 1938: wedding of Allan and Joan at Aquila Road. Guests in top hats. Couple depart from the airport by DH86 airliner of Jersey Airways. Dogs in the gardens. Men on promenade fooling around. 1935: Battle of Flowers at Springfield. Aerials of the mailboat [poor quality]. Roderick Averty rowing on a lake. Du Fay colour: family in garden. Roderick Averty with pipe on promenade at Havre des Pas. Picking tomatoes. Roderick Averty walking. Loading lorry in field. B & W. Snake charmer. Brian and Grandma at 28, St Clement’s Gardens, Greve d’Azette.

Reference: Q/05/A/144

Date: 1930 - 1939

VHS tape of 2 separate tapes: 1) Filmed by Olive Thompson in 8mm standard B&W. The arrival of the 'Isle of Guernsey', the first mailboat after the Liberation. Amongst those on board is Arthur Horman (in uniform). 0h 02m 01s 2) Filmed by Olive Thompson in standard 8mm colour. Mrs Rae Pallot as a young girl with the mother Mrs Olive Thompson at Samarès Manor (then home of Sir James Knott); the newly opened Howard Davis Park and on the beach in 1939. 0h 22m 11s This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.

Reference: Q/05/A/19

Date: 1939 - 1945

VHS tape of 3 separate films: 1) Filmed by Charles W Duret Aubin in 16mm B&W. Film shows a pre-war family visit to Sark. Leaving St Helier Harbour, passing the mailboat, entering St Peter Port, leaving for Sark, entering old harbour Sark, carriages on quay, SS Courier arrives, island scenes, the blacksmith, J P Carre who loved at Hivernage. Les Autelets and The Needles. John Hamon, boatman in flat cap, lived at Beaulieu, son of blacksmith, small boat called 'Bide'. Havre Gosselin with people waiting on steps to board. Boat called Sheila which belonged to Stocks Hotel. Philip Carré ploughing. John Hamon, blacksmith. Steamer 'Brittany' did the Jersey-Sark run. Masselines Harbour. Cargo boat is Sark Coast. 0h 07m 28s 2) Filmed by Charles W Duret Aubin in 16mm B&W. Film shows official trip of the States of Jersey on the States tug the 'Duke of Normandy' to the Minquiers after 1948. Guests include Ralph Vibert (as Solicitor General) 0h 7m 47s 3) Filmed by Cecil Harrison in 16mm colour. Film shows holiday in Sark including Mr Perre milking by hand. Duret-Aubin and camera. Family holiday in UK. JP Carree, boatman, lived at Hivernage. Seigneurie greenhouse. Family trip to Minquiers with C W Duret-Aubin. By sea to St Peter Port. 0h 09m 11s This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.

Reference: Q/05/A/25

Date: 1935 - 1950

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