Correspondence and papers relating to oyster fishing law

Reference: A/D1/O4/1

Date: July 13th 1834 - May 23rd 1949

Report on the oyster fishing industry

Reference: A/D1/O4/2

Date: April 30th 1951 - February 19th 1973

Explanatory Note, Draft Act and Proposition in Connexion with the Establishment and Operation of an Oyster Fishery by Grouville Bay Oyster Company Limited, presented by the Harbours and Airport Committee and lodged by Deputy D J de la Haye of St Ouen

Reference: C/A606/1976/P55

Date: May 18th 1976 - May 18th 1976

Explanatory Note, Draft Act and Proposition in Connexion with the Establishment and Operation of an Oyster Fishery by La Rocque Fisheries Limited, lodged by the Harbours and Airport Committee

Reference: C/A606/1976/P76

Date: August 3rd 1976 - August 3rd 1976

St Catherine's Oyster Farm: Act of Authorisation, lodged by the Agriculture and Fisheries Committee.

Reference: C/A615/1985/P147

Date: November 19th 1985 - November 19th 1985

Draft bill regarding the prohibition of oyster fishing during the month of May, presented by the Constable of St Martin. Lodged au Greffe, printed by Le Lievre Brothers, States Prrinters.

Reference: D/AP/AD/4/47

Date: March 29th 1867 - March 29th 1867

Piers and Harbours department general correspondence includes references to: gas lighting on the piers, provision of a crane and chain testing machine (provided by Jersey Mutual Insurance Society) at St Helier harbour, protection of oyster fishing and harbour regulations

Reference: D/AP/V/10

Date: July 21st 1855 - November 4th 1857

Piers and Harbours department general correspondence includes references to: requirements for the oyster fishermen at Gorey, estimate of costs for the proposed new harbour at Gorey, beacons and buoys, boatmen licences, request to make the passage of artillerymen to and from Elizabeth Castle at low water safer

Reference: D/AP/V/12

Date: January 27th 1859 - December 28th 1859

Piers and Harbours department general correspondence includes references to: oyster fishing, provision of a crane, estimates of cost of a new lifeboat from boat builders Norway and Britannia Yards, London

Reference: D/AP/V/13

Date: March 3rd 1860 - May 25th 1860

Register of vessels and boats employed in the oyster fishery at the port of Mont Orgueil. Information includes date, name and owner of vessel, master, tons, number of seamen and remarks. Also gives details of dredging boats employed at the harbour.

Reference: D/AP/V/2

Date: August 10th 1841 - March 10th 1858

Register of all dredging vessels in the Jersey oyster fishery. Includes details of: date, rig, name of vessel, fishing number, owner of vessel, master of vesssel, port or place belonging to, tonnage, number of seamen and remarks. Includes details of oysters exported from Jersey in 1877

Reference: D/AP/V/3

Date: August 29th 1858 - April 30th 1865

A return of all vessels employed in carrying oysters from the Island of Jersey to other ports. Includes details of: date of loading, rig, name of vessel, tonnage, master of vesssel, port or place belonging to, port or place cleared for, number of tubs, number of seamen, rate per tub and remarks. Some references to dredging.

Reference: D/AP/V/4

Date: January 4th 1858 - April 30th 1866

Poursuites criminelles register - entry for the Constable of St Martin, accused of not executing the law which monitors oyster fishing in the bay of Grouville

Reference: D/Y/G1/10/397

Date: April 10th 1838 - April 10th 1838

Poursuites criminelles register - entry for George Martin, accused of contravening the law regarding oyster fishing in the bay of Grouville

Reference: D/Y/G1/10/398

Date: May 5th 1838 - May 5th 1838

Poursuites criminelles register - entry for Shadrack Martin, accused of contravening the law regarding oyster fishing in the bay of Grouville

Reference: D/Y/G1/10/399

Date: May 5th 1838 - May 5th 1838

Poursuites criminelles register - entry for James Mann, accused of contravening the law regarding oyster fishing in the bay of Grouville

Reference: D/Y/G1/10/400

Date: May 5th 1838 - May 5th 1838

Poursuites criminelles register - entry for James Moses, master of the vessel, 'Mark and Ann', and his wife, Marie Fauvel, accused of contraveining the law with regard to oyster fishing

Reference: D/Y/G1/10/419

Date: August 24th 1839 - August 24th 1839

Images of fishermen and farmers inspecting shellfish such as oysters and mussels caught along the slipway area in St Aubin's Bay.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/1/340A

Date: February 16th 1976 - February 16th 1976

Photographer: Reg Cridland

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1976/340A

Jersey Talking Magazine-April Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Di Weber at the Jersey Museum taking a tour of the Lillie Langtry exhibition showing some of the clothes used in the television program by London Weekend Television, talking about her life, the television programme and its success, descriptions of the clothes, paintings, set and items on show. Linda Le Vasseur in Alderney talking to Harold Egget about the book he has just written about the Channel Islands, talking about writing the book having been born in Germany, the photographs in the book, visiting the Ecrehous and meeting Alphonse Le Gastelois, the French Channel Islands called the Chausey Islands, the launch of the book in Hamburg, covering the royal visit in his book and sending a copy to the Queen, the need for a new book on the Channel Islands and when the book is going to be translated into English. Cooking feature-Margaret Jenkins talking about cooking offal. Interview with John Podmore, a photographer, talking about the part nature plays in his photography. Mike Le Cocq giving some in touch tips about books available on cassette. End of Side One. Adam Stirling, the lead in Follow That Girl that was at the Opera House, singing, talking about balancing a hairdressing and a singing and dancing career and talking about his career so far. Di Weber and Robin Cox carrying on the tour around Gorey including looking at the Linden Tree Tea Room which used to be the Roman Catholic Chapel, it then moved and took over the former Bible Christian Methodist Chapel, the houses called Hilgrove-the Hilgrove-Turner School built as a free school in 1859, the Salem Methodist Chapel now the Gorey Youth Club but formally the Gorey Telephone Exchange, Gouray Church built by the architect James Parkinson, Gouray Lodge-home of Sir Tompkins Hilgrove Turner the former Lieutenant Governor, Gorey Harbour, buildings on the quay, the oyster beds and the oyster fishermen, the Gorey Promenade where the railway used to be situated, Gorey Pier and quarries. Gordon Young finishing with a humorous story.

Reference: R/05/B/30

Date: March 31st 1979 - March 31st 1979

Jersey Evening Post Article: 'What's Your Street's Story' - Gorey Pier

Reference: US/1411

Date: February 13th 2017

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