Correspondence, announcements and congratulations on royal marriages, engagements and betrothals, and Royal birthday celebrations

Reference: A/D1/B6

Date: April 30th 1887 - November 26th 1947

Papers relating to the Royal Jubilee of Queen Victoria, and the wedding of the Duke of York, 1934

Reference: A/D1/S16

Date: June 18th 1887 - May 18th 1935

Correspondence file concerning the Royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, includes the fund to raise money for a wedding gift

Reference: B/D/A/R15/5

Date: March 4th 1981 - January 12th 1983

States Assembly Hansard Official Report includes Income Tax: introduction of higher rate (P.23/2011), Draft Licensing (No. 17) (Jersey) Regulations 201- (P.28/2011), Draft Income Support (Amendment No. 6) (Jersey) Regulations 201- (P.29/2011), Committee of Inquiry: States-owned or controlled utilities (P.31/2011), States Members’ Training (P.34/2011), Public Elections: extension of pre-poll voting arrangements (P.42/2011), Draft Separate Limited Partnerships (Jersey) Law 2011 (Appointed Day) Act 201- (P.45/2011), Royal Wedding - message of congratulations and arrangement of publiic business for future meetings.

Reference: C/A12/262

Date: April 6th 2011 - April 6th 2011

Official correspondence with index. Subjects include: an arsenal for St Helier Battalion; the library; registration; buoy near Chausseys; importation of French cattle from Guernsey; the census; export of grain; oyster fishing; heating in the Royal Court; punishment of crime; resignation of Jurat Philip de Carteret; protestant dissenters; distilleries and the trade in spirits; distressed seamen from the wreck 'Medusa'; dock dues; dredging; gas lighting in St Helier; extente of 1331; book entitled 'The Fortress'; gunpowder; improvements to St Helier harbour; exports from Mont Orgueil harbour; Jurat Le Couteur; maintenance of Kempt and Lewis Towers at St Ouen; sending lunatics to England or France and lunatics in the General Hospital; magazines; mails between England and the Channel Islands; marriage of Queen Victoria; sale of land from Jean and Thomas Perchard for Beresford Street market; painting of the laying of the foundation stone at St Helier harbour by G S Reynolds; petition against French imports; petition from the inhabitants of Gorey concerning fishing; better regulation of the prison; quakers and moravians; hoisting the yellow flag of quarantine; the Savings Bank and foreign vessels

Reference: C/A5/3

Date: March 13th 1837 - November 15th 1847

Digital copy of the transcript of Witness 591's interview with [British Broadcasting Corporation television programme] Panorama. Undated, 2008. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 591's witness statements to the States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/47.

Reference: C/D/AW1/A3/6/2/55/WD002308

Date: 2008 - 2008

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.

Reference: C/D/P/P1/48

Date: November 29th 2004

Photographs of Miss Dahlia Enid Pallot of Mon Plaisir, St Lawrence on being invited to be a guest at the Silver Wedding Anniversary service of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth [the Queen Mother] at St Paul's Cathedral through her involvement in the Jersey Young Farmers' Club.

Reference: L/A/75/A2/POR/34/2

Date: April 17th 1948 - April 17th 1948

Subject: Portraits

File number: 34

Page number: 2

Images of Patrick Murphy of Mont Pinel Court, St Helier, the winner of the Jersey section of a nationwide competition run in conjuction with the Parker Pen Company, for a Royal Wedding greeting to be sent to the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer. Mr Murphy is pictured with a limited edition rolled gold fountain pen engraved with the date of the wedding, his prize for winning the regional competition [from JEP 13/05/1981 p 3].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/6/7476

Date: May 12th 1981 - May 12th 1981

Photographer: Peter Mourant

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1981/7476.

Images of Maureen Partington, wig agent in the Channel Islands for the Floridan group, at her home at Rosemount Court, Mont Pinel with a wig in the style of Lady Diana Spencer [from JEP 17/06/1981 p 25].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/6/7782

Date: June 10th 1981 - June 10th 1981

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1981/7782.

Images of Brownie Revels at Samarès Manor to mark the visit to the island by Lady Patience Baden-Powell, Chief Commissioner of the Girl Guides Association. Includes images of members of the Jersey Girl Guides Association taking part in nineteen "weddings" as a tribute to the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana, including: the 5th St Mark's Guides featuring Sarah Jarvis and Lisa Sharkey as the groom and bride respectively [C-D]; the 20th St Mary's Guides [E-F]; and Jane van den Vern of the 23rd Pouquelaye Pack dressed as a wedding photographer [I]. Also includes images of Lady Baden-Powell greeting children upon her arrival at Samarès Manor [K-M] and talking to Town District Commissioner Nance Le Gresley and Pauline Pardoe of East District [P-R] [from JEP 16/06/1981 pp 16-17].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/6/7827

Date: June 13th 1981 - June 13th 1981

Photographer: Ron Mayne

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1981/7827.

Images of Mark Higgins, a chorister at St Paul's Cathedral Choir School, at his home at Les Champs Estate, Mont Cochon, upon learning that he will sing at St Paul's Cathedral at the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana [from JEP 20/06/1981 This Weekend supplement p VI].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/6/7838

Date: June 15th 1981 - June 15th 1981

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1981/7838.

Newspaper souvenir supplement from the Jersey Evening Post for the wedding of Charles, the Prince of Wales to Lady Diana Spencer.

Reference: L/C/01/H/10

Date: July 29th 1981 - July 29th 1981

Diary created by Donald Le Brun containing items related to his life

Reference: L/C/137/C3/15

Date: 1981 - 1984

Photographic slides taken during visits to London and Surrey. Includes photographs of: the wedding of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones at Westminster Abbey on 6 May 1960; Guildford Cathedral; sheep grazing in a field in Surrey; a public footpath between Compton and Goldaming; and Charterhouse School.

Reference: L/C/142/C1/A/60/3

Date: May 6th 1960 - May 8th 1960

VHS tape: Filmed by Pathescope in 9.5mm. Film shows the wedding of HRH Princess Elizabeth. News review of 1947. Also the coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953 (Copyright protected). This film is located in the Audio Visual Area of the Jersey Archive.

Reference: Q/05/A/41

Date: 1947 - 1953

Jersey Talking Magazine-August Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Mark Higgins, a member of St Paul's Cathedral Choir School, who is singing at the royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, sings 'I Know that My Redeemer' and talking about how he got into the school, the levels he had to achieve in order to be accepted, how long he spends singing, the amount of boys in the school, the different time he has his holidays, preparing for the royal wedding, the songs they are going to sing at the royal wedding, whether he feels nervous about performing in front of so many people, the other occasions they sing for at the Cathedral, singing outside the Cathedral, making recordings, meeting the Queen Mother and other members of the royal family and sings another song. Norah talking to Jeremy Scriven, a Jersey boy who left the island to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania talking about how he decided to climb the mountain, his lack of regrets of going, getting to Tanzania and the difficulty in doing so because the border of Kenya and Tanzania was closed, being arrested for crossing the border into Tanzania without realising and being put into prison for four days, the conditions in the prison, being tried in the court, being allowed free and then expelled into Kenya, managed to go through Uganda in order to get to Tanzania, buying tickets to Kilimanjaro on the black market, encountering violence in Kampala, journeying and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, spending 4 days climbing, a member of the party suffering altitude sickness, the experience of climbing the mountain, the view from the top of the mountain and how he felt climbing down again. Katina Hervau, a french girl in the island to learn the language, talking about her first impressions of Jersey roads and the island. Horoscope Feature-Diane Postlethwaite talking about the forecast for the year for leo. June Gurdon giving some In Touch tips for the blind about cooking vegetables without water. End of Side One. Gordon Young taking a trip in a hot air balloon describing the balloon, getting into the balloon, taking off, describing the views of Jersey below including town, St Helier Harbour, Elizabeth Castle, Victoria Avenue, St Aubin's Bay, Noirmont and to the Jersey Airport to land. Gordon Young at Government House for a ball for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution describing the gardens of Government House, the food for the occasion, the scene in the marquees, the scene inside Government House. Talking to Sir Peter Whiteley about piloting in the hot air balloon and the ball for the RNLI and to Lady Whiteley about the weather and the amount of people attending the ball. Listening to the band in the marquee. End of Side Two.

Reference: R/05/B/57

Date: July 31st 1981 - July 31st 1981

Jersey Talking Magazine-October Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Beth Lloyd talking to Roy Jones, a production manager for Bergerac, about why Jersey was chosen as the location for the television series, the number of teams in the television crew, the length of time the series will take, how long an episode takes to shoot, the different members of the team, the amount of people on the production team and the different jobs that they do including the director, production manager and location manager, any problems about coming to Jersey, travelling to the island and going through customs. John Nettles talking about the character of Bergerac, the development of the television series and the character, enjoying the character, how he enjoys working on television as opposed to the stage, learning the script and the local pronunciations. Nature Feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about avocets in Jersey. Pauline Faires interviewing Sharon Wilkinson, a 10 year old who has won a place at Chethams Music School, what her friends at St Saviour's School think of her going away, her father saying how they are going to move across to England, his daughter Caroline getting into the same school, when Sharon started playing, playing the violin and piano, life at Chethams, the subjects studied at Chethams, life at the weekends, family living near the area, making friends in the area, the amount of pupils in the same year and when she is going across to the school. Pat Dubras performing a Joyce Grenfell piece. Beth Lloyd with In Touch tips for the blind talking about books for the blind about the royal wedding. End of Side One. To commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Britain a poem written by Barry Sutton, an ex-fighter pilot who lived in Jersey, entitled 'The Summer of the Firebird' is read. Margaret Jenkins with a creative essay regarding her home parish of St Ouen and the landscape and weather encountered therein. Norah Bryan interviewing Simon Hicks, the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust secretary and co-ordinator, asking who the person was behind the projects at the zoo, Gerald Durrell, a training facility that has just been built, describing the process of conservation, where the trainees come from, the success of the training centre, stories of the trainees, how many the training centre holds and the programme for the training scheme. Phil Gurdon at Glencoe, St Lawrence for an auction talking to the people at the auction to see why they come to the auction including some speaking in Jèrriais [with local accents], meeting people at the auction, whether the sale has changed, whether there are less farmers who come to the sale and who comes to the sale. Looking at some of the lots at the auction. Talking to customers about how often they come to the auction, what they buy and what they have bought at the auction this time. Listening to the auctioneer sell some lots. Talking to Victor Pallot, the auctioneer, about how the sale went, how long he had done the job and the owner of the sale. End of Side Two.

Reference: R/05/B/58

Date: September 30th 1981 - September 30th 1981

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