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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
Sound recording of Peter Surcouf speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 23/02/2005 by Marleen Hacquoil for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Surcouf speaks about his life in Jersey before the war as a painter and decorator before joining the military before the occupation. The germans upon ariving in Jersey cut any connections to the UK by cutting telephone lines.
Date: February 23rd 2005
Sound recording of Noreen Syvret speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 01/04/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Syvet speaks about singing songs on Liberation day, the state of St John Hotel after the occupation, going to St John School, to the Jersey College for Girl, and to Victoria College during the occupation, helping her mother's business, her convalescence after contracting tuberculosis, meeting and marrying her husband, the dances, the parish hall, the carnivals, the elections, the battle of flowers, the fortifications and the seeing the prisoners of war marching.
Date: April 1st 2005
Sound recording of Sydney Syvret speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 01/04/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Syvet speaks about going to the docks to see the british soldiers, the treatment of the jerrybags, the german leaving, the destruction of germans arms and amunitions, his father's business, the parish ot St Mary, playing football in the field, the cinema, going to West Park Pavilion for dances, ad shooting rifles.
Date: April 1st 2005
Sound recording of Michael Vautier speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 14/03/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Vautier speaks about the liberation in which he was 10 years old. On Liberation day itself he talks about going to St Helier for the celebrations and also remebers hearing Churchills speech whilst outside the Pomme D'or. He also talks about the Germans clearing away the fortificatins following the war. He recounts a story of his father going into one of the German bunkers and also talks about the resurgence of the agricultural indutsry following the end of the war in which his family were farmers. He talks about the growing of crops such as tomatoes and potatoes as well as the breading of cattle. He talks about attending St Johns school where he first learnt to speak English with Jèrriais being his first language. Furthermore, he talks about the parish of St John including the carnivals that would take place in each parish. He then talks about the corronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Date: March 14th 2005
Sound recording of Nigel Blake speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 30/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Blake speaks about being evacuated with his mother and his brother before the occupation and coming back after Liberation, the problems of settling back on the Island, moving back into a house, the german clean up, going to St Luke's school, the Colorado Beetles, the Royal Visit, the development of Bagot, the building of Grassett Park, the arrival of new families, the separation of people from different neighborhood, the cinema and its organist, rationing after the occupation, school separation according to religion, the Beeches school and clergyman, helping on the farm, the bus services, his father's work as a post man, tomatoes, the agricultural industry, tourism, the battle of flowers, the death of the king, the wireless, the Muratti cup, the canning factory and delivery men.
Date: November 30th 2004
Sound recording of Evelyn Wells, née Griffin, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 07/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Wells speaks about life during the occupation, the german soldiers, the russian prisonners, her father unloading the Vega, her mother working at the hospital and as district nurse during the was, the fortifications in St Aubin, sabotaging and the germans equipment, the soup kitchen at St Aubin, the cleaning up after liberation, her sister wanting to escape the island, the food shortages, the rationing after liberation for a time, the slow changes and the new shops in St Aubins, her involvement in the Girl Guides, going to Royal Square on Liberation day, the visit of the King and Queen, her time at St Brelade's Central school during the occupation, working as a nanny, moving to England, meeting her husband and coming back to Jersey, working for Vivian Vivert, the traffic and life in St Helier, the tourist season, the cinemas, the battle of flower and the St Aubins fete, the International Road Race, the new St Aubins Parish Hall, the potatoes and tomatoes vans lining up at the weighbridge, the end of the construction of the catholic church in St Aubin, the death of the king and watching the coronation on television.
Date: February 7th 2005
Sound recording of Kathy Williams speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 20/05/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Williams speaks about [waiting for digital recording and transcription].
Date: May 20th 2005
Sound recording of Silvanus Yates speaking about the Occupation and the years after. He was interviewed on 15/12/2004 by Geraldine des Forges for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mr Yates speaks about being an evacuee and coming back to Jersey, seeing the fortification, the railway lines and the germans equipments, going to the beaches and the bunkers, people not talking about the occupation much, his father being stationed in Germany after the war and moving there, seeing the bomb damages in Germany, the attitudes of the germans post-war, the Civil Control Germany, the rationing and bartering with cigarette sent from Jersey, going to school in Germany, the displaced persons camps, going back to Jersey in 1948 and the food rationing still going on but better than in the UK, a higher standard of living on the island, the selling of tomatoes and potatoes, the tourists influx, going to Victoria College and the compulsory sport classes, going to the cinema, the battle of flowers, the milk bar, the farm workers, the coronation and the death of the King.
Date: December 15th 2004
Sound recording of Jean Blosseville, née Palmer speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 10/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Blosseville speaks about living near the underground hospital, the hospital being a tourist attraction, soldiers visiting it, her house with no electricity, the hospital being a place of reunion for the Breton Workers and after an air crash, it being used as a morgue, the trees and the flowers planted around the area, collecting cone, nuts, berries and flowers, going to St Lawrence Primary School, going to the Battle of Flowers and the International road race, and the death of the King.
Date: February 10th 2005
Sound recording of Marleen Hacquoil interviewing local architect Maurice Boots about architecture in Jersey in the 20th century
Date: May 31st 2000 - May 31st 2000
Sound recording of Marleen Hacquoil interviewing local architects Derek Mason and Ian Bravery about architecture in Jersey in the 20th century
Date: June 14th 2000 - July 11th 2000
Sound recording of Marleen Hacquoil interviewing local architects Geoffrey Myers and David Barlow about architecture in Jersey in the 20th century
Date: June 19th 2000 - June 22nd 2000
Transcriptions of the sound recordings of Marleen Hacquoil interviewing local architects Maurice Boots, Derek Mason, Ian Bravery, Geoffrey Myers and David Barlow about architecture in Jersey in the 20th century
Date: May 31st 2000 - July 11th 2000
Plans of details of main sound proof door and escape doors to test cell. The plans concern the De Havilland Engine Company Limited, Leavesden.
Date: 1956 - 1956
Date: May 10th 1977 - May 10th 1977
Photographer: Glenn Rankine
JEP Photographic Job Number: 1977/3887.