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Friday February 21st
My grandmother was Florence Emily Campbell. She was born in Alderney. Her father was James Campbell from Ireland. Her mother was Jane Catherine Nolan, and Jane's mother was Jane Catherine Renier, married Michael Nolan and she was the daughter of Richard Renier and Jeanne (Jeanneton) Le Huquet. Jeanne was born in Jersey (St. Martin) in 1807 and from some research I've done, her parents were Jean Le Huquet and Elizabeth Noel. I'm trying to find out more about them. Is any one in this group related to my family? ... See MoreSee Less
Monday February 17th
Sunday January 26th
I've received an email from Canada about Alma Sauvey, born 6 October 1922 in St Helier. Her family say she was deported to a French prison for listening to the radio. I've checked the prison records, political prisoner log, court martial records and her registration card (etc etc) in Jersey and there's no sign of any deportation. Yet the family have sent me a 1945 newspaper article about her on her release in January 1945. Is anyone in Jersey related to her? I've seen her mother's Alien's Card and her registration card. ... See MoreSee Less
Thursday January 23rd
I am looking for a Possible Family link with the name of Ryan;
who moved to Jersey early 1900's, and was a butcher, any info would be interesting, TIA. ... See MoreSee Less
Wednesday January 15th
Thursday November 14th
Monday October 28th
On Friday 24th and Saturday 25th January 2020 at the Jersey Library, the Jersey Library is holding another Local History Fayre and has invited CIFHS to attend again.
On Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd March 2020 at the Jersey Archive, the Family History Festival will have a military theme.
Family Tree Live 2020 on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th April 2020. Once again the Family History Federation is organizing this event for family history societies which will take place at Alexandra Palace, London N22 7AY. ... See MoreSee Less
Friday October 18th
Tuesday October 15th
The Quaker Family History Society has issued an email regarding their Research Grants for 2020
QFHS invites applications for a Margaret Bennett Research Award to support research into any aspect of Quaker family history in the British Isles.
Grants, to a maximum of £1500, may relate to the costs of travel, reproduction of materials, and/or publication.
For further details and an application form, please contact the QFHS Secretary at email@example.com. The closing date for applications is 31 December 2019. ... See MoreSee Less
Monday September 9th
Tuesday August 20th
I’ve recently discovered an ancestor whose death certificate says she was born in Jersey. How will I go about confirming this? Her name was Elizabeth Kirkwood, daughter of John and Mary Ann Kirkwood. She was born around 1826-1829. Any help would be very welcome. ... See MoreSee Less
I have searched all of the baptism records surrounding this date and cannot see any Kirkwoods. Was John Kirkwood in the Army? What are the chances of scanning and sending me the death certificate? Do you have any census information? Happy to help
Sunday July 14th
Hi, I hope someone can help me. I am looking at the 1841 Census which states my ancestors lived in La Mielle Road, St Clement, Jersey, can anyone tell me where this might have been or still is. If I am reading this correct, one property has 23 residents in it. Thanks in Advance ... See MoreSee Less
Can you provide some names please so that we can view the entry?