Grandin burial records 1820-1978

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Grandin burial records
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The records of Jersey's seven major undertakers from 1820 to the late 1970s are held by Jersey Archive and have been digitised and indexed by archive staff and volunteers. We previously provided family page listings of the records of Croad's, a single business, but have now combined all the records into a single new index and are progressively updating the lists in our family pages. The full records are available to subscribers to the Archive's online service. The entries within the volumes give vital family history information such as the name and age of the person buried, their immediate relations, the place and date of death, as well as place of burial - cemetery, location of grave and even the coffin's depth. Some records also give details of the deceased's occupation or public positions held.

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The first records, from 1867, in the Croad Livre de Remarques


The books can be viewed on line or downloaded. Each set for each undertaker has an index which subscribers can view online or download.

It can be a lengthy process searching for records because there are separate indexes for each funeral director and most do not give a date of burial. This means that several volumes may have to be accessed when searching for details of an ancestor's burial. Although the Archive website has a search facility which allows a search for individual names, the results can include all manner of other records in their catalogue and, unless the exact spelling of a name is known, the required record will not be found.

Jerripedia has not only created a full A-Z index for all 66,000-plus records, with the year of burial included for the benefit of our users who have an Archive subscription, but we are adding indexes of records, such as this one, for individual families included in our 1,200-plus family pages, which include all the island's most important families.

This link is to the Archive website page containing links to the seven sets of records. The page will open for everybody but only subscribers will be able to view the records

Some records use page numbers and sequential record numbering. Most of the Archive indexes do not include dates. All our indexes and lists give dates, and having identified the undertaker and date of funeral from this listing you can then easily find the volume containing the record.

The Archive indexes contain some very unusual spellings for common Jersey surnames. We are cross-checking these with the images of the undertaker's books and finding that most are errors of transcription, which can be corrected for our index, although the process of checking against the books is very time-consuming. Some of the handwriting in the books is very difficult to read, and there may also be errors in the entries. We are correcting names when we are entirely satisfied that a common surname has been wrongly entered or transcribed. Variations of common names which may be correct are included at the end of family name indexes, and have been left in the full A-Z indexes.

Our advice is the same as it is with any other set of records included in Jerripedia. If you don't find an ancestor where you expect to, look for variations in spelling and, perhaps for names with or without prefixes, such as Le, La, L', de and du. Variations may appear next to records for names spelt in the standard form; they may also be some way out of sequence.

Please note that the work of updating all our family page burial lists to include all funeral directors is not yet complete, and some pages still link to an incomplete listing for a single business. Note also that there were other undertakers in business over the years whose records are not included in this collection. For families with a significant number of records we have created a separate page, but when there are only a few records the link may be to an A-Z index page, and you will need to scroll through the alphabetical listing to find the family you are interested in.

  • Burial records: Our main index to undertakers' registers, cemetery records and gravestone images
Page number Record number Forenames Surname Maiden name Previous
married name
Associated names Notes Year
of burial
Funeral director
4787 Adele Henriette Grandin 1896 Croad
1127 Aimable Bienaimé Maxime Grandin 1884 Croad
8732 Aimable Francois Grandin 1910 Croad
15107 Alfred Francis Grandin 1931 Croad
10536 Alice Grandin 1866 Picot
20565 Alice Eliza Grandin 1952 Croad
20695 Alice Mary Ann Grandin Le Breton 1953 Croad
14169 Andrew William Grandin 1928 Croad
12463 Ann Mary Grandin Kingston 1922 Croad
3399 Ann Mary Grandin 1852 Picot
7016 Anne Grandin Benest 1904 Croad
20033 Anne Rachel Grandin Luce 1950 Croad
4259 Anne Rachel Grandin Remy 1854 Picot
10888 Annie Mary Grandin 1917 Croad
13014 Augustine Pelagie Grandin Jacquelin 1924 Croad
20204 Bertha Desiree Grandin Drouet 1951 Croad
7150 Berthe May Grandin 1904 Croad
12948 Charles Alfred Grandin see also 12930 1872 Picot
18120 Charles Daniel Grandin 1942 Croad
13385 Charles Ernest Grandin 1925 Croad
23 Child Grandin Father Francois John 1842 Picot
5728 Christine Jeannette Grandin 1899 Croad
2881 Clara Baudains Grandin 1851 Picot
13187 Clara Jane Grandin 1924 Croad
4711 Daniel Grandin 1855 Picot
14 24 Daniel Grandin 1907 Sinatt
19544 Doris Grace Grandin Crockett 1948 Croad
16609 Doris Louise de Carteret Grandin 1937 Croad
12596 Elise Henrietta Grandin 1922 Croad
1546 Eliza Grandin Le Sueur 1886 Croad
31 Elizabeth Grandin Hocquard Renouf 1879 Croad
4427 Elizabeth Jane Grandin Labey 1895 Croad
6314 Elizabeth Marguerite Grandin Gruchy 1901 Croad
2874 Elizabeth Sophie Grandin 1890 Croad
164 Ellen Susan Grandin Renouf 1934 Sinatt
20081 Emily Lilian Grandin Le Sueur 1950 Croad
5b Emily Louisa Grandin 1969 Le Quesne
2020 Florence Annie Grandin 1887 Croad
10440 Francis Hocquard Grandin 1916 Croad
12282 Francis John Grandin 1870 Picot
12930 Francis John Grandin see also 12948 1871 Picot
3735 Francis Paul Grandin 1893 Croad
12660 Francis Philip Grandin 1922 Croad
16264 François A Grandin 1935 Croad
9806 Frederick Henry Grandin 1913 Croad
8060 George Francis Grandin 1907 Croad
4796 Henry Philip Grandin 1855 Picot
185a Jane Grandin Brown 1947 Le Quesne
190 6 Jean Grandin 1906 Sinatt
224 35 Jean Grandin 1869 Croad
2277 Jean Grandin 1888 Croad
337 Jean Grandin 1846 Picot
666 Jean Grandin 1848 Picot
6158 John Grandin 1901 Croad
2509 John Grandin 1850 Picot
2616 John Arthur Grandin 1889 Croad
68 John Elias Grandin 1928 Sinatt
18099 John Elias Grandin 1942 Croad
10417 John Philip Grandin 1915 Croad
13208 Léon Emile Grandin 1872 Picot
2978 Lilian Huelin Grandin 1891 Croad
83 Louisa Grandin Allix 1911 Sinatt
135b Louisa Grandin Brown 1950 Le Quesne
17841 Louisa Ann Grandin Huelin 1941 Croad
404 Lydia Augusta Grandin Le Blancq 1948 Pitcher
112 61 Mary Grandin Parrott McKenzie 20/07/1874 Sinatt
4098 Olivia Mary Grandin 1854 Picot
12665 Olivier Grandin Young Note: Female despite forename! 1871 Picot
2679 Peter Grandin 1850 Picot
1445 Philip Grandin 1885 Croad
15906 Philip Grandin 1934 Croad
195a Philip Arthur Grandin 1951 Le Quesne
87 Philip de Carteret Grandin 1917 Sinatt
12148 Philip Francis Grandin 1921 Croad
12162 Philip Henry Grandin 1921 Croad
161b Philip John Grandin 1961 Le Quesne
185b Reginald de Carteret Grandin 1964 Le Quesne
20108 Reginald Herbert Grandin 1950 Croad
13233 Sophie Grandin Gallie 1872 Picot
16474 Stanley Alfred Grandin 1936 Croad
10448 Susan Grandin de Ste Croix 1916 Croad
18068 Susannah Grandin de Ste Croix 1941 Croad
414 16756 Sylvia Maud Grandin 1937 Croad
10217 Valentine Celéstine Grandin Le Miere 1915 Croad
11297 Walter Abraham Grandin 1918 Croad
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