Le Conte burial records 1820-1978

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Le Conte burial records

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.


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.

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Page number Record number Forenames Surname Maiden name Previous
married name
Associated names Notes Year
of burial
Funeral director
19993 Alfred Francis Le Conte 1950 Croad
Anna Henriette Le Conte 12/08/1953 Conery
1207 Betsey Le Conte Mourant 1885 Croad
357a Cecile Marie Francoise Le Conte Gargent 1969 Le Quesne
11824 Charles Le Conte 1868 Picot
15013 Charles Emile Eugene Le Conte 1931 Croad
11145 Elizabeth Le Conte Hopkins 1917 Croad
19025 Elizabeth Louisa Le Conte 1946 Croad
316 106 Ernest Frederick Walter Le Conte 1877 Croad
1226 Eugène François Le Conte 1885 Croad
12857 Eugenie Marie Louise Le Conte Destin 1923 Croad
9422 Francis Peter Le Conte 1912 Croad
6733 Francis Peter Le Conte 1859 Picot
16061 George Philip Le Conte 1935 Croad
449 16894 Gladys Louise Le Conte 1937 Croad
493,494 187 Hyacinthe Josephine Le Conte Mouillard 1895 Sinatt
7046 Jane Le Conte 1904 Croad
316 70 Jeanne Madelaine Le Conte Le Prunier 1875 Croad
21907 John Charles Le Conte 1957 Croad
10863 John Philip Le Conte 1917 Croad
3878 Joseph Louis Le Conte 1853 Picot
3776 Louis Joseph Le Conte 1853 Picot
518 Marie Rose Le Conte Eugène 1882 Croad
21470 Mary Ann Le Conte Dwyer 1956 Croad
20192 Mary Ann Jane Le Conte 1951 Croad
7447 Peter Le Conte 1905 Croad
2203 Pierre François Le Conte 1849 Picot
20098 Valentine Marie Le Conte Besnard 1950 Croad
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