St Andrews, Guernsey

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Introduction

The parish of St Andrew, which is situated towards the southern part of the island, is the only parish in the island that is not at any part bounded by the sea; on the east, it is bounded by St Saviour’s parish; on the west, by the town of St Peter Port; on the north, by the Vale and St Sampsons; and on the south, by St Martins and the Forest parishes. It contains 2,680 vergées of land, and a population of 1,127 inhabitants, census of 1871. The parish is divided into La Grande Vingtaine and La Petite Vingtaine. There are several fiefs within the boundaries; that of Maux Marquis contains 285 vergées. The franc fief of St Helene, containing 224 vergées. The Fief des Rohais, containing 208 vergées. The Fief de la Haule, 58 vergées, and the Fief Eperons. Hill’s Historical Directory of the Channel Islands (1874)

Churches

Church of England

Methodist

  • Rohais Methodist Church

Schools

Secondary Schools

  • Guernsey Grammar School, Les Varendes
  • Blanchelande College for Girls, Les Vauxbelets

Primary Schools

  • St Andrews Primary School, Rue De La Boullerie

Government

  • Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Le Vauquiedor
  • States of Guernsey Dairy, Bailiff’s Cross

Leisure & Entertainment

Subdivisions

  • Bailiff’s Cross
  • Ville au Roi

Old houses

  • Les Poidevins
  • Les Mauxmarais
  • Les Eperons
  • La Brigade
  • Les Grands Courtils (St Andrews)
  • Le Vauquiédor
  • Havilland Hall

Fiefs

  • Fief au Fay
  • Fief de la Haule
  • Fief de la Rue Frairie
  • Fief de l'Abbesse de la Trinité, Caen
  • Fief de l'Evêque de Coutances
  • Fief de St Hélène
  • Fief des Burons
  • Fief des Eperons
  • Fief des Mauxmarquis
  • Fief des Rohais
  • Fief Le Roi

Coastline

St Andrews is the only parish without a coastline

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