This page lists all new pages added to the site since 1 January 2020, and from time to time also contains important messages about changes to site pages. The volume of new material added to the site has not been as great as in recent years, mainly because much of the editorial team's time has been devoted to checking, correcting and updating existing content, particularly the Family pages. Restrictions imposed because of the Covid pandemic have also limited access to sources of new material in Jersey and, even though some of these restrictions have been lifted, our editors are still being encouraged to limit their visits to those libraries and other sources of infomation which are now open.
Apologies to anybody who may have our What was new page bookmarked, but we have decided to delete it because changes over the past ten years have resulted in a significant number of broken links to pages now deleted, and the page also linked to old baptism and other family record listings which have not been deleted but are no longer an active part of the site.
1 January 2020
- The Le Quesnes of Burrard Street, and the businesses which they founded
- Sir Martin Le Quesne, and a biography of one of their most distinguished descendants
3 January 2020
- Bill Reynolds, man of speed A 96-year-old with a love of fast cars, as featured in a Channel Television programme
- 1802 Militia officers: the earliest list of Militia officers we have found
- Private schools - 1884 Jersey's private schools reviewed in a book of British Isles schools edited by a Jerseyman
- The financial crisis of 1773 and 1886 and its impact on the island
Although important additions to the website will still be added here, we recommend that you follow our Facebook Group for announcements about Pictures of the Week, new compilations of news from newspapers of the past, and other updates
Jerripedia celebrated its tenth birthday with a picture of the decade, selected from the many thousands added over the years
- Alfred Laurent, a 1987 article on Jersey's last basket maker
- John Farley, market trader and politician
- George Royston Jackson: Imprisoned for bigamy in 1919
- Killurin: A coaster wrecked off Jersey's south coast in 1950
- Metropolis: Steamship wrecked behind Elizabeth Castle in 1861
- The de Carterets of St Ouen's Manor: A family history containing some controversial views about how they started out in Jersey
- Battle of Flowers programmes: A new page devoted to a growing collection of programmes, some already included and some new to the site
- More Occupation memories
- Descendants of Pierre Mathurin Gorin - a new tree which establishes the previously-suspected link between the Gorin family in Jersey and Ploeuc-sur-Lie in Brittany
- Descendants of Edouard Queree - 3: This tree of a family originating in St John has been extended from 46 lines to over 190, with a considerable amount of detail added.
- The sad story of Mary Ann Queree, a tale of a failed suicide attempt at the end of the 19th century
We have started a further review of our family pages, adding burial records to those not yet including them, rechecking linked family trees, updating links to our database of church records, and generally tidying the pages and checking their content. This work has been completed for all family names beginning with A and we are continuing to work our way down the alphabet. Clearly this review will take months to complete and we will not be listing individual families as they are completed, but will include progress reports on this page as time permits.
- Bertaut: Our review of family pages and associated trees continues to make progess. A set of seven new trees for the Bertaut family has been added, effectively replacing the trees which have been on the site since 2013
- Descendants of Francois Cavey: The first tree for this family
- Du Val: Our review of family pages and their trees has now reached the end of those beginning with D and resulted in a thorough reappraisal of the Duval/Du Val trees, the addition of considerable extra details, and the creation of a new tree showing early generations of the family in St Peter ...
- Descendants of Philippe Duval
- Esnouf: Our review of family pages and their trees has now reached those beginning with E and resulted in a thorough reappraisal of the Esnouf trees, the addition of considerable extra details, and the creation of two new trees
- Descendants of Lorans Esnouf
- Descendants of Elie Esnouf
- Wellington Hotel, a history of one of St Helier's oldest public houses
- Family pages: Our review of family pages and their associated trees has completed names beginning A-K
- Descendants of Jacques Le Grand: A new tree added during a major review of this family's records
- Jersey in the 1860s: Photographs from a French album which came to light recently
- Descendants of Pierre Le Pavoux
- Descendants of Ostes Le Moignan
- Descendants of Edouard Le Moignan
- Descendants of Jean Le Plongeon
- Family pages: Our review of family pages and their associated trees has now reached families beginning with Q ....
- Family pages: Our review of family pages, which has been under way for many weeks, is now complete. All of the 1,236 pages now have direct links to searches in our database for baptisms/births, marriages and burials. In addition there is a link to lists of undertakers' burial records for the majority of families. During this review we have also revised, corrected and extended many of our family trees, now numbering 3,329. Further information will, of course, be added to family pages as it becomes available. We also have a list of family trees, which require attention and were not tackled in this latest review. That work will continue as time permits.
- Descendants of Michel Roussel, a first tree for this Jersey branch of the family
- Descendants of Michael O'Brien
- Descendants of Edward O'Brien
Profiles of five St Mary properties
St Martin property profiles
- Le Catillon
- La Franchise
- L'Abri Farm
- Anneville Farm
- Bandinel Farm and a major update of the associated family tree Descendants of Dean Bandinel
A major review of site content is under way, particularly the Guernsey section and main menu pages. These menus are being shortened to make them more tablet-friendly and links previously contained in them have been migrated to the left column, so that they appear whichever page is opened.
- Misson postcard: Research into the recipient of a postcard from Newfoundland in 1903 suggests that her mother was married at 14
The first of our new-style property profiles
More extensively researched house profiles
- Augres Farm: Trinity
- Badier Farm: St Lawrence
- Alphington House, Grands Vaux
- Alphington House, Five Oaks
- Ashley Court, St John ...
- Descendants of Jean Neel ... and a new tree for a family which owned Ashley Court in the 19th century
- Alfred Campbell, tour guide: a popular 19th century guide
- Descendants of James Campbell: and his family tree
- Descendants of Philippe Le Boutillier - 2: A new tree of St Ouen Le Boutilliers ...
- Descendants of Aaron Le Boutillier: ... and another St Ouen tree enlarged
- Descendants of Edemons Noel, a substantial new branch added to this tree
- Descendants of Jean Arthur - 3: St Ouen branch
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