Hall/Halls burial records 1820-1978

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Hall/Halls 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
322 Albert Hall 1977 Pitcher and Le Quesne
4218 Alfred Winter Hall 1894 Croad
318 Amelia Hall McNamara 1931 Sinatt
407 Annie Elizabeth Hall Grimshaw 1935 Sinatt
20533 Arthur Hall 1952 Croad
19131 Arthur Newman Hall 1946 Croad
7628 Arthur Robinson Kay Hall 1906 Croad
112a Catherine Hall 1970 Le Quesne
4282 Clement Hall 1854 Picot
6830 Clement Hall 1859 Picot
20807 Cora Amelia Hall Bartlett 1953 Croad
18351 Doreen Elise Hall Averty 1943 Croad
165a Douglas Kerr Hall 1963 Le Quesne
112a Edith Annie Hall 1961 Le Quesne
132A Edward John Hall 1940 Sinatt
170 Edwin Frederick Hall 1955 Pitcher
104a Eileen Elizabeth Norah Hall Blair 1970 Le Quesne
5245 Elizabeth Hall Richards 1856 Picot
7453 Elizabeth Mary Hall Orchard Mundon 1905 Croad
269b Elsie Frances Jannie Hall 1968 Le Quesne
76 Elsie Louisa Hall 1972 Pitcher and Le Quesne
Emily Maud Hall 16/01/1948 Conery
259 46 Emma Elizabeth Hall 1869 Sinatt
16242 Ernest Hall 1935 Croad
340 Ernest James Hall 1978 Pitcher and Le Quesne
4237 Eva Henrietta Hall 1895 Croad
22444 Fanny Blanche Hall Balsdon 1960 Croad
361 21 Felicia Mabel Hall 1871 Sinatt
217b Florence Jane Hall Le Gros 1959 Le Quesne
4057 Frances Hall Strothard 1854 Picot
5657 Frances Hall 1857 Picot
412 138 George Hall 1871 Sinatt
10970 George Hall 1917 Croad
69a George Alexander Hall 1958 Le Quesne
6156 George Thomas Hall 1858 Picot
145b Infant Hall 1970 Le Quesne
2695 Jane Susanne Hall 1850 Picot
19980 Janet Sexey Hall 1949 Croad
13567 John Hall 1874 Picot
11429 John Thomas Hall 1868 Picot
135a John William Hall 1971 Pitcher
160 7 Joseph Henry Hall 1915 Sinatt
6174 Julia Ann Hall 1858 Picot
223b Laura Emma Hall Malherbe 1971 Le Quesne
53b Lily Hall Schlapok 1946 Le Quesne
3010 Male infant Hall Stillborn son of Stephen and Sarah Denas 1851 Picot
61 Mary Hall Doughty 1/5/1855 Sinatt
283b Mary Ann Eleanor Hall Warren 1954 Le Quesne
16321 Mary Jane Hall Simpson 1936 Croad
396 Mrs Maria Hall 14/06/1852 Sinatt
20888 Percy Newman Hall 1953 Croad
7712 Roger Hall 1861 Picot
555 - 556 127 Rosa Frances Ann Hall 23/8/1878 Sinatt
51 73 Rosalind Gertrude Hall 1910 Sinatt
16536 Rose Hall Phillips 1936 Croad
12437 Sarah Hall Dennis 1870 Picot
2051 Sophia Hall Wickes 1887 Croad
131 40 Sydney Frederick Hall 1905 Sinatt
3422 Thomas Hall 1852 Picot
3772 Thomas Hall 1853 Picot
656 Violet Hall 1882 Croad
17559 Walter Hall 1939 Croad
178 62 William Hall 07/04/1875 Sinatt
1941 William Hall 1887 Croad
85a William Hall 1972 Pitcher and Le Quesne
2149 William Hall 1849 Picot
68 William Alfred Hall 1961 Pitcher
158 80 William Honnywill Hall 1905 Sinatt
227,228 141 Winnefred May Hall Dauvin 1894 Sinatt
3402 Henry James Hall 1852 Picot
271 Miss Hall 10/02/1859 Sinatt
3344 Walter Warren Hall 1892 Croad
20514 Annie Halls Skeats 1952 Croad
22083 George Halls 1958 Croad
76a Maud Evelyn Halls Houillebecq 1966 Le Quesne
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