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What's Your Street's Occupation Story?

Jersey Archive

Event Overview

On 9 May 1945 Jersey was liberated after 5 years of German Occupation. On this 75th anniversary find out some of the stories of those who lived in the Island through this difficult period and the stories of their communities in a series of free talks at the Jersey Archive.

Talk starts at 10am but the Jersey Archive is open from 9am to 1pm.


Saturday 18 January - Stories from Records Opened on 1 January 2020  including a Political Prisoner’s Register from the Occupation.

 

Saturday 15 February - Occupation Treasures

 

Saturday 21 March - What's Your Street's Occupation Story? - Westmount.  This talk is part of the Jersey Family History Festival

 

Saturday 18 April - What's Your Street's Occupation Story? - Beaumont.

 

Saturday 16 May -  What's Your Street's Occupation Story? - The Weighbridge.  With guest talk from Mark Lamerton at 11am

 

Saturday 20 June - What's Your Street's Occupation Story? - Stopford Road

 

Saturday 18 July -  What's Your Street's Occupation Story? - 20th  Anniversary of Jersey Archive with talks and tours of the new  strongrooms

 

Saturday 15 August - What's Your Street's Occupation Story? - Five Oaks and Langley Avenue

 

Saturday 19 September - What's Your Street's Occupation Story? - Portelet and Noirmont with guest talk from Paul Burnal at 11am

 

Saturday 17 October - What's Your Street's Occupation Story? - Havre des Pas

 

Saturday 21 November - What's Your Street's Occupation Story? - Mont Millais

 

Saturday 19 December - What's Your Street's Occupation Story? - Occupation: In Their Own Words

 

Please  reserve your seat in advance as these talks are always fully booked.  

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