Useful websites

On this page are websites that you may find useful in your own research of your Channel Island family history connections:

GUERNSEY

www.thisisguernsey.com

This site has a really useful forum where people are trying to search particular family names.

 

JERSEY

www.boleat.com/family

A website about the family name Boleat and it’s  genealogy. It also includes some very interesting papers on french immigration to Jersey around the turn of the century 1900. 

www.islandlife.org/ 

This is a community website serving the Channel Islands that also has a genealogy page for each of the islands. Click here for the Jersey page.

jaynesjersey.com 

A useful website on various aspects of Jersey including: A timeline of Jersey history.

jerseyfamilyhistory.co.uk

A very useful site if you are trying to find out more about the photographer behind the photo of your ancestor.

www.jerseyheritage.org/

Click on Jersey Heritage Catalogue to get to the records section. If you are searching for people or places in particular click on Archives. This has been an invaluable site and I have discovered where my ancestors lived, who with, their birth dates and much more!

www.jerseymilitia.co.uk/

www.societe-jersiaise.org/

A very useful site which has a photographic archive, the latest news about what the ‘societe’ has been up to, dates for monthly meetings and much more.

The Kent Family In Jersey – Rob Kents family history of the Kents that came from Portsmouth to Jersey, accompanied with some great photos.

http://members.societe-jersiaise.org/geraint/jerriais.html

Go to the link above if you are interested in learning about the language ‘Jerriaises’ and practice a few phrases!

 

FRANCE

Archives Department of the Cotes D’Amor

 

GENERAL & AROUND THE WORLD

blogs.ancestry.com

This link has a great page on tips to starting your family history research called: 7 great lessons from ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’


Cyndi’s List  – of Genealogy sites on the internet

 

AUSTRALIA

ancestry.com.au

Convicts to Australia


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