VI. Channel Islands
The British Isles Family History Society -U.S.A. maintains a large research collection at the Los Angeles Regional Family History Center. This section is a guide to the Channel Islands portion of that collection, however many of the materials listed are available from the Family History Library through Family History Centers worldwide.
The resources listed in the "Channel Islands" section are to be used in addition to the resources in the "General British Isles" section.
Lewis, Samuel. A Topographical Dictionary of England (4 vols.) is an excellent gazetteer that gives locations and descriptions of places in England, the Channel Islands, and Isle of Man. Published in 1831, book number 914.2 L588. This Gazetteer is also available on microfilm #413,519 - 413,522 for other Family History Centers.
Phillips Handy Atlas of the Counties of England includes maps of the Channel Islands. FHL film #1,440,961.
Census returns for the Channel Islands are available on the following microforms:
|YEAR||CENSUS PLACE||FILM/FICHE NUMBER|
|1841||Isle of Guernsey, Andrew Parish - St. Peter Parish||464351|
|1841||Isle of Guernsey, St. Peter Parish - Vale Parish; Adjacent Islands||464352|
|1841||Isle of Jersey, St. Brelade Parish - St. Helier Parish||464353|
|1841||Isle of Jersey, St. John Parish - Trinity Parish||464354|
|1851||Isle of Jersey: St. Helier||105976|
|1851||Isle of Jersey: St. Helier (continued)||105977|
|1851||Isle of Jersey: St. Saviour, St. Clement, Grouville, St. Martin, Trinity, St. John||105978|
|1851||Isle of Jersey: St. Mary, St. Ouen, St. Peter, St. Brelade, St. Laurens||105979|
|1851||Isle of Guernsey, Adjacent Islands: St. Peter||105980|
|1851||Isle of Guernsey, Adjacent Islands: St. Sampson, Vale, St. Andrew, St. Martin, Catel or St. Mary de Castro, St. Saviour, St. Pierre-du-Bois, Forest, Torteval, Alderney, Herm & Jethou, Sark||105981|
|1861||See Register of Places on fiche #6024509||543275 -543279|
|1871||See Register of Places on fiche #6024509||895827 -895839|
|1881||See Register of Places on fiche #6024509||1342348 - 1342353|
|1891||See Register of Places on fiche #6024509||6099803 - 6099817|
The BIFHS–USA Guide to British Isles Research has been compiled and annotated by Linda Jonas.
Copyright © 1998-2002 Linda Jonas. All rights reserved.
Last edit: Friday, 04-May-2007 08:37:56 MDT