Dorey burial records 1820-1978

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Dorey 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
8375 Adelina Beatrice Dorey 1909 Croad
197a Alan Hill Dorey 1956 Le Quesne
447 - 448 122 Alfred William Dorey 21/12/1877 Sinatt
329 Alice Dorey 1931 Sinatt
3947 Amaleck Albert Dorey 1893 Croad
499 - 500 60 Ann Dorey Le Gros 18/4/1878 Sinatt
164 111 Ann Dorey 1873 Croad
66a Ann Dorey Le Gros 1950 Le Quesne
163 18 Anne Dorey Martin 1867 Croad
212A Arthur Dorey 1975 Pitcher and Le Quesne
11579 Athaliah Jane Dorey 1868 Picot
9391 Blanche Victoria Dorey 1912 Croad
10085 Charles Francis Dorey 1914 Croad
1265 Charles Philip Dorey 1885 Croad
13950 Edith Dorey 1875 Picot
21740 Edith Violet Dorey Hooper 1957 Croad
5479 Eleanor Dorey Amy 1899 Croad
145b Elise Dorey Amy 1935 Le Quesne
145b Elise Dorey Amy 1935 Le Quesne
13645 Elise May Dorey 1926 Croad
35 17 Eliza Ann Dorey Gaudin 11/02/1873 Sinatt
150b Eliza Susanna Dorey 1963 Le Quesne
17840 Elize Dorey 1941 Croad
82a Esther Dorey Robinson 1927 Le Quesne
17843 Esther Jane Dorey 1941 Croad
11386 Evelyne Dorey 1868 Picot
8809 Fanny Jane Dorey Blampied 1910 Croad
1313 Francis Dorey 1885 Croad
152a Francis Helier Dorey 1929 Le Quesne
7491 François Dorey 1861 Picot
4734 George Dorey 1896 Croad
12063 George Dorey 1920 Croad
21506 Gertrude Emily Dorey Giffard 1956 Croad
11604 Harriet Elizabeth Dorey 1919 Croad
13855 Helen Dorey 1927 Croad
6480 Henrietta Hue Dorey 1902 Croad
123a Herbert Dorey 1918 Le Quesne
10508 Isabella Jessie Dorey Mackenzie 1916 Croad
2959 Jane Dorey Le Brun 1890 Croad
10161 Jane Dorey Le Brocq 1915 Croad
73a Jane Elise Dorey Benest 1926 Le Quesne
6774 Jane Elizabeth Dorey 1859 Picot
254b Jane Elizabeth Dorey 1962 Le Quesne
163 91 Jean Dorey 1872 Croad
164 5 Jean Dorey 1873 Croad
2233 Jean Dorey 1849 Picot
6718 John Dorey 1903 Croad
7069 John Dorey 1904 Croad
10985 John Dorey 1917 Croad
16179 John Dorey 1935 Croad
5510 John Dorey 1857 Picot
37b John Dorey 1937 Le Quesne
101b John Amy Dorey 1970 Le Quesne
19489 John Francis Dorey 1948 Croad
9944 John George Dorey 1914 Croad
75 Josué Emile Dorey 1974 Pitcher and Le Quesne
7429 Kate Dorey 1905 Croad
245b Kathleen Mary Dorey 1923 Le Quesne
124a Lilian Mary Dorey née Baudains 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
289 Lilian May Dorey Mallet 1977 Pitcher and Le Quesne
185 Margaret Louise Dorey 1940 Sinatt
2581 Marie Dorey 1850 Picot
15101 Marie Hue Dorey Le Mottée 1931 Croad
7586 Martha Jane Dorey 1861 Picot
Martin Dorey 06/08/1946 Conery
265 37 Mary Dorey 05/04/1876 Sinatt
8366 Mary Ann Dorey 1909 Croad
12492 Mary Ann Dorey 1922 Croad
484 17027 Mary Ann Dorey Mauger 1938 Croad
17272 Mary Augusta Dorey 1939 Croad
264 61 Minnie Evelyn Dorey infant. no number 60 1869 Sinatt
7668 Oswald Grestock Dorey 1906 Croad
423 25 Philip Dorey 1872 Sinatt
19 1 Philip Dorey 1904 Sinatt
14662 Philip Dorey 1929 Croad
273,274 Philip Charles Dorey 1923 Sinatt
5671 Philip Winter Thomas Dorey 1857 Picot
3555 Philippe Dorey George Dorey 1852 Picot
2491 Priscilla Dorey 1850 Picot
12a Rita Dorey Duquemain 1949 Le Quesne
3864 Selina Dorey Gollicker 1853 Picot
501 Susan Dorey 05/05/1863 Sinatt
641 Susan Elizabeth Dorey Payn 1882 Croad
243b Susan Lucy Dorey 1923 Le Quesne
21612 Susan Payn Dorey 1956 Croad
55 Thomas Dorey 1913 Sinatt
89 15510 Thomas Dorey 1933 Croad
13359 Thomas Dorey 1873 Picot
13148 Thomas Eustace Ethelwolf Dorey 1872 Picot
309a Thomas Henry Dorey 1968 Le Quesne
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