Fox burial records 1820-1978

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Fox 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
17842 Ada Lilian Fox 1941 Croad
232a Amelia Esther Maud Fox Connor 1967 Le Quesne
14223 Ann Louisa Fox Le Sueur 1928 Croad
106b Annie Perree Fox Gillard 1950 Le Quesne
60a Arthur Joseph Fox 1965 Le Quesne
329&330 Beatrice Ethel Fox 16/10/1884 Sinatt
4287 Catherine Fox Lynch 1854 Picot
Colin Walter Fox 21/04/1947 Conery
224 Dorothy Nita Fox 1927 Sinatt
445 16876 Edward Fox 1937 Croad
2158 Edward George Fox 1888 Croad
403 16715 Edward Thomas Fox 1937 Croad
21224 Edwin Alfred Fox 1955 Croad
19577 Ellen Olivia Fox Brown 1948 Croad
117a Eric Charles Fox 1971 Pitcher
73a Ethel Fox née Howarth 1972 Pitcher and Le Quesne
Fanny Elizabeth Fox Collas 03/10/1940 Conery
48b Frederick George Fox 1963 Le Quesne
5100 George Fox 1897 Croad
461,462 George Richard Fox 1924 Sinatt
2140 Georgina Maria Fox 1888 Croad
320 Gladys Margaret Fox née Le Brocq 1974 Pitcher and Le Quesne
8226 Grace Edith Fox 1908 Croad
239a, 239b 101 Harold Arthur Fox 1900 Sinatt
5b Harry Gerald Fox 1954 Le Quesne
5719 Hedley Furzeland Fox 1899 Croad
338a Henry Charles Fox 1957 Le Quesne
4041 Hilda Louisa Fox 1894 Croad
16489 Irene Florence Fox Lucas 1936 Croad
4009 James Fox 1853 Picot
11582 Jane Fox Caldwell 1868 Picot
10904 John Joseph Fox 1867 Picot
186a John William Fox 1971 Le Quesne
400 Joseph Neville Fox 05/07/1852 Sinatt
14332 Joseph Thomas Fox 1928 Croad
21872 Julia Mary Fox Andow Hosking 1957 Croad
225b Lewis John Fox 1961 Le Quesne
14186 Louisa Fox Corley 1928 Croad
15443 Louisa Jane Fox Sooley 1932 Croad
321b Marie Elizabeth Fox 1944 Le Quesne
13800 Mary Fox Murphy 1874 Picot
2424 Mary Jane Fox 1850 Picot
4608 Phoebe Fox Bridle 1855 Picot
5835 Sarah Fox Furzeland 1900 Croad
392 Susan Ann Fox Hamon Noel 1881 Croad
13444 Thomas Fox 1873 Picot
94 and 95 Violet Maud Fox 1889 Sinatt
39 William Fox 1916 Sinatt
280 William Carter Fox 02/05/1859 Sinatt
226a William Charles Fox 1942 Le Quesne
13482 William Henry Fox 1926 Croad
492 17060 William Henry Fox 1938 Croad
20730 William Henry Fox 1953 Croad
196a, 196b William George Foxcroft 1953 Le Quesne
251,252 Sara Fox-Irwin Pratt 1920 Sinatt
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