Hutchings burial records 1820-1978

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Hutchings 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
3211 Abraham Hutchings 1891 Croad
6400 Alfred Hutchings Infant 1859 Picot
Alfred Edward Hutchings 22/01/1947 Conery
20183 Alfred Renouf Hutchings 1951 Croad
271b Amy Mabel Hutchings Hake 1962 Le Quesne
4560 Ann Amelia Hutchings 1896 Croad
2952 Arabella Hutchings Bell 1890 Croad
4090 Charles Hutchings 1854 Picot
528 Charles Henry Hutchings 1882 Croad
483,484 Clarence Alfred Hutchings 1922 Sinatt
268 52 Dianah Hutchings 1867 Croad
5509 Elizabeth Hutchings 1857 Picot
2b Elsie Maud Hutchings Starck 1962 Le Quesne
7546 Elsie May Hutchings 1906 Croad
7559 Emma Hutchings 1906 Croad
79b Ernest Sydney Hutchings 1966 Le Quesne
427 Eva Joyce Hutchings Le Brocq 1978 Pitcher and Le Quesne
2159 Florence Jane Hutchings 1888 Croad
206a Florence May Hutchings Osment 1967 Le Quesne
1672 Frederick Ernest Hutchings 1886 Croad
4386 George Hutchings 1895 Croad
19799 George James Hutchings 1949 Croad
58 George John Hutchings 1916 Sinatt
216 George Philip Hutchings 1930 Sinatt
10800 George William Hutchings 1917 Croad
9083 George William Amos Hutchings 1911 Croad
418 Harold Charles Hutchings 1935 Sinatt
4294 Hephzibah Hutchings 1895 Croad
302 Herbert Edwin Hutchings 1937 Sinatt
141a Hilda Mary Hutchings 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
505 Infant Hutchings Buried as stillborn - but lived 3 or 4 days 30/01/1853 Sinatt
45 41 James Hutchings 14/04/1873 Sinatt
195 Jessie Hutchings Carter 1964 Pitcher
4751 John Hutchings 1896 Croad
156 Joseph Hutchings 1917 Sinatt
18998 Lavinia Emma Hutchings 1945 Croad
202 Leonard Robert Hutchings 1930 Sinatt
336 Lilian Mary Hutchings Ahier 1931 Sinatt
226a Lizzie Mary Hutchings née Marais 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
146b Marguerite Clementine Delphine Hutchings Le Breuilly 1966 Le Quesne
Mark Phil Hutchings 23/01/1950 Conery
36 2 Mary Hutchings 1865 Sinatt
99,100 40 Mary Hutchings Dingle Hoskyn 1894 Sinatt
10655 Mary Hutchings Jeffrey 1866 Picot
251 Mary Jane Hutchings le Quesne 1913 Sinatt
386 Mary Jane Hutchings Dowding 1932 Sinatt
120 Mavis Rhona Hutchings 1911 Sinatt
18402 Melbourne Hutchings 1943 Croad
189 Millicent Mary Hutchings 1912 Sinatt
22 Mrs Hutchings 7/11/1854 Sinatt
36 Phyllis Marie Hutchings 1913 Sinatt
391 Samuel Edgar Hutchings 1932 Sinatt
14960 Sarah Ann Hutchings Egland 1931 Croad
13493 Stephen Roy Hutchings 1926 Croad
18169 Thomas Hutchings 1942 Croad
283a William Egland Hutchings 1962 Le Quesne
31 William Francis George Hutchings 1928 Sinatt
139 William Joseph Hutchings 1926 Sinatt
427,428 Winifred Jessie Hutchings 1924 Sinatt
189&190 Agnes Hutchins Prout 26/01/1892 Sinatt
168a, 168b Dora Elizabeth Hutchins Tanner 1951 Le Quesne
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