Mitchell burial records 1820-1978

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Mitchell 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
74b Ada Jane Mitchell Crénan 1958 Le Quesne
18745 Alfred Ernest Mitchell 1944 Croad
17708 Amelia Mitchell Le Feuvre 1940 Croad
73A Annie Mitchell Kilburn 1974 Pitcher and Le Quesne
16005 Beatrice Jane Mitchell Harben Elliott 1934 Croad
1 Carlo Mitchell 1925 Sinatt
20159 Catherine Rutherford Mitchell 1950 Croad
183 Edward Thomas Mitchell 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
12998 Edward William Mitchell 1924 Croad
2073 Eliza Emma Mitchell 1849 Picot
6616 Fanny Mitchell 1859 Picot
279b Florence Desiree Mitchell 1972 Le Quesne
19437 Florence Millicent Mitchell Yeates 1947 Croad
204 75 Frances Augusta Mitchell Robinson Died in Guernsey 1915 Sinatt
282a Frank Smedley Mitchell 1964 Le Quesne
419 16773 Frederick Charles Mitchell 1937 Croad
5553 George Charles Frederick Mitchell Son of 5538 1857 Picot
117a George Walter Mitchell 1955 Le Quesne
1178 Gertrude Mitchell Minskip 1884 Croad
8054 Henrietta Anna Mitchell Nicolle 1907 Croad
112b Henry Cecil Mitchell 1963 Le Quesne
9700 Henry George Mitchell 1913 Croad
217b Isabel Mitchell Powell 1964 Le Quesne
2419 James Mitchell 1889 Croad
10169 James Mitchell 1866 Picot
78b James Dietrich Mitchell 1963 Le Quesne
215a Kate Hannah Mitchell Le Sauteur 1959 Le Quesne
11265 Margaret Hannah Mitchell Major 1918 Croad
11913 Mary Ann Mitchell Dutot 1920 Croad
5538 Mary Elizabeth Mitchell Hoare 1857 Picot
49b Olive Alice Mitchell Cornec Died in the UK 1963 Le Quesne
6320 Philip Mitchell 1901 Croad
Robt Mitchell 25/06/1829 Sinatt
121 Silas Mitchell 25/06/1849 Sinatt
6886 Sophia Mitchell Wood 1860 Picot
4542 Stephen George Mitchell 1855 Picot
6727 Twin Female Infants Mitchell Stillborn twin daughters of Francis William and Mary Lawrence 1859 Picot
6762 Unnamed child Mitchell Stillborn child of Michael and Mary Carroll 1859 Picot
22542 Violet Maud Mitchell 1960 Croad
236 Walter Edward Mitchell 1937 Sinatt
20426 William Edward Mitchell 1952 Croad
103a William Frederick Mitchell 1966 Le Quesne
5507 Winifred Mary Mitchell 1899 Croad
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