Robinson burial records 1820-1978

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Robinson 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
9245 Adolphus Robinson Infant 1864 Picot
12652 Albert Robinson 1871 Picot
14132 Albert Robinson 1876 Picot
20871 Alexander Cameron Robinson 1953 Croad
6036 Ann Robinson Jeune 1858 Picot
59,60 4 Augustus Robinson 1894 Sinatt
130 Benjamin Robinson 19/06/1856 Sinatt
335 95 Catherine Robinson 1870 Sinatt
216 Charles Cowling Robinson 20/06/1850 Sinatt
15186 Charles S Hill Robinson 1932 Croad
7438 Charlotte Sophia Robinson Renouf Hicks 1861 Picot
37 Christina Eleanor Robinson Grant Dame 1916 Sinatt
146 135 Clarence Robinson 1914 Sinatt
82a Daniel Robinson 1958 Le Quesne
344 David Thomas Robinson 1931 Sinatt
238 Dora Robinson Chancellor 12/07/1858 Sinatt
8846 Doris Ada Robinson 1910 Croad
428a Douglas Ernest Robinson 1974 Pitcher and Le Quesne
290 Edith Robinson Lineham 1946 Pitcher
4033 Edward Robinson 1854 Picot
152a Edward Ernest Robinson 1953 Le Quesne
500 76 Edwin Charles Robinson 1876 Croad
173a,173b 172 Elizabeth Hauston Robinson Russell 1881 Sinatt
499 74 Ellen Robinson 1870 Croad
8477 Ellen Robinson Kilvinton 1909 Croad
13134 Emma Robinson Smith 1872 Picot
295a Emmeline Robinson Groizard 1957 Le Quesne
495,496 Ernest William Robinson 1924 Sinatt
298b Ethel Maud Robinson Holden 1954 Le Quesne
212 Florence Mary Robinson Balston 1912 Sinatt
19953 Francis Lubbock Robinson 1949 Croad
330a Fred Robinson 1962 Le Quesne
33b Frederick William Robinson 1969 Le Quesne
4697 George Robinson 1896 Croad
9726 Henrietta Robinson 1865 Picot
21309 Henry Kendall Robinson 1955 Croad
379 Infant Robinson 1932 Sinatt
59 Isaac Robinson 27/09/1848 Sinatt
128a,128b 69 Isaac Byrne Robinson 1881 Sinatt
58 Ivy Russell Robinson Trott 1974 Pitcher and Le Quesne
46a,46b 73 James Robinson 1880 Sinatt
3446 James Robinson 1852 Picot
11731 James Robinson 1868 Picot
8960 Jane Robinson Carrel 1911 Croad
3640 Jane Mary Robinson Beaugie 1852 Picot
468 Jeanne Robinson Le Masurier 1847 Picot
142 Johanna Robinson newly married 13/09/1849 Sinatt
41&42 John Robinson 08/06/1891 Sinatt
126 John Robinson 1936 Sinatt
12651 John Robinson 1922 Croad
10111 John Robinson 1915 Croad
John George Robinson 04/04/1825 Sinatt
276 John George Robinson 1880 Croad
10638 John George Robinson 1866 Picot
385 16674 Joseph Robinson 1937 Croad
12804 Julia Mary Ann Robinson 1871 Picot
243,244 Katherine Malvina Robinson Brightman 1923 Sinatt
180A Lilian Mary Robinson Balston 1975 Pitcher and Le Quesne
105 2 Louisa Robinson 1905 Sinatt
13545 Louisa Jane Robinson Hansford 1926 Croad
82 Lumley Robinson 1939 Sinatt
260 Lydia Robinson née Helleur 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
11456 Male infant Robinson Stillborn son of John George Robinson and Ellen Kilvinton 1868 Picot
69a Margaret Ellen Robinson 1952 Pitcher
153,154 Margaret Thomasina Robinson Anglin 1920 Sinatt
261 32 Mary Robinson 20/03/1876 Sinatt
229a, 229b 87 Mary Robinson Soeur Jean Marie (a nun) 1900 Sinatt
13240 Mary Adelina Robinson Burke 1925 Croad
11811 Mary Jane Robinson 1868 Picot
471 Matthew Gale Robinson 1949 Pitcher
260b Nellie Bridget Robinson 1959 Le Quesne
500 141 Pierson Robinson 1875 Croad
587&588 Sarah Robinson Bayman 03/12/1885 Sinatt
2013 Thomas John Robinson 1887 Croad
8161 Thomas William Robinson 1908 Croad
297 Wanda Robinson Mrowczynska 1946 Pitcher
534 William Robinson 09/12/1863 Sinatt
326 William Charles Robinson 1974 Pitcher and Le Quesne
9191 William Lewis Robinson 1911 Croad
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