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This page lists all new pages added to the site since 1 January 2017, and from time to time also contains important messages about changes to site pages.

Links to content added to the site in earlier years can be found on our 'What was new?' page, which retains the complete sequence of additions to the site back to July 2010.

You should also visit our 'What’s coming?' page from time to time to discover the additions which are planned for the site over the coming weeks and month.

  • What was new – a link to a list of articles added to the site from August 2010 to the end of 2016
  • What’s coming? – a foretaste of new articles and family records coming soon

1 January 2017

3 January

4 January

5 January

6 January

  • Comete, paddle steamer operating between Jersey and France in the 1850s and '60s

7 January

9 January

  • Descendants of Clement Le Feuvre - 2
  • Were your ancestors in business in St Helier in the 19th century? What sorts of businesses were they involved in? They probably advertised in one of the newspapers and almanacs published at the time. We have copied hundreds of these advertisements over the past few weeks and added them to the appropriate family pages, and also to the pages containing histories of the streets in which the businesses were situated. We have expanded many of the histories of shop premises in King Street, as well as adding new articles with histories of Queen Street and Broad Street, with information on who lived in the streets and had businesses there. These articles all contain links to many family trees, helping you to discover whether the people mentioned were your ancestors

12 January

  • Descendants of Noe Le Sueur - 3
  • We have today completed our periodic review of suggestions added to records in our database and updated records accordingly. Thank you to all who have left suggestions concerning corrections or additional information. Regrettably we cannot contact each of you individually but your contributions to the accuracy of our records are much appreciated. Some of our Jerripedia A-Z indexes of baptisms, marriages and burials are out of synch with the database, but a major update is planned for the indexes later in the year. Please always check information in the indexes against the database, because its records are always the first to be amended

13 January

15 January

  • Picture of the week, how a small 100-year-old hotel has changed over the years
  • Aviation pictures - A new airport, our gallery of pictures of Jersey's new airport in the 1930s, from the planning stages in 1933 to full operational status in 1937. The gallery has been reorganised and some extra images added

16 January

23 January

30 January

5 February

12 February

19 February

26 February

5 March


New family records


12 March

  • Picture of the week, Wolf Cave, a former tourist attraction which can no longer be approached from the land side

18 March

  • The process of renewing all Family records indexes and adding 110,000 new records is now complete

19 March

26 March

27 March

31 March

  • Miscellaneous gravestone images Several hundred images of gravestone inscriptions in Jersey have been added to the page of miscellaneous images and we are in the process of adding more to individual family pages

10 April

  • Picture of the week, an ancient jetty in St Brelade's Bay, photographed in the first decade of the 20th century

17 April

18 April

Two new family trees

23 April

New family trees

24 April

New family trees

25 April

  • Miscellaneous gravestone images, more St Lawrence gravestones added to our page of miscellaneous families. Other inscriptions are progressively being added to our 1,000-plus family pages

Two new Le Gros trees, both of which lead to Canada


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