Adams burial records 1820-1978

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Adams 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
5119 Carolin Constant Adam see also 5093 1856 Picot

169a

Dorothea Adam 1947 Le Quesne
5093 Edmond Emile Adam see also 5119 1856 Picot
21712 Emile Nerac Adam 1957 Croad

102a,102b

8 James Adam 1881 Sinatt
18999 Josephine Adam née Douarec 1945 Croad

155a

Marie Sainte Adam Bourdois Bannier 1947 Le Quesne
17430 Paul Adam 1939 Croad
20724 Walter Joseph Adam 1953 Croad

257a, 257b

129 Albert Thomas Adams 1900 Sinatt
14112 Alexander Adams 1928 Croad
Arthur Adams 03/02/1954 Conery
10561 Catherine Adams Lyster 1866 Picot

15a

Charles Edwin Adams 1954 Le Quesne
7579 Charles John Adams 1861 Picot

326

Charlotte Adams 05/03/1860 Sinatt
22071 Edith Millicent Adams née Smith 1958 Croad

151,152

Edmund Tapley Adams 1923 Sinatt

177&178

Elizabeth Adams Huntine 16/01/1892 Sinatt

79

119 Elizabeth Ellen Adams Drummond 1907 Sinatt

129

115 Florance Adams 1866 Sinatt

265,266

Florence Annie Adams Eveleigh 1920 Sinatt

455

Frederick Adams 1938 Sinatt

324A

Frederick Walter Adams 1976 Pitcher and Le Quesne
6518 George Adams 1902 Croad
3232 Harriet Adams Chant 1852 Picot

13a

Infant Adams 1951 Le Quesne

260a

James Adams 1965 Pitcher

486

James William Adams 1978 Pitcher and Le Quesne
12052 Jane Adams Toussaint 1869 Picot

197

63 Jane Adams Vibert Hobbs 1915 Sinatt
6406 John Adams 1859 Picot

246a, 246b

John Adams 1913 Sinatt

15

54 John Edward Adams 1877 Croad
6771 John Edward Adams 1859 Picot
17704 John James Adams 1940 Croad
19821 John Le Clercq Adams 1949 Croad
5742 Joseph Francis Adams 1857 Picot
22190 Lena Mary Adams née Plevin 1959 Croad

339

Lilian Laura Adams 1977 Pitcher and Le Quesne

42a

Malcolm Adams 1950 Le Quesne
11595 Male infant Adams Stillborn son of William and Sophie White 1868 Picot
6558 Maria Adams 1859 Picot
Marie Victoria Adams Rebel 30/10/1954 Conery
Mrs Adams 08/04/1828 Sinnatt
Mrs Adams 08/04/1828 Sinatt
2252 Nicholas Adams 1888 Croad

264a

Percy Lancelot Adams 1968 Le Quesne

237a, 237b

70 Rachel Susan Adams Fielding 1906 Sinatt

274a

Rosie Jane Adams Higgins 1962 Le Quesne
1247 Sophia Lear Adams née Lotherington 1885 Croad

91a

Stanley Horace Adams 1966 Le Quesne

130

119 Thomas William Adams 1866 Sinatt
1256 William Adams 1885 Croad
15564 Yvonne Marie Adams née Buon 1933 Croad
13515 Agnes Adamson 1873 Picot

24

93 Albina Adamson Lawrence 1864 Sinatt

305

Catherine Adamson Reed 1931 Sinatt
1027 George Adamson 1884 Croad

13b

Mae Sarah Adamson Baird Smith 1962 Le Quesne

166

William Adamson 1940 Sinatt
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