Barnes burial records 1820-1978

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Barnes 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
12823 Albert Edward Scriven Barnes 1923 Croad
17206 Alfred Barnes 1938 Croad
Alice Barnes 19/08/1953 Conery
107 50 Amelia Sophia Barnes Clift Tuckett 12/06/1874 Sinatt
7534 Ann Rachel Barnes Machon 1906 Croad
5073 Anna Eliza Barnes 1856 Picot
354b Annette Margaret Barnes Jennings 1960 Le Quesne
4542 Annie Margaret Barnes Barril 1895 Croad
507 Blanche Barnes 14/02/1853 Sinatt
309,310 Charles Edward Barnes 1921 Sinatt
285 Clara Lawrence Barnes 1931 Sinatt
278 Cyril Charles Barnes 1977 Pitcher and Le Quesne
222 Edgar George Barnes 1927 Sinatt
4 and 5 Edward Barnes 1889 Sinatt
272 82 Ellen Barnes infant 1869 Sinatt
13 120 Emily Barnes 1903 Sinatt
9A Eric Barnes 1974 Pitcher and Le Quesne
404 117 Ernest Wells Barnes 1871 Sinatt
147 66 Evelyn Violet Barnes 1905 Sinatt
22550 Florence Barnes Mallett 1960 Croad
298 Florence Alice Barnes Waters 1931 Sinatt
255a Florence Campbell Barnes Goute 1958 Pitcher
88 and 89 Florence Harriet Barnes 1889 Sinatt
13833 Frances Barnes Andow 1927 Croad
241 9 George Adam Barnes 26/01/1876 Sinatt
10a,10b 180 Hannah Maria Barnes 1879 Sinatt
12400 Harriet Barnes Bellamy 1922 Croad
124 Henry Havilland Barnes 14/05/1856 Sinatt
340a Henry William Barnes 1962 Le Quesne
209a,209b 49 Infant Barnes 1882 Sinatt
6289 James Barnes 1901 Croad
243 James Arthur Barnes 1975 Pitcher and Le Quesne
19 28 James Edward Barnes 1910 Sinatt
243 Jane Barnes O'Brian 31/07/1858 Sinatt
119 Jesse Elizabeth Barnes 1936 Sinatt
91 100 Jessy Barnes 1904 Sinatt
4475 John Barnes 1854 Picot
7a John Oliver Barnes 1951 Le Quesne
232b Joseph Carter Barnes 1959 Le Quesne
101 15510 Julia Barnes Picot 1933 Croad
472 16983 Mary Barnes Shannon 1938 Croad
69a,69b 126 Mary Ann Barnes 1880 Sinatt
Mary Ann Elizabeth Barnes 28/03/1828 Sinatt
139 Mary Elizabeth Barnes 1929 Sinatt
88 Mary Hannah Barnes infant 10/10/1855 Sinatt
527 Mary Helena Barnes 30/06/1853 Sinatt
50 Priscilla Barnes née Le Rossignol 1972 Pitcher and Le Quesne
253 Robert Barnes 1946 Pitcher
453,454 Rosie Annie Barnes 1921 Sinatt
76 Sarah Barnes Newton Phillips 1879 Croad
91 19 Susan Jane Barnes infant 1866 Sinatt
5765 Thomas Lewis Barnes 1899 Croad
16069 Walter Barnes 1935 Croad
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