Baxter burial records 1820-1978

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Baxter burial records

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.


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
5981 Adelaide Baxter 1900 Croad
229b Albert Baxter 1961 Le Quesne
308a Alfred Eric Baxter 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
16268 Alfred George Baxter 1935 Croad
311&312 Alfred George Hunt Baxter 12/09/1892 Sinatt
20581 Alfred William Baxter 1952 Croad
184a Alice Evelyn Baxter 1969 Pitcher
18357 Anne Louise Baxter Le Moine 1943 Croad
633 Catherine Baxter Father Edward 1848 Picot
474A Charles Albert Baxter 1978 Pitcher and Le Quesne
179A Dorothea Edith Baxter Farmer 1975 Pitcher and Le Quesne
5426 Douglas John Baxter Infant 1857 Picot
333 Edward Baxter 26/04/1860 Sinatt
3891 Eliza Ann Baxter Valentine 1893 Croad
15837 Elizabeth Baxter Green 1934 Croad
319a Frederick Charles Baxter 1964 Le Quesne
5082 George Baxter 1856 Picot
176b Henry Gordon Baxter 1967 Le Quesne
71&72 Henry James Baxter 20/10/1883 Sinatt
310b Irene Marie Baxter Le Marquand 1964 Le Quesne
91a91b James Baxter 1896 Sinatt
11849 James William Hunt Baxter 1868 Picot
90 Jane Baxter Gallie 1917 Sinatt
114 Jessie Orange Baxter 1940 Sinatt
16272 John Douglas Baxter 1935 Croad
13095 Joseph Hunt Baxter 1872 Picot
14940 Julia Baxter Podesta 1931 Croad
73a - 73b Louisa Bertha Baxter Rose 1938 Le Quesne
12153 Mabel Maud Baxter Le Masurier 1921 Croad
11857 Maria Jane Baxter 1869 Picot
75,76 Mary Ann Baxter Godden Orsato 1922 Sinatt
5457 Susan Baxter Hopkins 1899 Croad
171a Sylvia Nellie Baxter 1947 Le Quesne
126 107 Thomas Baxter 1866 Sinatt
15878 William Baxter 1934 Croad
340b William Hunt Baxter 1945 Le Quesne
13154 William John Hunt Baxter 1924 Croad
385 Wilma Catherine Baxter Lempriere 1978 Pitcher and Le Quesne
134b Zilda Louise Baxter Chartier 1966 Le Quesne
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