Davey/Davy burial records 1820-1978

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Davey/Davy 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
14854 Ada Elizabeth Davey Syborn 1930 Croad
354a Ada Margaret Davey Barrett 1960 Le Quesne
20058 Ada Susannah Louisa Davey Gallichan 1950 Croad
5317 Adelaide Amanda Davey Infant 1856 Picot
84a Adelaide Louisa Davey 1952 Pitcher
16096 Albert Alexander Davey 1935 Croad
8615 Alfred Davey 1909 Croad
154 Alice Davey 1929 Sinatt
7702 Ann Davey Wincey 1861 Picot
13539 Annie Amelia Davey 1873 Picot
14510 Arline Ada Davey 1929 Croad
5279 Benjamin George Davey 1856 Picot
7568 Caroline Charlotte Davey 1861 Picot
4273 Charles Davey 1895 Croad
18758 Charles Davey 1944 Croad
4858 Charlotte Ann Davey Cooper 1855 Picot
216b Edith May Davey 1967 Le Quesne
7912 Edwin Frederick Joshua Davey 1907 Croad
15212 Eleonora Davey Goudge 1932 Croad
8250 Elizabeth Davey 1908 Croad
4476 Elizabeth Ann Davey Greenwood 1854 Picot
185a185b Elizabeth Florence Davey 1897 Sinatt
12680 Ellen Davey Murphy 1871 Picot
4956 Ellen Davey 1856 Picot
188a Elvina Jane Davey née Baal 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
11360 Emily Jane Davey 1868 Picot
5932 Emma Davey Lewarne 1900 Croad
467&468 Emma Jane Davey 30/06/1893 Sinatt
11193 Ernest Davey 1917 Croad
70b Ethel Kate Davey Pascoe 1926 Le Quesne
35 Florence Mary Davey Alexandre 1936 Sinatt
184b George Perchard Davey 1947 Le Quesne
122a,122b 54 George Robert Davey 1881 Sinatt
10072 George Robert Davey 1914 Croad
18555 Graham Arthur Davey 1944 Croad
8314 Harriet Davey Le Quesne 1908 Croad
10855 Harriet Davey Attwood 1917 Croad
328b Harriet Clara Davey Touzel 1960 Le Quesne
10727 Henry Thomas Davey 1867 Picot
154a Herbert Stanley Davey 1963 Le Quesne
356a Infant Davey 1962 Le Quesne
21220 Isaac Davey 1955 Croad
5966 Isaac William Davey 1900 Croad
95 15533 Isaac William Davey 1933 Croad
9618 James Edward Davey 1913 Croad
331b James Fergus Wordhaugh Davey 1962 Le Quesne
9 51 James Frank Davey 1864 Sinatt
20317 Jennifer Valerie Davey 1951 Croad
18545 Joan Davey 1944 Croad
15563 Julia Henrietta Davey Le Boutillier 1933 Croad
171a Kenneth John Davey 1970 Le Quesne
89 Kenneth Malcolm Davey 1975 Pitcher and Le Quesne
156 25 Leigh Davey infant 31/01/1875 Sinatt
4056 Louisa Georgina Davey Le Breton 1894 Croad
18942 Louise Marie Davey Turmail 1945 Croad
102 15513 Mabel Harriet Davey Mountain 1933 Croad
18921 Madeleine Margaret Davey 1945 Croad
21993 Madeleine Phyllis Davey Aubert 1958 Croad
43b Malvina Mary Davey Bonnet 1960 Le Quesne
11445 Margaret Davey 1918 Croad
19067 Margaret Blanche Davey Ledo 1946 Croad
7364 Margaret Maud Davey 1905 Croad
5953 Marie Davey de France 1858 Picot
11442 Mary Davey 1868 Picot
11892 Mary Ann Davey Guy 1869 Picot
13447 Mary Elizabeth Davey Le Brun 1873 Picot
374 Mary Jane Davey 09/01/1861 Sinatt
16419 Mary Jane Davey Devenish 1936 Croad
161 Matilda Davey Barker 1912 Sinatt
12892 Matilda Ann Davey 1871 Picot
10948 Phyliss Rose Davey 1917 Croad
18705 Phyllis Maud Davey Le Clercq 1944 Croad
127 21 Rachel Davey 1868 Croad
10322 Rita Jan Davey 1915 Croad
15891 Selina Davey 1934 Croad
24 Susan Ann Davey 1942 Pitcher
13886 Thomas Davey 1875 Picot
81 Thomas Davey 1843 Picot
170 Thomas Degaris Davey 17/03/1857 Sinatt
19381 Victorine Davey Hardey 1947 Croad
8053 Walter Clifford Davey 1907 Croad
366 William Davey 07/12/1860 Sinatt
12410 William Davey 1870 Picot
410 16739 William Charles Davey 1937 Croad
19102 William Charles Davey 1946 Croad
4688 William Henry Davey 1896 Croad
5646 William Thomas Davey 1899 Croad
12047 William Thomas Davey 1920 Croad
10 and 11 Anna Maria Davy Webber 1888 Sinatt
15430 Anne Marie Davy Routier 1932 Croad
124b Antoine Jacque Davy 1918 Le Quesne
130b Antoine Louis Davy 1918 Le Quesne
188 and 189 Charles Davy 1889 Sinatt
208 Clara Mary Davy née Huet 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
20359 Frederick Alexander Davy 1951 Croad
241 Harold George Davy 1957 Pitcher
221a Jeanne Marie Davy Rebillard 1971 Le Quesne
70 and 71 John Josiah Davy Died in Guernsey 1889 Sinatt
16459 Joseph Marie Davy 1936 Croad
183,184 108 Julia Mabel Davy 1894 Sinatt
72 Lucille Clara Davy 1972 Pitcher and Le Quesne
1480 Marie Félicité Gillette Davy Beaubigny 1885 Croad
5191 Nancy Davy Le Breton 1898 Croad
62 Phyllis Hilda Davy 1916 Sinatt
43a Pierre Marie Davy 1955 Le Quesne
253,254 William Davy 1923 Sinatt
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