Dickson/Dixon records 1820-1978

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Dickson/Dixon 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
277 Catherine Dickson 1882 Sinatt
7287 Ann Dickson Hocquard 1860 Picot
20 David Ross Dickson 17/03/1848 Sinatt
274 88 Edward Thompson Dickson 1869 Sinatt
506 and 507 Elizabeth Dickson Lloyd Died in Paris 1891 Sinatt
7244 Frank Dickson 1905 Croad
5 43 Graham Le Feuvre Dickson 1864 Sinatt
9783 Isabella Dobbie Dickson 1913 Croad
6514 James Dickson 1859 Picot
491&492 John Edward Dickson 30/05/1885 Sinatt
353&354 John Melville Dickson 29/11/1884 Sinatt
17941 Kate Elizabeth Dickson Govrum 1941 Croad
276 92 Mary Dickson Pierce 1869 Sinatt
202 Mrs Dickson 25/04/1850 Sinatt
Richard Dickson 17/09/1823 Sinatt
Richard Dickson 17/09/1824 Sinatt
57 Thomas William Dickson 1961 Pitcher
3278 William Dickson 1852 Picot
203a, 203b 8 William Bower Dickson 1903 Sinatt
9842 William George Dickson 1914 Croad
59 William Henderson Dickson 1928 Sinatt
211 51 Dixon 1868 Sinatt
463 Ann Elizabeth Dixon 19/05/1853 Sinatt
12832 Anna Maria Mary Emily Dixon Church 1871 Picot
1438 Anne Louisa Dixon 1885 Croad
305 37 Annie Dixon 1870 Sinatt
247 Anthony Dixon 31/10/1850 Sinatt
160 116 Baby Dixon 1870 Croad
144a Benjamin Godfrey Dixon 1958 Le Quesne
21863 Caroline Dixon Alexandre 1957 Croad
329 Clement Shuckforth Dixon 1931 Sinatt
7465 Elie Le Quesne Dixon 1905 Croad
2083 Elizabeth Dixon Martin Cavey 1849 Picot
4129 Elizabeth Dixon Prince 1854 Picot
3349 Ellen Dixon 1852 Picot
3651 Ellen Dixon 1852 Picot
21521 Emma Margaret Dixon Etherington 1956 Croad
224 Florence Muriel Dixon 1937 Sinatt
6418 Georgina Ann Dixon 1902 Croad
159 James Edgar Digby Dixon 1870 Croad
67 81 Jane Dixon Pringle 1865 Sinatt
14778 Jane Dixon Amor 1930 Croad
2318 Jane Dixon 1849 Picot
161a,161b 148 John Dixon Captain 1881 Sinatt
14247 Joseph Dixon 1876 Picot
54 48 Joseph Dixon 1865 Sinatt
497,498 Julia Eliza Dixon 1922 Sinatt
246 Laura Jane Dixon 09/08/1838 Sinatt
441 74 Mary Dixon Warren 1872 Sinatt
162a, 162b 145 Mary Ann Dixon Richardson 1899 Sinatt
202b Paul Joseph Dixon 1967 Le Quesne
164 77 Rebecca Jane Dixon Taylor 1867 Sinatt
202b Robert Owen Dixon 1967 Le Quesne
151a, 151b 65 Susan Elizabeth Dixon 1902 Sinatt
86 5 Thomas Richardson Dixon 1866 Sinatt
476 Thomas Shuckforth Dixon 06/12/1862 Sinatt
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