Jackson burial records 1820-1978

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Jackson 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
394 Agnes Rose Jackson 1948 Pitcher
80 114 Alice Elizabeth Jackson 1865 Sinatt
504 Benjaman Jackson 26/01/1853 Sinatt
3098 Bessie Jackson 1851 Picot
459 - 460 10 Bridget Jackson 9/1/1878 Sinatt
377 - 378 41 Catherine Jackson Cecil 09/05/1877 Sinatt
375 Cecilia Jackson 11/01/1861 Sinatt
32a,32b 43 Charles Jackson 1880 Sinatt
19203 Clara Jane Jackson 1946 Croad
6510 David Jackson Captain 1859 Picot
369 Dr Jackson 21/12/1860 Sinatt
189 Eleanor Jackson 1927 Sinatt
117 Eliza Alice Jackson 1917 Sinatt
180 Elizabeth Anne Jackson 1964 Pitcher
3660 Ellen Jackson 1853 Picot
106b Ellen Maud Jackson Webber 1955 Le Quesne
98b Elsie Theodora Mary Jackson Woolston 1958 Le Quesne
99a Elsie Theodora Mary Jackson 1958 Le Quesne
2637 Emily Jackson 1850 Picot
117a Florence Mary Jackson Cabot 1970 Le Quesne
81a,81b 153 Francis Elizabeth Jackson McKillip 1880 Sinatt
186b, 187a Francis William Jackson 1956 Le Quesne
169a Frank George Jackson 1955 Pitcher
88 97 Frederick Lord Jackson 1904 Sinatt
73 Frederick William Jackson 1970 Pitcher
5670 George Jackson 1857 Picot
68a Gladys Suzanne Jackson Carling 1959 Pitcher
14b Harold William Jackson 1962 Le Quesne
74a Harry Jackson 1938 Le Quesne
284 Henry Alfred Burrough Jackson 17/0/41851 Sinatt
3354 Honora Jackson 1852 Picot
76a, 76b 83 Jane Jackson Borrough 1901 Sinatt
94 Jane Ellen Jackson 1939 Sinatt
21 Jeanne Marie Jackson 1928 Sinatt
360 John Jackson 1881 Croad
6519 John Jackson 1859 Picot
222 130 John Jackson 20/11/1875 Sinatt
494 and 495 John Jackson 1891 Sinatt
2561 John James Jackson 1889 Croad
278 John James Emile Jackson 1941 Sinatt
10041 John Napper Jackson Major General Colonel of 99th Regiment of Foot 1866 Picot
251 John Thomas Jackson 1927 Sinatt
222b Leslie Sagar Jackson 1964 Le Quesne
160 67 Lucy Jackson 1867 Sinatt
19238 Margaret Louise Jackson 1947 Croad
153a Marie Helene Jackson Beghin 1963 Pitcher
7136 Mary Jackson Aubin 1904 Croad
341 109 Mary Jackson 1870 Sinatt
432 50 Mary Jackson Roche 1872 Sinatt
165 88 Mary Jackson Bailey 1905 Sinatt
25 158 Mary Ann Clotilda Jackson Died elsewhere 20/12/1872 Sinatt
284 113 Mary Anne Jackson 1869 Sinatt
64 Mary Frances Victoria Jackson 1879 Croad
72 Michael Jackson 6/7/1855 Sinatt
92 Miss Jackson 24/02/1849 Sinatt
245 Mr & Son Jackson 22/10/1850 Sinatt
250 Mrs Jackson 09/11/1850 Sinatt
470A Norah Florence Jackson Hamshaw 1978 Pitcher and Le Quesne
3089 Peter William Jackson 1851 Picot
225&226 Susannah Jane Jackson Picot 10/06/1884 Sinatt
86a86b Susannah Mitchell Jackson Simmons 1896 Sinatt
227b Thomas Jackson 1967 Le Quesne
383 Thomas Jackson 270/4/1852 Sinatt
17295 Tomasina Jackson Jelly 1939 Croad
239a Victor Jackson 1957 Pitcher
5789 William Jackson Infant 1857 Picot
247 9 William Bayley Jackson 1869 Sinatt
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