Laffoley burial records 1867-1960

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Laffoley 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.

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Page number Record number Forenames Surname Maiden name Previous
married name
Associated names Notes Year
of burial
Funeral director
12645 Alice Ann Laffoley 1922
21661 Alice Jane Laffoley née Laffoley 1957
13693 Andrée Jeanne Laffoley 1926
5940 Ann Elizabeth Laffoley 1900
3995 Caroline Laffoley née Hamon 1894
15623 Celestine Catherine Laffoley née Dutertre 1933
11359 Charles Laffoley 1918
18456 Charles Francis Laffoley 1943
20121 Delphine Marie Laffoley née Holley 1950
5542 Emelie Laffoley 1899
18803 Emily Louisa Laffoley née Duffey 1945
1842 Esther Laffoley née Lempriere 1887
3626 George Laffoley 1892
3937 George Laffoley 1893
8414 George Laffoley 1909
20018 George Laffoley 1950
15862 Gladys Margaret Olive Laffoley 1934
21756 Henry Louis Laffoley 1957
6961 Hilda Maud Laffoley 1904
4091 Jane Laffoley née Bertaut 1894
13336 Jeanne Marie Laffoley 1925
3193 John Laffoley 1891
6052 John Laffoley 1900
21405 John Bond Laffoley 1955
12929 John Charles Laffoley 1923
11515 Joseph H Laffoley 1918
8013 Kathleen Mary Annie Laffoley 1907
17331 Laura Jane Laffoley née Bisson 1939
292 94 Marie Laffoley née de St Croix 1873
292 130 Marie Laffoley 1875
4928 Mary Laffoley née de Caen Perrie 1897
5308 Mary Ann Laffoley 1898
11166 Mary Elizabeth Laffoley 1917
8335 Percy George Laffoley 1909
4021 Peter Francis Laffoley 1894
4212 Philip de Ste Croix Laffoley 1894
15300 Reginald Laffoley 1932
19808 Roger Charles Laffoley 1949
8847 Ruby Maud Laffoley 1910
19967 Selina Grace Laffoley 1949
7918 Sydney Charles Laffoley 1907
18137 Sydney Jarvis Laffoley 1942
2010 Thirza Jane Laffoley 1887
6363 Thomas Charles Laffoley 1902
9305 William Laffoley 1912
16187 William Nelson Laffoley 1935
12745 Winifred Alice Mary Laffoley 1923
11465 Bertie Elias Laffolley 1918
1610 Mary Therese Laffolley 1886
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