Minchinton burial records 1820-1978

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Minchinton 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
7 Amy Dorothy Minchin Guy 1942 Pitcher
2768 Ann Minchin Ferguson 1890 Croad
50 James Minchin 1936 Sinatt
207 John Minchin 1930 Sinatt
38 and 39 Maud Priscilla Minchin 1889 Sinatt
2497 Stephen George Minchin 1889 Croad
11967 Adelina Minchineer Infant 1869 Picot
22382 James Minchineer 1960 Croad
22 Child Minchington 20/03/1848 Sinatt
75b Clarence George Minchington 1969 Le Quesne
361 Elizabeth Minchington Daughter of James 21/02/1852 Sinatt
6581 Elizabeth Jane Susannah Minchington 1859 Picot
236a Ernest Francis Minchington 1923 Le Quesne
454A Eva Jane Minchington Besselievre 1978 Pitcher and Le Quesne
186 Harry George Minchington 1977 Pitcher and Le Quesne
137a Infant Minchington 1963 Pitcher
161a James Francis Minchington 1947 Le Quesne
6861 James Henry Minchington 1859 Picot
6533 Jane Elizabeth Minchington 1859 Picot
197 62 Marie Louise Minchington Brien 1915 Sinatt
373 Mary Jane Minchington 23/03/1852 Sinatt
37b Mazel May Minchington 1963 Le Quesne
54 William Minchington 19/3/1855 Sinatt
262 James Minchinton 1882 Sinatt
138b Alfred Charles Minchinton 1919 Le Quesne
301 Ann Minchinton 12/07/1851 Sinatt
2310 Ann Minchinton Gallie 1888 Croad
285a Bernard William Minchinton 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
18996 Denis Malcolm Minchinton 1945 Croad
12188 Eliza Minchinton de Fries 1869 Picot
125 88 Elizabeth Minchinton Salisbury 06/10/1874 Sinatt
14006 Elizabeth Mary Minchinton Lempriere 1927 Croad
281a Elsie Maud Minchinton Le Blond Annie Alice Maude Le Blond 1956 Le Quesne
307&308 Frances Minchinton Cording 31/08/1892 Sinatt
3464 Francis Adolphus Minchinton 1852 Picot
221 128 Jane Minchinton 08/11/1875 Sinatt
2352 John Minchinton 1888 Croad
270b William John Minchinton 1972 Le Quesne
6032 William Silvanus Minchinton 1900 Croad
97a Yvonne Emma Minchinton Derouet 1970 Le Quesne
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