Olliver burial records 1820-1978

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Olliver 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
106 Amelia Gertrude Olliver Collins 1975 Pitcher and Le Quesne
233a Edith Adele Olliver Le Blancq 1961 Le Quesne
269 Elizabeth Olliver 27/02/1859 Sinatt
352b Sydney Du Rieu Olliver 1969 Le Quesne
10117 Sydney Walter Olliver 1915 Croad
15902 Alfred Ollivier 1934 Croad
2097 Ann Ollivier Hamon 1888 Croad
5074 Anne Marie Ollivier 1897 Croad
4347 Annie Jeanne Marie Roland Ollivier 1895 Croad
183 128 Arthur Ollivier 1867 Sinatt
17544 Bella Fanny Ollivier Garde 1939 Croad
206 Celestine Marie Ollivier Michel 1965 Pitcher
12033 Céline Ollivier Ollivier 1920 Croad
238b Charles Marie Ollivier 1923 Le Quesne
449 61 Clementine Ollivier 1875 Croad
8355 Elizabeth Ollivier Le Feuvre 1909 Croad
15813 Elizabeth Jane Ollivier Le Cornu Denis 1934 Croad
450 134 Emile Ollivier 1876 Croad
12907 Esther Elizabeth Ollivier 1923 Croad
276b Francis Ollivier 1968 Le Quesne
157b Frederick Ollivier 1935 Le Quesne
157b Frederick Ollivier 1935 Le Quesne
Helen Marie Ollivier 06.08.1952 Conery
Henry John Ollivier 06/09/1949 Conery
Hilda Elizabeth Ollivier nee Herve 25/05/1949 Conery
119b, 120a Jeanne Marie Ollivier Rault 1950 Le Quesne
Joan Alice Ollivier 21.11.1942 Conery
105a Joseph Ernest Ollivier 1962 Pitcher
12928 Joséphine Marie Louise Ollivier Albert 1923 Croad
Lilian Voisey Ollivier Le Cornu 12/03/1945 Le Quesne
18345 Lydie Ollivier 1943 Croad
112 Marcel Ollivier Reverend Died 22/4/1907. Removed from Almorah. Reburied Highlands 1933 Sinatt
28 47 Marcel Ollivier 1907 Sinatt
1516 Marguerite Ollivier Le Couillard 1886 Croad
4718 Maria Marie Ollivier 1896 Croad
19626 Marie Louise Ollivier Le Noan 1948 Croad
5724 Marie Perrine Ollivier Le Tiniver 1899 Croad
Peter John Ollivier 01.10.1941 Conery
20508 Philip Ollivier 1952 Croad
2827 Philippe Ollivier 1890 Croad
16257 Roland Ollivier 1935 Croad
5289 Roland Eugene Adrien Ollivier 1898 Croad
403,404 119 Thomas Amice Ollivier 1895 Sinatt
77a Yves Marie Ollivier 1960 Pitcher
364A George Allain Ollivro 1976 Pitcher and Le Quesne
5716 Marie Rose Ollivro Helleco 1899 Croad
330b Jean Marie Ollivry 1949 Le Quesne
138a Annie Ollivry Audrain 1940 Le Quesne
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