Sinnatt burial records 1820-1978

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Sinnatt 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
175 Sinnatt 28/04/1857 Sinatt
417 Douglas Lipscombe Sinnatt 1948 Pitcher
287 Edwin Sinnatt 07/06/1859 Sinatt
57a Eleanor Maud Sinnatt Lipscombe 1967 Pitcher
112 Eliza Davison Sinnatt Slous 1929 Sinatt
311 Ellen Sinnatt 27/08/1851 Sinatt
239 117 George Sinnatt 1868 Sinatt
226a,226b 91 George Hardie Sinnatt 1882 Sinatt
15&16 George Hardie Sinnatt 26/06/1883 Sinatt
257 George Laurens Sinnatt 1937 Sinatt
396 99 Herbert Richard Sinnatt 1871 Sinatt
125 89 Jacob Sinnatt 08/10/1874 Sinatt
62 94 Jacob Percy Le Gros Sinnatt 1907 Sinatt
357 Jane Esther Sinnatt Hocquard 1932 Sinatt
140 John Sinnatt 29/08/1856 Sinatt
569,570 John Richard Sinnatt 1925 Sinatt
57,58 John Roy Sinnatt 1922 Sinatt
3 Joseph Sinnatt 24/7/1854 Sinatt
39 Maria Sinnatt 1865 Sinatt
440 Mary Sinnatt Baker Stanbury 29/03/1862 Sinatt
147&148 Mary Sinnatt Bird 21/02/1884 Sinatt
52 46 Mary Ann Sinnatt Cosens 1865 Sinatt
64a, 64b 4 Mary Ann Sinnatt Linscott 1899 Sinatt
160 Mary Elizabeth Sinnatt 10/11/1849 Sinatt
253 24 Nelly Le Gros Sinnatt 24/02/1876 Sinatt
527 Samuel John Smith Sinnatt 27/06/1853 Sinatt
483 Sarah Sinnatt Fry 12/01/1863 Sinatt
57 1 Sarah Susannah Sinnatt Le Gros 1914 Sinatt
301 Stillborn infant Sinnatt 21/07/1851 Sinatt
193 Thomas Waye Sinnatt 22/03/1850 Sinatt
188a188b William Sinnatt 1897 Sinatt
Edward Sinnett 15/10/1829 Sinatt
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