The Story of Jersey DVD - Publications - Jersey Heritage

The Story of Jersey begins 250,000 years ago when Neanderthals, our close ancestors, were the first Jersey people. Jersey wasn’t an island then, it was part of what we now call France. Over thousands of years a unique tapestry of events has defined the Island’s history.


The Story of Jersey Film available on DVD £9.95
The widely acclaimed new film which started showing at the Jersey Museum in 2013 is now available to buy on DVD from the Jersey Museum gift shop. An ideal gift from Jersey for loved ones here and overseas. The Story of Jersey begins 250,000 years ago when Neanderthals, our close ancestors, were the first Jersey people. Jersey wasn’t an island then, it was part of what we now call France. Over thousands of years a unique tapestry of events has defined the Island’s history. From Ice Age settlers to farmers and fishermen, smugglers and privateers, ship builders and explorers, hoteliers and cattle breeders, lawyers and accountants to custodians of private wealth, innovative Islanders have shaped Jersey, linking it to the wider world, creating its special character, making it an island of treasures. This film takes us through the many chapters in Jersey’s history, told by Islanders of today who are passionate and proud of their heritage.