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Australian Connections with Jersey - Family History

During the 19th century we know that thousands of Jersey men and women, such as the Mauger, Noel, Amy, Renouf, Le Cornu, Nicolle, Cabot, Le Gros, de la Haye, Romeril, de Gruchy and Le Quesne families, left the Island to start a new life in Australia. A small number were convicts transported from Jersey, however the vast majority were looking for opportunities to settle and own their own land as a result of an economic downturn in the Island in the 1870s and 1880s.

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Explore Jersey

Explore Jersey

Plan you 2017 visit to Jersey - find a place to visit, join one of our events, take a walking tour....it's all here waiting to be discovered in 2017.

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Tourist Information

Tourist Information

The Jersey Tourist Information Centre is located at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery, Merchant's House.

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Special Offer

Special Offer

We have limited December dates available at some of our most popular sites at discount prices. Book 2 nights at the Barge Aground in the heart of St Ouen’s Bay for just £390! Fort Leicester in Bouley Bay is also available for limited weekends in December. Book 2 nights for £440

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Jersey’s primary school children to handle the Ice Age with care -›

Jersey Heritage, with the support of the One Foundation, has launched an educational Prehistoric Project that will provide all Jersey primary school children with the chance to learn about the Prehistoric past of Jersey and the special story that Jersey tells about the Ice Age.

Jersey’s primary school children to handle the Ice Age with care
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