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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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Jobs

Jobs

We are recruiting a for permanent, seasonal and ad-hoc Site Gardiens and seasonal and ad-hoc Visitor Service Assistants. The closing date is 2 January.

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Street Stories this Christmas -›

Our new What's your Street's Story book is now available to purchase. Based on the Jersey Archive's popular programme of talks we have focused on 10 different areas in Jersey including Gorey Village, Rozel Bay, Colomberie and others.

Street Stories this Christmas
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