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Your Home Your Story

A series of free talks from the team at Jersey Archive


  • 21 October 2023 - 16 December 2023
  • Jersey Archive

Discover the story of some of the Island's properties and communities in a series of free talks from the team at Jersey Archive. Learn how to start your own house history research. All our talks are recorded an placed online for you to enjoy. Jersey Archive will also be open from 9am to 1pm for general research.

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  • Saturday, 21 October / 10am to 11am
  • Saturday, 18 November / 10am to 11am
  • Saturday, 16 December / 9am to 1pm

Event sponsors

Logo for Antony Gibb Sponsored by Antony Gibb Historic Buildings Consultants


Talk dates and themes

21 October – Your Home, St Catherine and Fliquet’s Story

18 November – Your Home, St Peter’s Village’s Story

16 December – Tours of Jersey Archive

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Your Home, Your Story 2024

Nominate your home

Our ‘Your Home, Your Story’ talks this year have been a great success so we are continuing them into 2024! To do this, we need you to nominate your home to be researched.  

If you’re interested in the history of your property and want to know more, click on the link to nominate your home.

Fill out the form here


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Brand new talks online
Your Home Your Story

A brand new series of talks from Jersey Archive, starts with new archive and collections open to the public, each month a new talk will be added. Sponsored by Antony Gibb Historic Buildings Consultants.

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Detail from the Richmond map of 1795 showing orchards in St Lawrence
What's Your Town's Story?

Discover the people and places of Jersey with our What’s Your Street’s Story talks. You can also learn more about starting your family history, the treasures of the archive and many more topics.

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Black and white postcard of St Peter's Village with old bus at bus stop.
What's Your Street's Story?

Discover the stories of the streets and parishes of Jersey in this series of talks, researched, written and presented by the Jersey Archive team

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What's On?

There's always something new to discover

We bring stories to life, through living history, tours, activities and events. So that no matter how you can choose to enjoy it, we can help you find your place in the Island’s story

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Family history research

Get started researching your family history in Jersey


Our collections

We care for the Island’s collections of archaeology, archives, art and social history.

What's On

Meet the Collections

Behind the scenes to look at objects and artwork in our collection.


The Brighton Road tragedy

Donna Le Marrec, who works for the National Trust Jersey, uncovered surprising and tragic stories in her family tree.


Archives and Collections Online

Discover more about our collections by searching the online catalogue which contains over 750,000 descriptions of the unique documents and objects that we care for.

The online catalogue allows you to explore digital images of many of our collections from wherever you are in world. This includes resources for family and social history, photographs from the Jersey Evening Post and Société Jersiaise archives, images of our object and art collections in store and archaeological finds.

Start your research