Black and white photo of a thatched cottage

Your Home Your Story

A series of free talks from the team at Jersey Archive


  • 21 January 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, 18 March / 9am to 1pm
  • Saturday, 15 April / 10am to 11am
  • Saturday, 20 May / 10am to 11am
  • Saturday, 17 June / 10am to 11am
  • Saturday, 15 July / 10am to 11am
  • Saturday, 16 September / 10am to 11am
  • 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

House History Open Day

Saturday, 18 March / 9am to 1pm

Come to the Archive and research your own house history with our dedicated Archive staff. See how far you can trace back your property and find out more about the people who lived there as part of the ‘Your Home, Your Story?’ outreach project.

Book a place by calling 833300 or emailing

About Jersey Archive


Talk dates and themes

15 April – Your Home, Les Quennevais’ Story

20 May – Your Home, Pontac to St Clement’s Church’s Story

17 June – Your Home, Boulivot’s Story

15 July – Your Home, Bellozanne Valley and Tower Road’s Story

19 August – Your Home, Between Egypt and Ebenezer’s Story

16 September – Your Home, Trodez’s Story

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


Events for your to enjoy


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