8 December 1914

8 December 1914 -›

Published: 08/12/2014

There was a sobering reminder this week of the war’s growing impact on Islanders’ lives. The cause was news that Edward Single, a baker’s deliveryman from St Helier, appeared in court on a charge of s...

1 December 1914

1 December 1914 -›

Published: 01/12/2014

Notices in this week’s newspapers have ended days of speculation. The British Government, it seems, has finally consented to a contingent of Militiamen leaving the Island for military service overseas...

24 November 1914

24 November 1914 -›

Published: 24/11/2014

There was relief among States members following Britain’s endorsement of a new law enabling the raising of a war loan. The £50,000 is required to cover the ongoing cost of Militia mobilisation, which ...

17 November 1914

17 November 1914 -›

Published: 17/11/2014

‘A public disgrace’ was how one newspaper described the present situation as yet more soldiers appeared in court this week on charges of being drunk and disorderly....

10 November 1914

10 November 1914 -›

Published: 10/11/2014

People in Jersey have been flocking to Wests’ Picture House this week. Drawing them is the latest in a series of patriotically themed films that have been showing in the Island....

3 November 1914

3 November 1914 -›

Published: 03/11/2014

Since the outbreak of war, postponements and cancellations have affected many of the Island’s usual shows, festivals and events. There is widespread relief, however, following a decision by the War Of...

27 October 1914

27 October 1914 -›

Published: 27/10/2014

There was little opposition in the States this week to a proposed reduction in opening hours. It means that from now on, pubs in Jersey will need to close by eight o’clock each evening....

20 October 1914

20 October 1914 -›

Published: 20/10/2014

Islanders demonstrated their generosity for wartime causes once more this week by responding to an appeal on behalf of those displaced by the fighting....

13 October 1914

13 October 1914 -›

Published: 13/10/2014

Notices placed in the newspapers this week have been catching the eye of many Islanders. The Army District Office is inviting local building firms to tender for contracts associated with Jersey’s plan...

6 October 1914

6 October 1914 -›

Published: 06/10/2014

The chronic shortage of accommodation for the Kitchener volunteers presently training in the Island was resolved this week by the requisition of a large St Helier hotel. ...

29 September 1914

29 September 1914 -›

Published: 29/09/2014

Police arrested a visitor to the Island this week following concerns that he may have connections to Germany. Dr Irvington Hahn claimed that he was American citizen coming to Jersey on business. But s...

22 September 1914

22 September 1914 -›

Published: 22/09/2014

Amid a growing number of calls for Jersey to do more in support of the war effort, there has been news this week that a contingent of Militiamen have been offered for overseas service....


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