Harrison burial records 1820-1978

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Harrison burial records

The records of Jersey's seven major undertakers from 1820 to the late 1970s are held by Jersey Archive and have been digitised and indexed by archive staff and volunteers. We previously provided family page listings of the records of Croad's, a single business, but have now combined all the records into a single new index and are progressively updating the lists in our family pages. The full records are available to subscribers to the Archive's online service. The entries within the volumes give vital family history information such as the name and age of the person buried, their immediate relations, the place and date of death, as well as place of burial - cemetery, location of grave and even the coffin's depth. Some records also give details of the deceased's occupation or public positions held.


The first records, from 1867, in the Croad Livre de Remarques

The books can be viewed on line or downloaded. Each set for each undertaker has an index which subscribers can view online or download.

It can be a lengthy process searching for records because there are separate indexes for each funeral director and most do not give a date of burial. This means that several volumes may have to be accessed when searching for details of an ancestor's burial. Although the Archive website has a search facility which allows a search for individual names, the results can include all manner of other records in their catalogue and, unless the exact spelling of a name is known, the required record will not be found.

Jerripedia has not only created a full A-Z index for all 66,000-plus records, with the year of burial included for the benefit of our users who have an Archive subscription, but we are adding indexes of records, such as this one, for individual families included in our 1,200-plus family pages, which include all the island's most important families.

This link is to the Archive website page containing links to the seven sets of records. The page will open for everybody but only subscribers will be able to view the records

Some records use page numbers and sequential record numbering. Most of the Archive indexes do not include dates. All our indexes and lists give dates, and having identified the undertaker and date of funeral from this listing you can then easily find the volume containing the record.

The Archive indexes contain some very unusual spellings for common Jersey surnames. We are cross-checking these with the images of the undertaker's books and finding that most are errors of transcription, which can be corrected for our index, although the process of checking against the books is very time-consuming. Some of the handwriting in the books is very difficult to read, and there may also be errors in the entries. We are correcting names when we are entirely satisfied that a common surname has been wrongly entered or transcribed. Variations of common names which may be correct are included at the end of family name indexes, and have been left in the full A-Z indexes.

Our advice is the same as it is with any other set of records included in Jerripedia. If you don't find an ancestor where you expect to, look for variations in spelling and, perhaps for names with or without prefixes, such as Le, La, L', de and du. Variations may appear next to records for names spelt in the standard form; they may also be some way out of sequence.

Please note that the work of updating all our family page burial lists to include all funeral directors is not yet complete, and some pages still link to an incomplete listing for a single business. Note also that there were other undertakers in business over the years whose records are not included in this collection. For families with a significant number of records we have created a separate page, but when there are only a few records the link may be to an A-Z index page, and you will need to scroll through the alphabetical listing to find the family you are interested in.

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Page number Record number Forenames Surname Maiden name Previous
married name
Associated names Notes Year
of burial
Funeral director
286 Agnes Mary Harrison Baker 1941 Sinatt
19622 Albert Harrison 1948 Croad
9467 Albert Richard Harrison 1912 Croad
21896 Alfred Harrison 1957 Croad
16426 Ann Margaret Harrison 1936 Croad
21702 Annie Eliza Harrison Guiton 1957 Croad
107 Annie Elizabeth Rebecca Harrison Parsons 1926 Sinatt
136 Arthur Harrison 1944 Pitcher
86 Arthur Guiton Harrison 1976 Pitcher and Le Quesne
9667 Brian Harrison 1913 Croad
386 Carolina Antonia Harrison De Menzies 19/03/1861 Sinatt
5283 Charles Harrison 1898 Croad
35b Clara Harrison 1969 Le Quesne
161 Cuthbert Eric Harrison 1929 Sinatt
15603 Edward Vivian Harrison 1933 Croad
16606 Elize Harrison Huelin Cabot 1937 Croad
31a Florence Matilda Harrison Ball 1969 Le Quesne
154 George Bolton Harrison 22/10/1849 Sinatt
2199 Gilbert Henry Harrison 1849 Picot
21170 Herbert Reginald Harrison 1954 Croad
20085 Hilda Mary Harrison Stampson 1950 Croad
21110 Jack Cecil Harrison 1954 Croad
12521 Jane Harrison 1870 Picot
43 19 John Harrison 1865 Sinatt
13330 John Harrison 1925 Croad
16199 John Driver Harrison 1935 Croad
18606 Margaret Harrison 1944 Croad
144 Percy Harrison 1971 Pitcher
5381 Priscilla Harrison Coniston 1898 Croad
382 65 Sarah Elizabeth Harrison 1871 Sinatt
190b Steven Darin Harrison 1967 Le Quesne
22040 Sybil Eenee Harrison Wailes 1958 Croad
5304 William Harrison 1898 Croad
5644 William Harrison 1857 Picot
22517 William Eric Harrison 1960 Croad
39b, 40a William James Harrison 1955 Le Quesne
252a Winifred Mabel Harrison Bowles 1965 Pitcher
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