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  • James Marr, Guernsey People, (Phillimore 1984)
  • James Marr, More Guernsey People, (Guernsey Society 1992)
  • Hocart, Richard, Peter de Havilland: Bailiff of Guernsey A History of his Life, 1747-1821, (La Société Guernesiaise 1997)
  • Sir John Ross, Memoirs of Admiral Lord de Saumarez (2 vols, 1838)


  • Brett, CEB, Buildings in the town and parish of St Peter Port, (National Trust 1975)
  • Members of the Guernsey Society, The Guernsey Farmhouse, (Guernsey Society 1963)
  • McCormack, John, The Guernsey House, (Phillimore 1980)
  • Grinsley, EJ, The Historical Development of the Martello Tower in the Channel Islands


  • Lempriere, Raoul, Customs, Ceremonies and Traditions of the Channel Islands 1976
  • De Garis, Marie, Folklore of Guernsey, (1975)
  • MacCulloch, Edgar, Guernsey Folklore (1903), 1903
  • Pitts, John Linwood, Witchcraft and Devil Lore in the Channel Islands, 1886

Guernsey Bailiwick


  • Cochrane, Jennifer, Life on Sark, 1994. A through-the-year account of life on Sark.


  • Pinnegar, Edward, A History of Aviation in Alderney, 2010.

Guernsey History

  • Dicey, Thomas, An historical account of Guernsey, (1751)
  • Berry, William, History of Guernsey, (1815)
  • Jacob, John, Annals of some of the British Norman Isles, (1830)
  • Duncan, Jonathan, History of Guernsey, (1841)
  • Ferdinand Brock Tupper, History of Guernsey, (Stephen Barbet, Guernsey 1854)
  • James Marr, History of of Guernsey, (Guernsey Press 2001)


  • Crossan, Rose-Marie, Guernsey 1814-1914: Migration and Modernisation, (Boydell 2007)
  • Kreckeler, David W., Guernsey Emigrants to Australia 1828-1899, (1996)


  • Stevens-Cox, Gregory, St Peter Port 1680-1830 - the History of an International Entrepot, (Boydell 1999)
  • Marie De Garis|De Garis, Marie, St Pierre du Bois - the Story of a Guernsey parish and its people
  • Wyllie, Dave, The Vale - 800 Years of a Guernsey Parish (2005)
  • Strappini, Richard, St Martins, Guernsey - a Parish History from 1204, (2005)


  • Ogier, Darryl, Reformation and Society in Guernsey, (Boydell 1997)

World War 1

  • Parks, Edwin Major, Diex Aix: God Help Us: The Guernseymen who marched away 1914-1918, (Guernsey Museums 1992)

World War 2

  • Durand, Ralph, Guernsey Under German Rule, (Guernsey Society 1946)
  • Sauvary, JC, Diary of the German Occupation of Guernsey 1940-1945
  • Winterflood, Herbert, Occupied Guernsey 1943 - 1945
  • Le Tissier, Richard, Mined Where You Walk Life in Sark during the war years
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