Grant/Graut burial records 1820-1978

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Grant/Graut burial records
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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.

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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.

  • Burial records: Our main index to undertakers' registers, cemetery records and gravestone images
Page number Record number Forenames Surname Maiden name Previous
married name
Associated names Notes Year
of burial
Funeral director
1868 Abraham Grant 1887 Croad
434 Alexander Grant 03/01/1853 Sinatt
439 Alexander Grant 21/03/1862 Sinatt
16384 Alexander Grant 1936 Croad
200 Alice Grant De Ste Croix 1918 Sinatt
18181 Alice Amelia Grant Siouville 1942 Croad
47 Ann Grant Peak 1916 Sinatt
225 120 Ann Eliza Grant 1876 Croad
8403 Anne Grant 1909 Croad
211b Arthur Grant 1948 Le Quesne
14108 Beryl May Grant 1928 Croad
24 Clarence George Grant 1966 Pitcher
118 Cyril Leslie Grant 1973 Pitcher and Le Quesne
26a26b Duncan Edwin Kent Grant Commander, Royal Navy 1896 Sinatt
371 Edith Grant Symonds 1932 Sinatt
490 Eliza Grant Coutanche 1978 Pitcher and Le Quesne
224 70 Elizabeth Grant 1872 Croad
13379 Elizabeth Esther Grant Le Long 1925 Croad
6460 Elizabeth Jane Grant 1859 Picot
20a Emily Amelia May Grant Godbolt 1969 Pitcher
5569 Florence Jane Grant 1899 Croad
4501 George Charles Grant 1895 Croad
14793 Graeme Grant 1930 Croad
350b Henry Grant 1962 Le Quesne
21420 Henry Le Feuvre Grant 1956 Croad
107&108 James Douglas Grant 31/12/1883 Sinatt
194 Jane Grant 23/03/1850 Sinatt
13638 Jane Elizabeth Grant Mauger 1874 Picot
718 Jean Grant 1882 Croad
432 John Valentine Grant 1932 Sinatt
13267 Joseph Joshua Grant 1925 Croad
20083 Kathleen Grant Simpkins 1950 Croad
307a Louisa Jane Grant Michel Tadier 1968 Le Quesne
10577 Male infant Grant Stillborn son of Captain John Grant and Jane Elizabeth Mauger 1866 Picot
11834 Margaret Eugenie Grant 1920 Croad
103&104 Marguerite Grant 09/09/1891 Sinatt
331 Marguerite Grant Le Gros Ann Jacobs 1845 Picot
11778 Marguerite Grant Anley 1868 Picot
514 and 515 Marquerite Grant Jennes 1891 Sinatt
10774 Mary Grant Furmedge 1916 Croad
10732 Michael Grant 1867 Picot
6796 Philippe Grant 1859 Picot
22357 Ronald Alister Percival Grant 1960 Croad
14177 Sydney Grant 1928 Croad
315,316 41 Abram Graut 1895 Sinatt
11548 Ann Ester Graut 1868 Picot
225 137 Anne Louisa Graut 1871 Croad
62 and 63 Caroline Esther Graut 1889 Sinatt
173&174 Clement Graut 15/01/1892 Sinatt
13162 Elise Ann Graut 1924 Croad
12416 Eliza Rachel Graut Mallet 1922 Croad
136 74 Jane Graut 1908 Sinatt
13097 Jane Elizabeth Graut Deslandes 1924 Croad
5455 Jean Graut 1857 Picot
7270 Josue Graut 1860 Picot
206a, 206b 51 Josué Graut 1900 Sinatt
226 80 Marie Graut Le Marchant La Fontenelle 1875 Croad
35 Mrs Graut Wife of Abraham 05/06/1848 Sinatt
16204 Philip Graut 1935 Croad
20679 Phyllis Doreen Graut Hardman 1952 Croad
225 101 Richard Graut 1874 Croad
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