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St Helier brought to a standstill by 600 mourners 29th December
Occupation author Michael Ginns is born 16th December
Photographer Claude Cahun dies in St Helier 8th December
Poet and jurat Augustus Asplet Le Gros dies 3rd December
Poet and bailiff Robert Pipon Marett is born 20th November
Victor Hugo leaves Jersey 31st October
Prolific writer George d’La Forge dies 27th October
Debussy’s La Mer performed for the first time 15th October
Lillie Langtry is born 13th October
Bergerac actor John Nettles is born 11th October
Printer and publisher John Guiton is born 9th October
Doctor Who travels to Jersey 6th October
St Brelade actor William Tabb is born
Painter John Le Capelain is born in St Helier 5th October
The first Branchage film festival opens 25th September
Death of the Jersey-born ‘it’ girl 23rd September
Writer Philippe Langlois is born 22nd September
Composer Gerald Le Feuvre is born 11th September
Journalist George William de Carteret dies 4th September
Artist Edmund Blampied dies 26th August
Jèrriais author Philippe Le Sueur Mourant dies 21st August
Painter John Everett Millais dies 13th August
The first Battle of Flowers takes place 9th August
Victor Hugo flees France and heads for Jersey 5th August
Jersey’s Theatre Royal burns down 31st July
Bergerac creator Robert Banks Stewart is born 16th July
Author Ellen Anne Hewett is born 15th July
Jersey Opera House is opened 9th July
Jersey Heritage is officially registered 3rd June
Superman is born in Jersey 5th May
Jersey chooses a new anthem 30th April
Royal Amphitheatre opens in Gloucester Street 17th April
The National Trust for Jersey is formed 13th April
The Durrells debuts on ITV 3rd April
Subversive designer Edmund Blampied is born 30th March
Theatre Royal and Opera House burns down 29th March
Jersey anthem composer is born 11th March
Surrealist artist Marcel Moore commits suicide 19th February
Jersey screenwriter William Rose dies 10th February
Jersey author John Lemprière dies 1st February
The genesis of the Société Jersiaise 28th January
Jerriais poet Jean Dorey is born 27th January
Night of the Fox is first published 15th January