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Diarist and deacon Jen Chevalier dies 30th November
Jersey Communist Party Deputy dies 26th November
Ian Hislop’s Jersey connection revealed 9th November
Victor Hugo leaves Jersey 31st October
Car designer Ron Hickman is born 21st October
The King of the Ecréhous is born 14th October
The Channel Islands’ oldest inhabitant dies 9th October
Death of the Jersey-born ‘it’ girl 23rd September
Journalist George William de Carteret dies 4th September
Pioneering human rights advocate John Lilburne dies 29th August
Explorer Major General Edward Thompson Dickson dies 23rd August
Jèrriais author Philippe Le Sueur Mourant dies 21st August
Two men drown at St Ouen’s bay 20th August
Painter John Everett Millais dies 13th August
The first Earl of Jersey to live in Jersey dies in Jersey 9th August
Gerald Durrell features on Desert Island Discs 7th August
Victor Hugo flees France and heads for Jersey 5th August
Author Jack Higgins is born 27th July
Courts declare widow mentally competent 4th July
Jersey refugee Hedy Bercu is born 23rd June
Jesse Boot, of Boots chemist, dies in Jersey 13th June
Holiday pioneer Billy Butlin dies in Jersey 12th June
Mormon pioneer Caroline LeSueur is born 11th June
Comedian Will Smith is born 8th June
Missing woman case’s happy ending… for some 6th June
Father commits suicide by slashing his own throat 28th May
Jersey’s British and French populations riot 25th May
Lillie Langtry and the Prince of Wales begin their affair 24th May
Methodist minister Jean de Quetteville is born 22nd May
King of the Ecrehous is admitted to hospital 20th May
Feminist and journalist Rosie Boycott is born 13th May
Jersey historian Philip Falle dies 7th May
Superman is born in Jersey 5th May
Jersey benefactor Thomas Davis is born 25th April
German staff wrongly dismissed during First World War 22nd April
Inquiry opens into naked, burned motorist 20th April
Bullet dug out of barman after shooting 18th April
The death of a very wealthy shipping baron 14th April
An attempted elopement fails 7th April
Historian George Balleine is born 1st April
Subversive designer Edmund Blampied is born 30th March
Publisher and ad-man Sir Hedley Le Bas dies 25th March
Missing banker is discovered in a Jersey cave 22nd March
Harriet Gilbert’s starvation death is finally acknowledged 12th March
Singer and actress Alma Stanley dies in prison 8th March
Lillie Langtry is buried in her parents’ tomb 23rd February