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Jersey-born Commissioner of Singapore dies 15th December
Jersey elects first woman to States Assembly 8th December
Poet and jurat Augustus Asplet Le Gros dies 3rd December
Jersey holds its first election by secret ballot 1st December
Jersey Communist Party Deputy dies 26th November
The States votes to flood Queen’s Valley 10th November
MP worries about Jersey’s butter consumption
Victor Hugo leaves Jersey 31st October
Canadian politician Isaac LeVesconte dies 26th October
Jersey rejects proposed timezone change 15th October
Jersey holds elections during the Occupation 30th August
Pioneering human rights advocate John Lilburne dies 29th August
Bailiff Philippe de Carteret II dies 22nd August
Parliament commends Jersey’s wartime conduct 17th August
Law Lord who oversaw Channel Island refugees is born 5th August
Jersey bailiff who helped organise the St Malo evacuation is born 30th July
Jersey gets its first ever local bank notes 12th July
French prime minister disappears on Jersey boat trip 10th July
Reform Jersey registered as a political party 4th July
Superior Council is established to guide Jersey through the Occupation 24th June
Jersey sides with England, rather than France
The present States Chamber is opened 21st June
US mayor John Bailhache is born in Jersey 8th May
Jersey votes to retain the death penalty 11th April
Major Moses Corbet is appointed Lieutenant Governor of Jersey 4th April
Campaign for the governor’s arrest 26th March
The rector of St Helier is humiliated in the States Assembly 19th March
Jersey’s occupation bailiff is knighted 1st March
States treasurer is charged with embezzlement 27th February
Wartime diplomat Arthur de la Mare is born 15th February
Joshua Falle, Jurat of the Royal Court, dies
The States of Jersey adopts Jèrriais as an official language 13th February
The States votes to flood Queen’s Valley 12th February
Dean of Jersey killed in Mont Orgueil escape attempt 11th February
The States Assembly opts for English 8th February
The government of Jersey is unveiled 7th February
Jersey’s wrists are slapped by the Home Office 3rd February
The States considers allowing English debates 2nd February
The Seigneur of Samarès is born 31st January
A familiar name is sworn in as Bailiff 29th January
Mainland-born bailiff dies in Jersey 24th January
Jersey appoints its first Foreign Minister 13th January