Société Jersiaise

7 Pier Rd - St Helier - Jersey - JE2 4XW
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Welcome to the Société Jersiaise

The Société Jersiaise was founded in 1873 for the study of Jersey archaeology, history, natural history, the ancient language and the conservation of the environment.


Latest News

Lord Coutanche Library Re-Opens with Extended Hours

The Lord Coutanche Library is now open with extended hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 9.30am-5pm and Tuesday & Thurs: 9.30am-2pm.


Société Jersiaise Appoints New Librarian

The Société Jersiaise has appointed a new Librarian, Bronwyn Matthews. Bronwyn formerly worked as the Special Collections Librarian at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is looking forward to meeting members of the Société Jersiaise and the general public and learning about Jersey's cultural heritage.


2014 Winter Lunch Time Lecture Series

The Société Jersiaise 2014 Winter Lunch Time Lecture Series gets underway on Thursday 23rd January. This fascinating and diverse series of ten weekly talks on Jersey History, Architecture, Art, Geology, Photography and Theatre take place in the Members' Room, 7 Pier Road from 1.15-1.45pm. See the calendar of events for details or dowload the full programme here>>   


The Sections of the Société Jersiaise

Garden History
La Langue Jèrriaise
Marine Biology

Genealogy Research

Local Family History Resources

The Lord Coutanche Library at the Société Jersiaise contains a substantial collection of civil, parish and church records from the Island, which are available to anyone researching their family history in Jersey.

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Join the Société Jersiaise today and gain free entry to Jersey's heritage sites and a 10% discount on all purchases from the Société shop.

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Upcoming Events

24 April 2014 @ 20:00

La Hougue Bie
01 May 2014 @ 20:00

La Hougue Bie
08 May 2014 @ 20:00

La Hougue Bie
15 May 2014 @ 20:00

La Hougue Bie
22 May 2014 @ 20:00

La Hougue Bie

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