Société Jersiaise

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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.


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Call for Applications: Averil Picot and Barreau Art Scholarships

The Société Jersiaise is inviting applications for two scholarships awarded for the study of art in Higher Education.

The Averil Picot Award, established in 1955, awards two grants of £1000 to Jersey students of fine art or a closely related subject at university.

The Barreau Art Scholarship, sponsored by Quilter Cheviot, makes two awards of £1000 and £500 to Jersey students of art in the form painting, sculpture, architecture, photography or film. The deadline for applications is Monday 10th November. Application forms can be downloaded here:

Averil Picot Scholarship Application Form

Barreau Scholarship Application Form



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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