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

Festival Of British Archaeology

The Société Jersiaise Archaeology Section is running an exciting programme of guided walks, talks and events from 12th to 27th July. Check the calendar for details and download the full programme here>>


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.


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.

We can research your family history for you »



Become a Member

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

23 October 2014 @ 20:00

La Hougue Bie
30 October 2014 @ 20:00

La Hougue Bie
05 November 2014 @ 13:15
La Corbière lighthouse, 1874-2014 with Sue Hardy
Members Room
06 November 2014 @ 20:00

La Hougue Bie
12 November 2014 @ 13:15
The Glass Church at 80 : history of a Jersey masterpiece with Paul Grodin
Members Room

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