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Diary of the German Occupation of Guernsey

Diary of the German Occupation of Guernsey
J.C. Sauvary
Guernsey Press
Price: £12.00

A fascinating account of the Occupation giving a humorous insight into local life with its difficulties.  



Glossary of Guernsey Place Names

Glossary of Guernsey Place Names
Marie de Garis
La Société Guernesiaise.
Price: £4.50

An offprint from a past Transactions  



James Saumarez

James Saumarez
David Shayer
La Société Guernesiaise.
Price: £12.00

The life and achievements of Admiral Lord de Saumarez of Guernsey  



Guernsey Sundials

Guernsey Sundials
David & Dorothy Le Conte
La Société Guernesiaise.
Price: £3.00

The most interesting sundials of Guernsey, with a general history of sundials and designs specific to the island  



Guernsey Emigrants to Australia 1828 - 1899

Guernsey Emigrants to Australia 1828 - 1899
David Kreckeler
La Société Guernesiaise.
Price: £11.00

During the last three-quarters of the nineteenth century 1229 Guernseymen emigrated to Australia. They are all listed in this book, with a short biography of each one. The ships on which they travelled are listed, together with their Channel Islands sea captains.  



Peter de Havilland - Bailiff. A History of his Life 1747 - 1821

Peter de Havilland - Bailiff. A History of his Life 1747 - 1821
Richard Hocart
La Société Guernesiaise.
Price: £10.00

Peter de Havilland kept letter books, ie copies of his correspondence, which still exist. Richard Hocart draws extensively on these to present a rounded portrait of de Havilland, describing his family life, as well as his role in the administration of justice and Island government. It is a very readable book.  



The Royal Guernsey Militia. A short history and list of officers

The Royal Guernsey Militia. A short history and list of officers
Major Edwin Parks
La Société Guernesiaise.
Price: £9.00

Includes 16 coloured illustrations showing officers and soldiers in 19th and 19th century uniforms. The list of officers goes back to the 18th century.  



Guernsey Connections

Guernsey Connections
Heather Sebire
La Société Guernesiaise.
Price: £10.00

Archaeological and historical papers in honour of Bob Burns.  



Notebook of Pierre Le Roy<br><i>and</i> <br>Josué Le Roy, 1649-1709, the youngest son of Pierre Le Roy

Notebook of Pierre Le Roy
and
Josué Le Roy, 1649-1709, the youngest son of Pierre Le Roy
edited by G. E. Lee
E B Moulin
Published in 1893
Offprint from the 1951 Transa
Price: £10.00

Pierre Le Roy, 1600-1675 was a schoolmaster of St Martin's Parish in Guernsey. This is edited from the original french manuscript, with parallel English translation, introduction and notes by G.E. Lee, MA, FSA. The second publication which concerns his youngest son is an offprint from the 1951 Transactions.  



The Secret History of Guernsey Marmalade

The Secret History of Guernsey Marmalade
W.M. Mathew
La Société Guernesiaise.
Price: £5.50

In 1857, James Keiller & Son of Dundee, the celebrated pioneers of marmalade manufacture, set up a branch in Guernsey. Its purpose was to evade costly sugar duties, and in time it evolved into a base for the firm's nascent export trade. After 1874, when Britain permitted the free importing of sugar, the establishment lost much of its rationale, and it was closed down in 1879.  



One Hundred Years of Health

One Hundred Years of Health
Dr David Jeffs
Guernsey Board of Health
Price: £7.50

 



Channel Island Houses

Channel Island Houses
John McCormack

Price: £65.00

This comprehensive study includes information on 2,500 houses, some dating back as early as the twelfth century, with a detailed study of around ninety houses. This ground breaking celebration of local architecture took John over 17 years to complete and records not only the changing style of buildings over the centuries but the variations on layout and design unique to each of the Channel Islands.  



The Charters of Guernsey

The Charters of Guernsey
Tim Thornton

Price: £10.00

 



The Country People of Guernsey and their Agriculture, 1640 - 1840

The Country People of Guernsey and their Agriculture, 1640 - 1840
Richard Hocart
La Société Guernesiaise
Price: £12.00

 





 
   
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