Last updated: 03/01/2003

These are some links I have found useful:

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Societe Discussion Forum at

Today's visitors to the Societe at

Cyndi's List:


*NEW* CI Portal at

Donkey's Home Page at (Guernsey tales)

Stephen Foote's Genealogy Home Pages at

Alex Glendinning's Home Page at

Guernsey News:

Gsy Phonebook: or

World Phonebook:

C.I. Genealogy Site:

Surname distribution maps for USA:

The source of this data is the 1850 Census, 1880 Census, 1920 Census, and 1990's phone books. Note that the Census data is a sampling of 1 in 100 names, so the 1990 data is the most accurate.
This is a scanned copy of Balleine's 1940 Bulletin article on the origin of many Jersey surnames. It is still a highly readable and useful resource.

Rootsweb search site (search on mailing lists postings for all British Isles):

List of Channel Islanders died, drowned or injured at sea:
Join The C.I. "Maritime" group includes various maritime lists and info


List of Huguenot Refugee Names - Was Your Ancestor a Huguenot?
(My wife's tree has an Osmont surname - listed amongst the names here.)

The Guernsey Society web site 
A Chronology of Jersey

Jersey Webcams

Indexes to Some Piggots Trade Directories

Societe Guernsaise
Family History Section
GENUKI Channel Islands

Added 2002:
Charles Picot's marvellous translations of the Ephemera from the Almanach de la Chronique de Jersey.
Jersey Telephone Directory

Victor Hugo

A site with translations of poems written in Jersey


An article on Arthur Mourant in Scientist Magazine

General Guernsey

Guernsey pictures:

Guernsey social & family history:

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Events in the Channel Islands

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