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tracing Jersey Ancestry

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Christopher

Christopher Report 13 Feb 2013 12:49

trying to trace parentage of my great grandfather born St Helier Jersey born 17 DEC 1847 name of HENRY STEPHENS . He joined Royl Navy as boy sailor(Crewman). how can I get records without travelling to JERSEY please help :-|

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 13 Feb 2013 12:54

Hello Christopher - not unless you say who he was!

There is a lady called Jersey Lily who helps on the boards (although I don't think she's on here every day) she would be able to advise.

Do you want to post some details?

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 Feb 2013 16:53

Name and birth year are essential

IF he knew his father, the details should be on his marriage cert

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 13 Feb 2013 17:49

Here's Lily's thread, although it hasn't been active since Aug 2012

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1120035

Try posting on it, and if she doesn't respond within a couple of weeks, send her a PM by clicking on her name.

Assuming she still has the same email address, she'll probably reply to you when she is able.

Christopher

Christopher Report 14 Feb 2013 11:07

Thank all for replies I have added name and date and all the details I can find.

jerseylily

jerseylily Report 18 Feb 2013 11:35

Hello Christopher

I'll see if I can find him for you later this week.