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Jersey
 
[Flag
                                    of Bailiwick of Jersey to 1981
                                    (Channel Islands, U.K.)]
to 7 Apr 1981
[Flag of
                                    Bailiwick of Jersey (Channel
                                    Islands, U.K.)]
Adopted 7 Apr 1981
[Jersey
                                    Blue Ensign (Channel Islands,
                                    U.K.)]
Adopted 14 Aug 1997 State Ensign
[Jersey civil ensign (Channel
                                    Islands, U.K.)]
Adopted 23 Jun 2010 Civil Ensign


 Map of Jersey
 Hear National Anthem
 "Dgieu Sauve la Reine"
(God Save the Queen) 
Hear Local Anthem
"Isle de Siez Nous"
(Island Home)

Adopted 28 Apr 2008

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Former Local Anthem
"Ma Normandie"
(My Normandy) (to 2008)

Constitution
(unwritten)
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Royal Court (Jersey) Law 1948
(15 Jan 1949)
Capital: Saint Helier
(Saint Hélier)
Currency: British Pound (GBP);
and from 1840
Jersey Pound
 (JEP)
National Holiday: 9 May (1945)
Liberation Day
(Jour d'la Libéthâtion)
Population: 99,602 (2018)
GDP: $5.57 billion (2016)
Exports: $N/A
Imports: $N/A
Ethnic groups: Jersey (Norman-French descent) 46.4%,
British 32.7%,
Portuguese/Madeiran 8.2%, Polish 3.3%,
Irish 2.4%, French 0.9%, other European/white 3.8%,
 other 2.3% (2011)
Total Police Force: 189 (2019)
Defense is the Responsibility of the U.K.
Merchant marine: 15 (2018)
Religions: Christian 86% (of which Anglican 44.1%,
Roman Catholic 14.6%, Baptist, Congregational New
Church, Methodist, Presbyterian 6.9%, unaffiliated
Christian 20.1%), non-religious/atheist 13.4%,
other 0.6%, (2000)
International Organizations/Treaties: None
Jersey Index
Chronology

c.56 BC - 464 AD           Part of the Roman Empire along with Northern Gaul
                             (from 27 BC, part of Gallia Lugdunensis province).
                             Jersey is possibly named Caesarea.
Sep 260 - Feb/Mar 274      Part of the breakaway Gallic Empire (Imperium
                             Galliarum).
464 - 486                  Under Syagrius (b. 430 - d. 487), who rules Northern
                             Gaul.
486                        Part of Kingdom of the Franks; called Augia or Angia.
c.520                      Christianity introduced to Jersey by Saint Hellerius
                             (Hélier)(d. 555) and Saint Marcouf (Marcoult,
                             Marculf, Marcou)(b. c.500 - d. 558).

c.582                      By this time the island was called alternately -
                             Gerseio, Gerseium, Gersoium, Grisogium, Gersoio,
                             Gersui, or Gerse.
838/856                    Islands are sacked by the Vikings.
867 - 933                  Part of the Duchy of
Brittany along with the
                            
Cotentin Peninsula
(within France). Named variously
                             Gereseye, Jerneseye, Jerseye, Jèrriais.
933                        Channel Islands (in Norman: Îles d'la Manche, French:
                             Îles Anglo-Normandes) part of the Duchy of Normandy
                             along with the Cotentin Peninsula (within France).
1025                       Name Jersoi first appears in a charter of Richard II.
25 Dec 1066                William II (b. c.1028 - d. 1087), Duke of Normandy
                             (Dux Normanniae) since 1035, becomes king of
                             England. Normandy is separated from the crown of
                             England 9 Sep 1087-28 Sep 1106 and 14 Jan 1144-
                             1150.

 8 Feb 1198 - 13 Dec 1487  Lordship of the Isles (Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney,
                             Sark, Brechou, Herm, and Jethou); within the
                             Duchy of Normandy (until 24 Jun 1204).
1202                       King Philip II of France declares Normandy a
                             forfeited fief, and by Jun 1204 the French army
                             had conquered it, except for the Channel Islands.
1203 - 1413                Les Ecréhous granted to the Cistercian Abbey of Val
                             Richer, near Lisieux, France by Pierre de Préaux,
                             Warden of the Isles.
24 Jun 1204                Channel Islands remain English when the fiefdom of
                             Normandy (including the Chausey Islands south of
                             Jersey), return to French rule. The English briefly
                             re-occupy Normandy in 1345-1360 and 1415-1450.

1204 - 1204                French occupation.
1214 - 1214                French led by Eustace "the Monk" (Eustache Busket
                             "le Moine")(b. c.1170 - d. 1217) seize the islands.
c.1215                     Rights and privileges are formally granted to the
                             Islands by King John, according to tradition.

20 Sep 1217                By Treaty of (Kingston) Lambeth, France agreed to
                             restore English possessions as of 1202, this
                             provision included such of the Channel Islands as
                             still remained in French hands.
1226                       King Henry III confirms the Channel Islands should
                             continue to enjoy the same liberties as they had
                             done under Henry II and Richard I. 
 4 Dec 1259                Treaty of Paris confirms the English loss of
                             Normandy, but the retention of the "islands (if
                             any) which the King of England should hold" under
                             suzerainty of the King of France
(the islands are
                             not named)
.

1294                       French under Jean d'Harcourt and Matthieu de
                             Montmorency attack and pillage Jersey.
Mar 1338 - Sep 1338        French occupation of Jersey under
Admiral Nicolas
                             Béhuchet
, but Gourey (Mont Orgueil) Castle remains
                             in English hands.
12 Mar 1339 - Oct 1339     French occupation of Jersey under
Robert Bertrand
                             de
Bricquebec, but Gourey (Mont Orgueil) Castle
                             again remains in English hands.

10 Jul 1341                King Edward III confirms the privileges, liberties,
                             and customs of the Islands (confirmed again 1378,
                             Jun 1394, May 1400, 1414, 1442, 1469, Dec 1483, 10
                             Feb 1486, 6 Mar 1548, 1604, and 1627).
24 Oct 1360                Treaty of Brétigny (Calais)(signed 8 May 1360)
                             provided a clause that the King of England shall
                             have and hold al1 islands which he "now holds"
                             (without naming them) and vassalage requirements
                             for the lands are ended by France.

14 Jul 1373 - Aug 1373     French siege under Bertrand du Guesclin, constable of
                             France (b. c.1320 - d. 1380)
, a bribe for safety
                             is paid by Jersey until 1376.
Mar 1380 - 1382            French occupation under Admiral Jehan de Vienne
                             (b. 1341 - d. 1396)
.

Apr 1404                   French raid under Jean de Penhoët,
Admiral of
                             Brittany (b. c.1360 - d. 1434).

 
7 Oct 1406                Franco-Castilian force led by Pero Nino, conde de
                             Buelna and Pierre de Pontbriand invades Jersey,
                             landing at St Aubin's Bay, but failing to capture
                             the island.
May 1461 - Oct 1467        French occupation, under
Pierre de Brézé, grand
                             sénéchal de Normandie
(the Western parishes remain
                             in opposition under Philippe de Carteret to 146
.)
28 Jun 1462                Queen Margaret (b. 1430 - d. 1468) agrees to
                             surrender to the French Crown, Calais along with
                             the Channel Islands, in exchange for King Louis XI
                             supporting the Lancastrian cause, by the Treaty of
                             Tours (confirming
23 Jun 1462 agreement of Chinon).
13 Jan 1473                Sir Richard Harleston (Harliston) is appointed the
                             first separate governor of Jersey.
13 Dec 1487                Lady Anne de Beauchamp (b. 1429 - d. 1492) resigned
                             her
claim to the islands to the English Crown.
1497                       The States of Jersey are first mentioned.
1499                       Chausey Islands abandoned to France by Jersey
                             (surrender contested by England until before 1764).
Aug 1549                   French landing at Bouley Bay under Jean du Breil,
                             seigneur de la Touche repulsed by Jersey militia.
26 Aug 1643 - 24 Nov 1643  Parliamentary forces
operate from St. Helier during
                             the English Civil War; while Royalist forces hold
                            
Mont Orgueil Castle.
24 Nov 1643 - 12 Dec 1651  Parliamentary authorities control the island while
                             Royalist forces are besieged in Mont Orgueil
                             Castle
.
17 Feb 1649                Charles II proclaimed King in Jersey at Market Place,
                             Charles II arrived 17 Sep 1649, left 13 Feb 1650.
19 May 1649
-  8 May 1660  Jersey part of the Commonwealth of England.
 
1 May 1779                Failed Franco-Dutch landing at St Ouen's under the
                             Charles Henri Othon, Prince de Nassau-Siegen (b.
                             1743 - d. 1808).

 
6 Jan 1781                Failed French invasion under Philippe Charles Félix
                             Macquart, sieur de Rullecourt (b. 1744 - d. 1781),
                             managing to capture the Lt. governor, but not the
                             island, before being defeated in battle.
31 Jul 1804                Loi (1804) au sujet des assemblées paroissiales (Law
                             [1804] concerning parish assemblies)(amended 17
                             Mar 1815 and 12 Mar 1905).
 3 May 1850 - 1895         Philippe Pinel (b. 1820 - d. 1896) a Jersey fisherman

                             who was known as the 'King of the Ecréhous' (Le Roi
                            
des Ecréhous) lives on Maître Île in the Ecréhous.
 
6 May 1884                Règlements Provisoires (by Jersey Order in Council
                             2/1884 of 14 Apr 1884).
15 Dec 1886                Ecréhous Islands are claimed by France as under its
                             sovereignty and as dependent territory 26 Jan 1888,
                            
in fishing dispute with U.K.
27 Aug 1888                Minquiers Islets claimed by France as part of its
                             'undoubted' maritime domain in
U.K. fishing
                             dispute.
20 Jun 1940                Demilitarization of the island completed. 
 
1 Jul 1940 -  9 May 1945  German occupation (
Britische Kanalinseln),
                             subordinated to occupied France (to 14 Aug 1944)
                             (see below).

 
9 May 1945 - 24 Aug 1945  British military administration (see below).
15 Jan 1949                Royal Court (Jersey) Law 1948 (amended 1951, 1960,
                             1967, 1974, 1979, 1985, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1996,
                             1997, 1998, 2001, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016,
                             2018).
17 Nov 1953                International Court of Justice confirms British

                             sovereignty over the Minquiers and Ecréhous Island
                             groups.

Occupied
Channel Islands

(1940-1945)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lords of the Isles (Dominus [Domina] insularum/Seigneur des îles)(Jersey and Guernsey)
c.1111                     Prince Julien du Pracle
 8 Feb 1198 - 27 May 1199  Prince John, Count of Mortain      (b. 1167 - d. 1216)

                             (from 27 May 1199, King John of England)

14 Jan 1200 - 1206         Pierre de Préaux                   (b. c.1129 - d. 1212)
                             (possibly acting for Prince John 1198-1199)

1206 - 23 Nov 1234         Vacant
23 Nov 1234 - 21 Dec 1239  Henry de Trubleville (Turberville) (
d. 1239)
21 Dec 1239 - 14 Apr 1254  Vacant
14 Apr 1254 - 20 Nov 1272  Prince Edward of England           (b. 1239 - d. 1307)
                             (from 20 Nov 1272, King Edward I)

20 Nov 1272 - 25 Nov 1275  Vacant
25 Nov 1275 - May 1328     Sir Othon de Grandison             (b. 1238 - d. 1328)

May 1328 - 30 Nov 1396     Vacant
30 Nov 1396 - 25 Oct 1415  Edward, Earl of Rutland            (b. 1373 - d. 1415)
                             (1397-1399, Duke of Aumale; from
                             1 Aug 1402, Edward, Duke of York)

27 Nov 1415 - 14 Sep 1435  John, Earl of Kendal, Earl of      (b. 1389 - d. 1435)
                             Richmond and Duke of Bedford 

14 Sep 1435 -  9 Apr 1437  Vacant 
 9 Apr 1437 - 23 Feb 1447  Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester       (b. 1390 - d. 1447)

23 Feb 1447 -  3 Jun 1449  Anne de Beauchamp (f) -Lady        (b. 1444 - d. 1449)
23 Jul 1449 - 20 Nov 1459  Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick   (b. 1428 - d. 1471)

                            
"the Kingmaker" (1st time)
 
8 Aug 1460 - 14 Apr 1471  Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick   (s.a.)
                             "the Kingmaker" (2nd time) 
May 1461 - 16 Jul 1465     Pierre de Br
ézé, comte de          (b. c.1408 - d. 1465)
                            
Maulévrier (in dissidence)

16 Jul 1465 - Oct 1467     Jacques de Brézé, comte de         (b. c.1440 - d. 1494)
                             Maulévrier (in dissidence)
14 Apr 1471 - 13 Dec 1487  Anne de Beauchamp, Countess        (b. 1429 - d. 1492)
                             of Warwick -Lady
                             (resigned claim to the English Crown)



Guardians/Wardens of the Isles (Custos insularum/Gardien des îles)
c.1117                     Sire Brandin Henton
c.1180                     Giselbert de la Hougue
1204 - Nov 1212            Hasculf du Suligny (Subligny)

                             (
acting for
Pierre de Préaux? to 1206)
Nov 1212 - 1219           
Philippe d'Albini I (1st time)     (d. 1236)
                            
(Philippe d'Aubigné)
1219 - 1224                Philippe d'Albini II
                             (Philippe d'Aubigné)
1224 - May 1226            Geffroi de Lucy
May 1226 - 1226            Hugues de Saint Philibert          (d. af.1272)
1226 - 1227                Richard de Grey of Codnor          (b. 1195 - d. 1271)
                             (1st time)
1227 - 27 Nov 1229         Guillaume de Saint-Jean (1st time)
(d. 1239)
27 Nov 1229 - 1230         Richard de Grey of Codnor          (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)

                           + Jean de Grey
22 Jun 1230 - Jul? 1232    Henry de Trubleville (Turberville) (s.a.)
                            
(1st time)
28 Sep 1232 - 13 Jun 1234  Philippe d'Albini I (2nd time)     (s.a.)
                           + Guillaume de Saint-Jean          (s.a.)
                            
(2nd time)(to Oct 1232)
13 Jun 1234 - 23 Nov 1234  Henry de Trubleville (2nd time)    (s.a.)
                            
(from 12 Nov 1234, Lord of the Isles)
13 Jun 1234 - 18 Jan 1235  Nicolas de Meules                  (b. 1191 - d. 1271)
                             (lieutenant)
1235                       Gérard de Lambersard

                           + Guillaume de Dampierre
                           + Guillaume Blom
                          
(acting)
1235 - 1240                Drouet de Barentin (1st time)

                             (Drogo [Dreux] de Barentin) 
1240 - 1241                Guillaume de Boeles (
Bouelles)
1241 - 1252                Drouet de Barentin (2nd time) 
1252 - 1254                Richard de Grey of Codnor          (s.a.)
                             (3rd time)
1254 - 1258                ....
 5 Jul 1258 - 1260?        Drouet de Barentin (3rd time)
1260? - 1271               ....
24 Jun 1271 - 14 Apr 1275  Arnaud Jean
de Cuntis
Nov 1274 - 1275            Jean Wyger (royal commissioner)
25 Nov 1275 - 1276         Raoul de Broughton
                             (lieutenant)
27 Jul 1276 - 1278         Philippe Burnel                    (b. 1240 - d. 1281)
                             (lieutenant)
c.1277 - 1289              Sir Philippe l'Evêque              (d. 1289)
                             (lieutenant)
30 Jan 1290 - 1292         Pierre d'Arcis
                             (lieutenant)
 7 Feb
1294 - 18 Jun 1294  Sir Guillaume de Grandison         (b. c.1250 - d. 1335)
                           + Henri, prieur de Wenlock
                           (lieutenants)
18 Jun 1294 - 1297         Sir Henri de Cobham                (b. 1260 - d. 1339) 

1297 - 13 Apr 1298         Sir Nicolas de Cheney (Cheny)      (d. c.1320)
                             (2nd time)

13 Apr 1298 - 1299         Henri, prieur de Wenlock
                             (lieutenant)
1299 - 13..                Denis de Tilbury
                             (lieutenant)

c.1302 - c.1304            Jean de Newent
                             (lieutenant)
c.1306 - 1309              Jean de Ditton
                             (lieutenant)
1309                       Pierre de Petitfeu
                             (lieutenant)
1309 - 1319                Drouet de Barentin                 (d. 1319)
                             (lieutenant)
c.1319                     Pierre de Balmes              

                             (lieutenant)
11 Mar 1321 - 1328         Gérard d'Orons (
Derous)            (d. 1334)
                             (Dorme, de Ourons, d'Oroms)
                             (lieutenant)
 
9 Jun 1323 - 1323         Henri de Sully
(lieutenant)        (b. 1282 - d. 1323)
                             (did not take office) 
1324 - Jul 1325            Jean de Clyvedon
                             (lieutenant)
25 Jul 1326 - 29 Mar 1327
  Raoul Basset de Drayton            (b. 1279 - d. 1343)
                           + Jean de Roches
                           (guardians)
29 Mar 1327 - 12 Jun 1328  Jean de Roches
                           + Robert de Norton
                           (guardians)
12 Jun 1328 -  9 Sep 1330  Jean de Roches

 
9 Sep 1330 - 1331         Pierre Bernard de Pynsole 
                           + Laurens de Gaillard
(du Galars)
Aug 1331                   Sir Guillaume de Cheney            (b. c.1357 - d. 1346)
1331 - 1333                Thomas Wake, Baron Wake of Liddell (b. 1297 - d. 1349)
Feb 1333 - May 1337        Henri de Ferriers                  (b. 1294? - d. 1349)
                           + Guillaume, Baron de Mountagu     (b. 1302? - d. 1344)
                             (William, Baron Montacute)
                             (from 3 Mar 1334)

10 May 1337 - 1340         Thomas 
de Ferriers (1st time)      (b. c.1299 - d. 1353) 
1337 - 1341?               Gautier de Weston (1st time)
                            
(acting for Ferriers)
Mar 1338 - Sep 1338        Nicolas Béhuchet -French Commander (b. 1288 - d. 1340)
Mar 1339 - Oct 1339     
  Robert VIII Bertrand de           
(b. c.1273 - d. 1348)
                            
Bricquebec, Baron de
                             Bricquebec -French Commander
20 Mar 1341 - 1343         Thomas de Hampton (Hamptonne)
1343 - 1347                Thomas de Ferriers (2nd time)      (s.a.) 

1343 - 1347                Gautier de Weston (2nd time)
                            
(acting for Ferriers)
1348 - 26 May 1349         Robert Wyvill
                           + Thomas de Clifford
26 May 1349 - 1354?       
Jean de Mautravers                 (b. c.1290 - d. 13..)
 
2 Apr 1354 - Apr 1357     Guillaume Stury
Apr 1357 - 1358?           Sir Thomas de Holland, Earl        (b. 1314 - d. 1360)
                             of Kent
1359 - 1366                Sir Édmond de Cheney (Chaeney)    
(d. 1374/83)
1367 - 1373                Sir Gautier Hewet                  (d. 1373)
1371 -  2 May 1372         Giefroy de Saint-Martin
                             (lieutenant)
 2 May 1372 - 1374
        Sir Edmund Rose
                             (lieutenant to 20 Nov 1373)
1374 - 1376                ....
1376 - 23 Apr 1393         Sir
Hugh Calvilegh (Calveley)      (b. c.1320 - d. 1393)
Mar 1380 - 1382            Jehan de Vienne -French Commander  (b. 1341 - d. 1396)
1380 - 1382                Jean V d'Hangest et d'Avesnecourt  (b. c.1350 - d. 1415)
                             (French governor)
1384 - 1385                Roger Walden                       (d. 1406)
                             (lieutenant)
1393 - 30 Nov 1396        
Sir Jean de Golafre                (b. c.1351 - d. 1396)
11 May 1405 - 1405        
Jean Peraunt
                           +
Thomas Pykworth

1409 - 1412                Richard of Conisburgh              (b. 1375 - d. 1415)
                             (from 1414,
Earl of Cambridge)   
1416                       Henri Mulso

1436 - 1444?               Sir John Bernard (captain)         (b. 1394 - d. 1452)

24 Feb 1447 - 1448         Jean de Beaumont, Viscount         (b. 1410 - d. 1460)
                             Beaumont
                           + Ralph Boteler, Baron             (b. 1394 - d. 1473) 
                             Sudeley
1448                       Guillaume Bertram
1448 - 1450?               William de la Pole, Duke           (b. 1396 - d. 1450)

                             of Suffolk
24 Sep 1452 - 1457         John Nanfan
(1st time)
1457 - 1460                ....
12 May 1460 - 1461         John Nanfan (2nd time)
French Commander
1461 - Oct 1467            Jean Carbonnel, seigneur de 
                             Sourdeval
English Captain and Governor of Jersey

Oct 1467 - 13 Jan 1473     Sir Richard Harleston (Harliston)  (b. c.1425 - d. c.1497)
Governor
of Jersey
13 Jan 1473 -  5 Apr 1486  Sir Richard Harleston (Harliston)  (s.a.)
                            
(continues in dissidence in Mont Orgueil to ... 1486)
Governors and Captains of Jersey and Guernsey
 
5 Apr
1486 - 23 Jul 1487  Matthew Baker                      (b. 14.. - d. 1513)
                           + David Phelip (Philips)           (d. c.1503/10)
Governors of Jersey
23 Jul 1487 - 1496         Matthew Baker                      (s.a.)
 7 Dec 1496 - 1506         Thomas Overay (
Overey)             (b. 1455 - d. 1506)
1506 - Aug 1532            Sir Hugh Vaughan                   (b. c.1460 - d. 1534)
18 Sep 1515 - 19 Sep 1515  Royal Commissioners
                           - George Treneton
                           - Reginald Meinours
Sep 1531 - 1531            Royal Commissioners
                           - Richard Foster
                           - Robert Kirke
                           - Jean Lemprière, seigneur de Rozel(d. 1534)
                           - Jean Dumaresq, seigneur de Bagot
Aug 1532 -  6 Oct 1534     Sir Anthony Ughtred (Oughtred)     (b. c.1478 - d. 1534)

 
6 Oct 1534 - 17 Jan 1536  Sir Arthur Darcy                   (b. c.1505 - d. 1561)
17 Jan 1536 -  7 Jul 1537  Thomas Vaulx (Vaux), Baron         (b. 1509 - d. 1556)
                            
Harrowden
 7 Jul 1537
- 1550         Sir Edward Seymor (Seymour),       (b. 1506 - d. 1552)
                             Viscount Beauchamp, (from 15 Oct
                             1537)
Earl of Hertford, (from
                             16 Feb 1547) Duke of Somerset
20 Mar 1550 - 1571         Sir Hugh Paulet                    (b. 1500 - d. 1573)

Captains, Guards and Governors of the Castle and Isle of Jersey
(Cappitaines, Gardes et Gouverneurs des Chasteaulx et Isle de Jersey)
1571 - 6 Dec 1573          Sir Hugh Paulet                    (s.a.)
Dec 1573 - 26 Sep 1588     Sir
Amyas Poulet (Amias Paulet)    (b. c.1532 - d. 1588)
 
4 Jul 1590 - 22 Jul 1600  Anthony Paulet                     (b. 1562 - d. 1600)
                             (from c.1595, Sir Anthony Paulet)
20 Sep 1600 - 10 Sep 1603  Sir Walter Raleigh                 (b. 1552 - d. 1618)
10
Sep 1603 -  4 Nov 1630  Sir John Peyton                    (b. 1544 - d. 1630) 
30 Apr 1617 - Jul 1617     Royal Commissioners
                           - Sir Edward Conway                (b. 1564 - d. 1631)
                           - William Bird                     (b. 1560? - d. 1624)
 4 Nov 1630 - 29 Aug 1643  Sir Thomas Jermyn (1st time)       (b. 1573 - d. 1645)

26 Aug 1643 - 1643         Parliamentary Commissioners
                           - Henri Dumaresq
                           - Michel Lemprière, seigneur       (b. 1606 - d. 1671)
                              de Maufant
                           - Abraham Hérault
29 Aug 1643 - 24 Nov 1643  Robert Rich, Earl of Warwick       (b. 1587 - d. 1658)
                             (Warwicke)(for Parliament)
24 Nov 1643 -  7 Jan 1645  Sir Thomas Jermyn (2nd time)       (s.a.)

                             (Royalist)
 7 Jan 1645 - 13 Feb 1650  Henry Jermyn, Baron Jermyn of      (b. 1605 - d. 1684)
                             of Saint Edmundsbury
                             (1st time)
(Royalist)
10 Apr 1645 - May 1645
    Royal Commissioners
                           - John Poley
                           - John Nicholas Vaughan 
                           - Henry Janson

13 Feb 1650 - 21 Aug 1650  James, Duke of York                (b. 1633 - d. 1701)
                             (Royalist)

 2 Jun 1651 - 12 Dec 1651  Henry Jermyn, Baron Jermyn  of     (s.a.)
                             of Saint Edmundsbury

                             (2nd time) (Royalist)
12 Dec 1651 - 17 Dec 1651  James Heane (
Hearne, Haynes)       (b. 1613? - d. 1655)
                             (for Parliament)
17 Dec 1651 - 19 Jan 1660  Robert Gibbon
                      (b. 1613 - d. 1681)
                             (for Parliament)
19 Jan 1660 - 29 Feb 1660  John Mason

                             (for Parliament)
Commanders-in-Chief and Governors (Commandants-en-Chef et Gouverneurs)
29 Feb 1660 - 22 Sep 1660  Carew Raleigh                      (b. 1605 - d. 1666)
22 Sep 1660 -
12 Jan 1665  Henry Jermyn, Baron Jermyn of      (s.a.)                          
                             Saint Edmundsbury
(3rd time)
                            
(from 27 Apr 1660, Earl of Saint Alban's)
12 Jan 1665 - 13 Apr 1679  Sir Thomas Morgan                  (b. 1604 - d. 1679)

13 May 1679 -  5 Aug 1684  Sir John Lanier                    (b. 1638 - d. 1692)
Governors and Captains of the Isle of Jersey (Gouverneurs et Capitaines de l'Isle de Jersey)
 
5 Aug 1684 -  1 Apr 1703  Thomas Jermyn, Baron Jermyn, of    (b. 1633 - d. 1703)
                            
Saint Edmundsbury
20
Apr 1704 - 18 Oct 1722  Henry Lumley                       (b. 1658? - d. 1722)
24 Aug 1723 - 14 Sep 1749  Richard Temple, Viscount Cobham    (b. 1675 - d. 1749)
23 Jan
1750 - 18 Jan 1761  John Huske                         (b. 1689 - d. 1761)
18 Jul 1761 - 13 Oct 1772  George Keppel, Earl of Albemarle   (b. 1724 - d. 1772)
27
Nov 1772 -  9 Jul 1795  Henry Seymour Conway               (b. 1719 - d. 1795)
22 Sep 1795 - 16 Jul 1796  Sir George Howard                  (b. 1718 - d. 1796)

27 Aug 1796 - 14 Sep 1807  George Townshend, Marquess         (b. 1724 - d. 1807)
                             Townshend
14 Oct 1807 -  5 Mar 1820  John Pitt, Earl of Chatham         (b. 1756 - d. 1835)
12 Mar
1821 -  8 Jan 1854  William Carr Beresford, Baron      (b. 1768 - d. 1854)
                             Beresford (from 28 Mar 1823, William
                             Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford) 
 
8 Jan 1854                Post abolished
Lieutenant-Governors
(frequently acting for the Governors to 1854)
1501 - 1502                Jean Lemprière, seigneur de Rozel  (d. 1534)
1503 - 1507                Roger Bouton
1508 - Feb 1509            Thomas Raoul
1531                       Richard Castel

af.10 Jun 1535 - 1536      Thomas Handgatte
27 Apr 1536 - 1536        
Matthew Thompson
1536 - 1541               
Robert Raymond
1541 - 1549                Henry Cornish
(Cornysshe)
1557 - 1559                Amyas Poulet (Amias Paulet)        (s.a.)
1561 - 1571                Georges Paulet, seigneur de Saint- (b. 1534 - d. 1621)
                             Germain
c.1575                     Gilles Lemprière
17 Aug 1583 -  4 Jul 1590  Anthony Paulet                     (s.a.)
17 Dec 1593 - 1594?        Georges Paulet (1st time)          (b. c.1533 - d. 1621)
24 Sep 1600 - 1601?        Georges Paulet (2nd time)         
(s.a.)
10 Sep 1603 - 1604?        Georges Paulet (3rd time)          (s.a.)
 5 Sep 1607 - 1607?        John Peyton, Jr. (1st time)        (b. 1579 - d. 1635)
20 May 1609 -  1 Jul 1609 
Georges Paulet (4th time)          (s.a.)
23 Dec 1613
- 161.         Aaron Messervy                     (b. 1565 - d. 1630)

25 Sep 1617 - 1618         Georges Paulet (5th time)          (s.a.)
23 Apr 1619 - 1623         John Peyton, Jr. (2nd time)        (s.a.)
29 Jan 1624 - 1625         Philippe de Carteret II,           (b. 1584 - d. 1643)
                             seigneur de St. Ouen (1st time)
16 Jul 1625 - 1625         Élie de Carteret                   (b. 1585 - d. 1640)
                             (substitute)
Feb 1626 - 1627            John Peyton, Jr. (3rd time)        (s.a.)

1627 - 1628                Philippe de Carteret II,           (s.a.)
                             seigneur de St. Ouen (2nd time)
22 Aug 1629 - 22 Oct 1629  J
osué de Carteret, seigneur de     (d. 1664)
                             la T
rinité 
22 Oct 1629 - Oct 1630     John Peyton, Jr. (4th time)        (s.a.)

28 Jan 1631 - 1633         Sir Francis Raynsford (Rainsford)  (b. 1601 - d. 1635)
 7 Sep 1633 - 1633         Philippe Maret (Marett)
19 Jul 1634 - 1634         Elie de Carteret (deputy governor)
30 Jan 1640 - 1640         Philippe de Carteret II, (3rd time)(s.a.)
                             seigneur de St. Ouen
1641 - 23 Aug 1643         Philippe de Carteret II, (4th time)(s.a.)

                             seigneur de St. Ouen
 
                           
(from 1642, Royalist)
29 Aug 1643 - 21 Nov 1643  Leonard Lydcott
                    (b. c.1615 - d. 1682?)
                             (for Parliament)

24 Nov 1643 - 17 Dec 1651  Sir George de Carteret, seigneur   (b. 1608 - d. 1680)
                             de Méléches (Royalist)
19 Aug 1648 - 1649         Philippe de Carteret
                             (acting for George Carteret)
21 Jun 1649 - 1650?        Sir Philippe de Carteret,          (b. 1620 - d. 1662)
                             seigneur de Saint-Ouen
                             (acting for George Carteret)
c.1657 - 1658?             Austin Buckler

                             (deputy governor; for Parliament)
1658? - 19 Jan 1660
       Richard Yardley

                             (
deputy governor; for Parliament)
22 Sep 1660 - 1661         T
homas Jermyn                      (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor)
af.
25 Apr 1661-12 Jan 1665 Sir Philippe de Carteret,          (s.a.)
                            
seigneur de Saint-Ouen
                             (
deputy governor)
 2 Nov 1667 - 1675?        Sir Roger Manley                   (b. 1626 - d. 1688)
17 Jun 1675 - 1676?        Sir Herbert Lunsford (1st time)    (b. 1630 - d. 1680)
                            
(deputy governor)
 
1 Aug 1679 - 1680?        Sir Herbert Lunsford (2nd time)    (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor)
14 Feb 1680 - 1681
        Henry Boade (1st time)
                             (deputy governor)
30 Apr 1685 - 1685         Henry Boade (2nd time)
                             (deputy governor)
Lieutenant-Governors of Jersey (Lieutenant-Gouverneurs de Jersey)
10 Oct 1685 - 1686         Rowland Watson                    
(d. 1693)
30 Oct 1686 - 1687         Dominick Trant                     (b. 1651 - d. ....)
                             (deputy governor)
 8 Sep 1687 - 1687         John Sydenham             
                             (commander-in-chief)

10 Sep 1687 - 1688         John Gwillym (Guillims)
1688 -  2 Apr 1689         Sir Thomas Windham (Wyndham)       (b. 1647? - d. 1693)
                             (deputy governor) (1st time)
 
2 Apr 1689 - 19 Dec 1689  Sir Bevill Granville (Greenville)  (b. 1655 - d. 1706)
                             (deputy governor)
19 Dec 1689 -
1690         Sir Thomas Windham (Wyndham)       (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor)(2nd time)

19 Apr 1690 - 12 Dec 1691
  Edward Haris (Harris, Harrys) 
12 Dec 1691 -  2 May 1695  Joseph Johnson (deputy governor)
 
2 May 1695 -  2 Jul 1715  Thomas Collier                     (b. 16.. - d. 1715)
 7 Nov 1699 - 1699         Christopher Worthevale
                             (deputy governor, acting for Collier)
31 Oct 1703 - 1704         Louis Mordaunt                     (b. 1665 - d. 1713)
                             (Lt. governor pro tem, acting for Collier)
20 Dec 1707 - 1708         Nicolas de la Noë
                             (deputy governor, acting for Collier)
11 May 1714 - 1714         George (Georges) Dumaresq          (b. 1680 - d. 1719)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Collier)
                             (1st time)
 2 Jul 1715 -  5 Nov 1715  George (Georges) Dumaresq          (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor)(2nd time)
 
5 Nov 1715 - 19 Nov 1715
  Luke Spicer                        (b. 1666 - d. 1721)
                             (deputy governor)
19 Nov 1715 - 29 Aug 1722  Robert Wilson 

30 Jul 1718 -  7 Aug 1718  Magnus Kempenfelt (Kempenfeld)     (b. 1665 - d. 1727)
                             (
deputy governor, acting for Wilson)
                             (1st time)
 7 Aug 1718 -  2 Sep 1718  Henry Berkeley                     (b. 168. - d. 1736)
                             (
deputy governor, acting for Wilson)
 
2 Sep 1718 - 22 Oct 1719  Magnus Kempenfelt (Kempenfeld)     (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Wilson)
                             (2nd time)

22 Oct 1719 - 1720         John Crosbie (Crosby)              (b. 167. - d. 1761?)
                            
(deputy governor, acting for Wilson)
29 Aug 1722 -  2 Nov 1722  Richard Jones                      (b. 16.. - d. 1722)
                             (deputy governor)
 3 Nov 1722 - 
4 Feb 1723  John Broughton                     (b. 168. - d. 1745?)
                             (deputy governor)
 
4 Feb 1723 - 24 Aug 1723  John Skeys (1st time)              (b. 167. - d. 1757?)
                             (deputy governor)
24 Aug 1723 - 17 Jul 1727  Magnus Kempenfelt (Kempenfeld)     (s.a.)
                            
(3rd time)
17 Jul 1727 - 27 Jan 1728  John Skeys (2nd time)              (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor)
27 Jan 1728 -
14 Nov 1730  George Howard               
14 Nov 1730 -  4 Jul 1732  William Hargrave                   (b. 1671 - d. 1751)
 4 Jul 1732 - 13 Feb 1738
  Peter Bettesworth (Betsworth)      (b. 1676 - d. 1738)
 6 Mar 1736 -  2 Feb 1738  Edmund Fielding                    (b. c.1676 - d. 1741)
                             (
commander-in-chief)  
 2 Feb 1738 - 18 Aug 1738  John Charlton (1st time)
                             (deputy governor)
18 Aug 1738 - 26 Jun 1740  Jean Cavalier                      (b. 1681 - d. 1740)

17 Mar 1740 - 1740         John Charlton (2nd time)
                             (
deputy governor, acting for Cavalier) 
17 Sep 1741 - 15 Sep 1747  Francis Best                       (b. 1669 - d. 1753)
                             (= Jean-François Besse)
15 Sep 1747 - 19 Jun 1749  Gregory Beake                      (b. 168. - d. 1749)
 8 May 1749 - 27 Sep 1749  Juan d'Arboleda (de Arboleda)      (b. 16.. - d. 1752)
                             (
deputy governor)
27 Sep 1749 - 20 Nov 1753  William Deane                     
(b. 168. - d. 1775)
26 Oct 1752 - 1753         Jean Dumaresq                      (b. 1688 - d. 1757)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Deane)
20 Nov 1753 - 12 Jan 1760  George Collingwood                
(b. 1692? - d. 1760)
21 Jul 1756 - Dec 1758     Thomas Burges (Burgess)            (b. 171. - d. 1760?)
                             (commander-in-chief)
 2 Dec 1758 - 29 Jan 1762  James Forrester                   
(b. 170. - d. 1764?)
                             (commander-in-chief)
29 Jan 1762 - 28 Jun 1762  John Barlow
(deputy governor)      (b. 1721 - d. 1778)
28 Jun 1762 - 1766?        John Campbell
(commander-in-chief) (b. 1720 - d. 1773)
13 Sep 1766 - 
4 Jul 1768  Pomeroy Gylbert (Gilbert)(1st time)(b. 1717 - d. 1770)
                             (deputy governor)
 4 Jul 1768 -  6 Aug 1768  Henry Lee
(deputy governor)        (b. 173. - d. 1774)
 6 Aug 1768 - 18 Oct 1768  Pomeroy Gylbert (Gilbert)(2nd time)(s.a.)
                             (deputy governor)
18 Oct 1768 -  2 Jun 1770  Thomas Ball                        (b. 171. - d. 1770)

 2 Jun 1770 - 15 Jun 1770  Chapple Norton                     (b. 1746 - d. 1818)
                             (deputy governor)
15 Jun 1770 - 
5 Jan 1771  Rudolph Bentinck (1st time)        (b. 1738 - d. 1820)
                             (deputy governor to 7 Jul 1770, then interim)
 5 Jan 1771 -  4 Apr 1771  Charles Terrott (deputy governor)  (b. 1721? - d. 1793)
 
4 Apr 1771 - 17 Feb 1781  Moyse Corbet (Moses Corbett)       (b. 1728 - d. 181.)
                            
(French prisoner on 6 Jan 1781,
                             then under U.K. arrest 25-30 Jan 1781)
 6 Apr 1771 - 1771        
Rudolph Bentinck (2nd time)        (s.a.)
                             (commander-in-chief)
28 Jun 1777 - 1777         George Le Hunte                  
  (b. 173. - d. 180.)
                             (
deputy governor, acting for Corbet)
17 Feb 1781 - 
6 Jul 1782  John Reid                          (b. 1721 - d. 1807)
                             (commander-in-chief and deputy governor)
 6 Jul 1782                Richard Whyte                      (b. 17.. - d. 1807)
                             (commander-in-chief)
 
6 Jul 1782
- Mar 1797     Philip Fall (= Philippe Falle)     (b. 1736 - d. 1797)
                            
(absent from 1795)
 9 Nov 1784 - 1784         James Stewart                      (b. 174. - d. 1815)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Fall)
 
6 May 1790 - 1790         Peter Aylward                      (b. 173. - d. 1803)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Fall)
17 Aug 1790 -  4 Sep 1790  Andrew Parke
                      (b. 174. - d. 1803)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Fall) 
 
4 Sep 1790 - 1790         Philip Mercier                    
(b. 1738? - d. 1793)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Fall)
31 Jan 1793 - 1793
         James Henry Craig                  (b. 1748 - d. 1812)
                             (commander-in-chief)
24 Oct 1793 - 1794         Alexander Lindsay, Earl of         (b. 1752 - d. 1825)
                             Balcarres
(commander-in-chief)
15 Jun 1795 -
1795?        Andrew Gordon (1st time)           (b. 174. - d. 1806)
                             (commander-in-chief)
 5 Oct 1797 - 17 Apr 1806
  Andrew Gordon (2nd time)          
(s.a.)
 
7 Sep 1799 - 1799         Charles Monson                     (b. 1758 - d. 1800)
                             (
deputy governor, acting for Gordon)

19 Apr 1806 - 21 Jun 1806  William Johnstone
(deputy governor)(b. 176. - d. 1815) 
21 Jun 1806 - 23 Jul 1814  Sir George Don                     (b. 1754 - d. 1832)

17 Oct 1809 - 1810         Baldwin Leighton                   (b. 1747 - d. 1828)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Don)
23 Jul 1811 - 1811         John Hatton (1st time)
            (b. 176. - d. 1821)
                             (deputy governor
, acting for Don)   
16 Jul 1814 - 23 Jul 1814 
Sir Tomkyns Hilgrove Turner        (b. 1764 - d. 1843)
                            
(deputy governor, acting for Don)
                             (1st time)

23 Jul 1814 -  8 Oct 1814 
John Hatton (2nd time)             (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor)   
 
8 Oct 1814 -  9 May 1816  Sir Tomkyns Hilgrove Turner        (s.a.)
                            
(2nd time)
17 Oct 1815 - 1816         Sir William Williams (1st time)    (b. 1776 - d. 1832)
                             (
deputy governor, acting for Turner)
27 Jan 1816 - 1816         Andrew Coghlan                  
  (b. 1766 - d. 1837)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Turner)
 9 May 1816 - Sep 1821     Hugh Mackay Gordon                 (b. 1759 - d. 1823)

29 Jun 1816 - 1816         Sir William Williams (2nd time)    (s.a.)
                             (
deputy governor, acting for Gordon)
 1 Feb 1817 - 1817         Hélier Touzel (1st time)
          (b. 1779 - d. 1865)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Gordon)
14 Feb 1818 - 1818        
Augustus De Butts (1st time)       (b. 1770 - d. 1853)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Gordon)
13 Mar 1819 - 1819
         Augustus De Butts (2nd time)       (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Gordon)
30 Mar 1820 - 1820        
Augustus De Butts (3rd time)       (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor, acting for Gordon)
12 Mar 1821 - 1821
         Augustus De Butts (4th time)       (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor
, acting for Gordon)
 4 Aug 1821 - 10 Sep 1821
  Hélier Touzel (2nd time)           (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor
, acting for Gordon)
10 Sep 1821 -  7 Oct 1830  Sir Colin Halkett                  (b. 1774 - d. 1856)

 
7 Oct 1830 - 26 Nov 1830  Hélier Touzel (3rd time)           (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor)
26 Nov 1830 - 31 Mar 1835
  Sir William Thornton               (b. 1779 - d. 1840)
 
1 Apr 1835 - 22 Apr 1835  Hélier Touzel (4th time)           (s.a.)
                             (deputy governor)
22 Apr 1835 - 12 May 1838  Sir Archibald Campbell             (b. 1774 - d. 1838)

12 May 1838 - 14 Sep 1838  John Oldfield                      (b. 1789 - d. 1863)
                            
(deputy governor)
Lieutenant-Governors of the Island of Jersey
(Lieutenant-Gouverneurs de l'Île de Jersey)
14 Sep 1838 -  9 Jan 1847  Sir Edward Gibbs                   (b. 1777? - d. 1847) 

 
9 Jan 1847 - 16 Jan 1847  Matthew Charles Dixon              (b. 1791 - d. 1860)
                             (deputy governor)
16 Jan 1847 - 30 Apr 1852  Sir James Henry Reynett            (b. 1784 - d. 1864)

30
Apr 1852 - 31 Jan 1857  Sir James Frederick Love           (b. 1784 - d. 1866)
 
4 Apr 1857 - 11 Jul 1860  Godfrey Charles Mundy              (b. 1804 - d. 1860)
12 Jul 1860 - 20 Sep 1860  William Turnbull Renwick           (b. 1802 - d. 1890)
                             (deputy governor)
20 Sep 1860 -  5 Oct 1863  Sir Robert Percy Douglas           (b. 1805 - d. 1891)

 
5 Oct 1863 - 28 Oct 1863  George Augustus Frederick De Rinzy (b. 1814 - d. 1895)
                             (deputy governor)
28 Oct 1863 -  1 Oct 1868  Burke Douglas Cuppage              (b. 1794 - d. 1877)

 
3 Oct 1868 -  3 Sep 1873  Philip Melmoth Nelson Guy          (b. 1804 - d. 1878)
                            
(from 24 May 1873, Sir Philip Melmoth Nelson Guy)
 3 Sep 1873 - 13 Oct 1873  Samuel Stallard (deputy governor)  (b. 1824 - d. 1902)
13 Oct 1873 - 30 Sep 1878  Sir William Sherbrooke Ramsay      (b. 1804 - d. 1886)

                             Norcott (from 2 Jun 1877, William
                             Sherbrooke Ramsay
Norcott)
 1 Oct 1878 - 30 Sep 1883  Lothian Nicholson                  (b. 1827 - d. 1893)
 1 Oct 1883 -  1 Nov 1887  Henry Wray                         (b. 1826 - d. 1900)
 1 Nov 1887 -  1 Nov 1892  Charles Brisbane Ewart             (b. 1827 - d. 1903)
 2
Nov 1892 - 10 May 1895  Edwin Markham                      (b. 1833 - d. 1918)
10 May 1895 -  9 Nov 1900  Edward Hopton                      (b. 1837 - d. 1912)
                            
(from 24 May 1900, Sir Edward Hopton)
15 Nov 1900 -  1 Oct 1904  Henry Richard Abadie               (b. 1841 - d. 1915)
 
1 Oct 1904 - 16 Jun 1910  Hugh Sutlej Gough                  (b. 1848 - d. 1920)
16 Jun 1910 -  7 Oct 1916  Sir Alexander Nelson Rochfort      (b. 1850 - d. 1916)
 7 Oct 1916 - 29 Oct 1920  Sir Alexander Andrew Wilson        (b. 1858 - d. 1937)

29 Oct 1920 - 24 Mar 1924  Sir William Douglas Smith          (b. 1865 - d. 1939)
24 Mar 1924 - 26 May 1924  Sir William Henry Venables Vernon  (b. 1852 - d. 1934)
                              (acting)
26 May 1924 - 26 May 1929  Sir Francis Richard Bingham        (b. 1863 - d. 1935)

27 May
1929 - 28 May 1934  Sir Edward Henry Willis            (b. 1870 - d. 1961)
28 May 1934 -  1 Apr 1939  Horace de Courcy Martelli          (b. 1877 - d. 1959)
                             (from 11 May 1937, Sir Horace de Courcy Martelli) 
 
1 Apr 1939 - 29 Apr 1939  Alexander Moncrieff Coutanche      (b. 1892 - d. 1973)
                             (1st time)(acting)
29 May 1939 - 21 Jun 1940  James Murray Robert Harrison       (b. 1880 - d. 1957)

                            
(departed 21 Jun 1940, retired 1 Oct 1940)
21 Jun 1940 - 24 Jun 1940  Alexander Moncrieff Coutanche      (s.a.)

                             (2nd time)(acting [for Harrison]) 
President of the Superior Council of the States of Jersey
24 Jun 1940 - 25 Aug 1945  Alexander Moncrieff Coutanche      (s.a.)
Lieutenant Governors
and Commanders-in-chief
25 Aug 1945 - 1953         Sir Arthur Edward Grassett         (b. 1888 - d. 1971)
16 Oct 1953 - 1958         Sir Randolph Stewart Gresham       (b. 1892 - d. 1975)
                             Nicholson
15 Nov 1958 - 1963         Sir George Eben James Erskine      (b. 1899 - d. 1965)
15 Jan 1964 - 1969         Sir John Michael Villiers          (b. 1907 - d. 1990)
20 Jun 1969 - 1974         Sir John Gilbert Davis             (b. 1911 - d. 1989)
 
2 Sep 1974 - 1979         Sir Geoffrey Richard Desmond       (b. 1912 - d. 2002)
                             Fitzpatrick 
 
4 Oct 1979 - 1984         Sir Peter John Frederick Whiteley  (b. 1920 - d. 2016)
21 Nov 1984
- 1990         Sir William Thomas Pillar          (b. 1924 - d. 1999)
14 Apr 1990 - 1995         Sir John Matthias Dobson Sutton    (b. 1932 - d. 2014)
23 Aug 1995 - 12 Oct 2000  Sir Michael John Wilkes            (b. 1940 - d. 2013)
12 Oct 2000 - 24 Jan 2001  Sir Philip Martin Bailhache        (b. 1946)
                             (1st time) (acting)
24 Jan 2001 -  7 Apr 2006  Sir John Anthony Cheshire          (b. 1942)
 7 Apr 2006 - 14 Jun 2006  Sir Philip Martin Bailhache        (s.a.)
                             (2nd time) (acting)
14 Jun 2006 - 30 Jun 2011  Andrew Peter Ridgway               (b. 1950)
                             (from 11 Jun 2011, Sir Andrew Peter  Ridgway)             
30 Jun 2011 - 26 Sep 2011  Michael Cameron St. John Birt      (b. 1948)
                             (acting)
26 Sep 2011 - 30 Nov 2016  Sir John Chalmers McColl           (b. 1952)
30 Nov 2016 - 13 Mar 2017  William James Bailhache (acting)   (b. 1953)
13 Mar 2017 -              Sir Stephen Gary George Dalton     (b. 1954)


Bailiffs (Ballivus/Bailli du Gardien)
c.1228                     Richard de Grey of Codnor          (s.a.)
                           + Hugues de Saint Philibert        (s.a.)    
c.1229                    
Guillaume de St. John
1259 - c.1267              Drouet de Barentin
c.1267 - c.1268            Guillaume de Barentin              (d. bf.1295)

1271 - 1274                Jean de Carteret (1st time)

c.1275                     Arnaud Jean
1277 - 1289                S
ir Philippe l'Evêque (1st time)   (s.a.)
1290 - 1294                Pierre de Arcis (d'Arcis)
1294 - 1298
               Jean de Carteret (2nd time)
c.1298                     Nicolas Hasteyn (Hastein)
c.1299                     Raoul Gautier
1299                       Jean de Carteret (3rd time)

1299 - 13..                Sir Philippe l'Evêque (2nd time)   (s.a.)
c.1301                     Pierre Vigoure
c.1307                     Jean de Jersey
c.1315                     Colin Hasteyn
(Hastein)
c.1318                     Henri de Saint-Martin
c.1324                     Guillaume Longynnour
c.1324                     Pierre Ugoun (Hugoun)(1st time)
c.1324                     Lucas de Espyard
c.1324                     Pierre de la Haye (1st time)
c.1324                     Philippe de Vyncheleys (Vincheleis)
                             (
1st time)

c.1324                     Guillaume Dryvaud (acting)
13.. - 13..                Galfrus de Hoga

c.1329                     Pierre Ugoun (Hugoun)(2nd time)
1329?                      Geoffrey de la Hougue
1332                       Raoul Turgis
c.1332                     Nicolas (or Colin) Hasteyn
(Hastein)
c.1332                     Philippe de Vyncheleys (Vincheleis)
                             (2nd time)

c.1332                     Matthieu Le Loreour
c.1332                     Pierre de la Haye (2nd time)
c.1331                     Guillaume Brasdefer
c.1339                     Geffroi de la Hogue
1348 - 1351                Guille Hastein (1st time)

                             (or Guillaume Hastein) 
c.1351                     Roger de Powderham
c.1352                     Guille Hastein (2nd time)
c.1356                     Jean Cocquerel (John Cockerell)
c.1357                     Raoul Lemprière (1st time)         (d. bf.1378)
1362 - 1364                Raoul Lemprière (2nd time)         (s.a.)

1367 - 1368                Richard de Saint-Martin
1368 - 1369                Richard le Petit (1st time)
1370 - 1371                Jean de Saint-Martin (1st time)
1371 - 1372                Richard le Petit (2nd time)

12 Aug 1372 - 1374         Jean de Saint-Martin (2nd time)
1378 - 1380                Thomas Brasdefer (1st time)
1380                       G
iefroy de Saint-Martin (acting)
1380 - 1391                Thomas Brasdefer (2nd time)
1386                       Thomas de Bethom

 6 Nov 1395 - Sep 1401     Giefrey (Godefroy) Brasdefer
Sep 1401 - 1403            Colin le Petit
1405 - 1406                Guillaume de Layc
1406 - 1425                Thomas Danyel
1432                       Sir John Bernard (1st time)        (s.a.)
 
8 Nov 1435 - 1435         Thomas de la Cour
1435 - 1436                Jean Lemprière                     (b. c.1390 - d. 14..)
1436 - 1442                Sir John Bernard (2nd time)        (s.a.)
1444                       Jean Payn (1st time)
1446?                      Jean Payn (2nd time)
1446 - 1451                Regnauld (Renaud) de Carteret,     (d. bf.1480)
                             s
eigneur de Longueville
1452 - 1453                Jean Poingdestre                   (b. 1375 - d. 1453)
 5 Jun 1460
- 1468         Nicolas Morin (Mourin)             (b. c.1405 - d. 1475)
                             (appointed by
Maulévrier)
1468 - 1477
                Jean Poingdestre, seigneur de      (b. 1411 - d. 1477)
                             Saint-Sauveur
1477                       Nicolas Morin (Mourin)(3rd time)   (s.a.)
1479 - 1481                Guillaume Hareby (1st time)

1481 - 1484                Clément Le Hardy, seigneur de      (d. 1494?)
                             Longueville (1st time)
1484 - 1485                Guillaume Hareby (2nd time)

1485 - 1493                Clément Le Hardy, seigneur de      (s.a.)
                             Longueville (2nd time)
1494                       Jean Nicolle
27 Mar 1495 - 1513         Thomas Lemprière, seigneur de      (b. 1455 - d. 1521)
                             Saint-Jean la Hougue-Boëte
                             (1st time) 

1513 - 1514                Hélier de Carteret, seigneur de    (b. 1477 - d. 1561)
                             Saint-Germain (1st time)
                             (suspended 1514-1516)    

1515 - 15 Dec 1521         Thomas Lemprière, seigneur de      (s.a.)
                             Saint-Jean la Hougue-Boëte
                             (2nd time) 

15 Dec 1521 - 1523         Hélier de Carteret, seigneur de    (s.a.)

                             Saint-Germain (2nd time)
                             (suspended 1516-1523)    

1523 - 1524
                Hélier de la Rocque, seigneur      (d. 1549?)
                             de Saval
(1st time)    

Aug 1524 - 1527            Jean Lemprière, seigneur de Rozel  (d. 1534)
                            
(1st time)
                           + Sir Richard Mabon                (d. c.1543)
1527                       Hélier de Carteret, seigneur de    (s.a.)
                             Saint-Germain (3rd time)     
1527 - 1528
               Jean Lemprière, seigneur de Rozel  (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
1528 - 1529                
Jasper Pen (Payn)
1529 - 1530                Hélier de la Rocque, seigneur      (s.a.)
                             de Saval (2nd time)
1529 - 1530                
Clément Lemprière, seigneur de     (d. 1551)
                             Saint-Jean la Hougue Boëtte
 
                            (acting for suspended de la Rocque)
1530 - 18 Feb 1561         Hélier de Carteret, seigneur de    (s.a.)
                             Saint-Germain (4th time)     

 
8 Mar 1561 - Jun 1564     Hostes Nicolle, seigneur           (d. 1564)
                             de Longueville
31 Oct 1564 - 1566         Édouard Dumaresq (acting)          (b. c.1511 - d. 1566)
1566 - 31 Aug 1583         Jean Dumaresq, seigneur de         (b. 1543 - d. 1603)
                             Vinchelez-de-Bas (1st time)     

31 Aug 1583 - 1586         Georges Paulett, seigneur de       (b. 1534 - d. 1621)
                             Saint-Germain
(1st time)  
1586 - 28 May 1586         Gilles Lemprière, seigneur de la   (b. 1540 - d. 1601)
                             Trinité (acting)
28 May 1586 - 17 Oct 1587  Jean Dumaresq,
seigneur de         (s.a.)
                             Vinchelez-de-Bas (2nd time) 
17 Oct 1587 - 28 May 1591  Georges Paulett
, seigneur de       (s.a.)
                             Saint-Germain (2nd time) 
28 May 1591 -  3 Jan 1596  Jean Dumaresq
, seigneur de         (s.a.)
                             Vinchelez-de-Bas (3rd time) 
 3 Jan 1596 - 10 Jun 1614  Georges Paulett
, seigneur de       (s.a.)
                             Saint-Germain (3rd time)
10 Jun 1614 - 16 Sep 1615  Hugh Lemprière,
seigneur de        (b. 1562 - d. 1624)
                             Diélament (1st time)     
16 Sep 1615 - 27 Sep 1621  Jean H
érault, seigneur de Saint-   (b. 1569 - d. 1626)
                            
Sauveur (1st time)
27 Sep 1621 - 16 Aug 1622  Hugh Lemprière, seigneur de        (s.a.)
                             Diélament (2nd time) 
16 Aug 1622 - 19 Aug 1624  Sir William Parkhurst              (b. 1581 - d. 1667)

19 Aug 1624 - 11 Mar 1626  Jean Hérault, seigneur de Saint-   (s.a.)
                             Sauveur (2nd time)
12 Mar 1626 - 23 Aug 1643  Sir Philippe de Carteret II,       (s.a.)
                             seigneur
de
St. Ouen
                             (acting to 18 Jan 1627)
                             (
from 1642, Royalist)
29
Aug 1643 - 21 Nov 1643  Michel Lemprière, seigneur         (b. 1606 - d. 1671)
                             de Maufant (1st time)
                             (for Parliament)

19
Nov 1643 - 12 Dec 1651  Sir Georges Carteret, seigneur     (s.a.)

                             de Méléches (1st time) (Royalist)
17 Dec 1651 - 28 Jul 1660  Michel Lemprière, seigneur         (
s.a.)
                             de Maufant (2nd time)
                             (for Parliament)
28 Jul 1660 - 26 Feb 1661  Sir Georges Carteret, seigneur     (s.a.)
                             de Méléches (2nd time) 

26 Feb 1661 - 20 Nov 1662  Sir Philippe de Carteret,          (b. 1620 - d. 1662)
                             seigneur de St. Ouen
 
5 Mar 1663 - 15 Sep 1665  Philippe de Carteret de Grouville  (b. 1620 - d. 1665)
23 Sep 1665 - 25 Nov 1665  François de Carteret, seigneur de  (b. 1601 - d. 1670)
                             La Hague (acting)
25 Nov 1665 -  3 Aug 1682  Sir Édouard de Carteret            (b. 1620 - d. 1683)

 
3 Aug 1682 - 23 Oct 1693  Sir Philippe de Carteret, seigneur (b. 1650 - d. 1693)
                             de St. Ouen
28 Oct 1693 -  3 Sep 1694  Philippe Le Geyt (acting)          (b. 1655 - d. 1716)
 3 Sep 1694 -  3 May 1703  Édouard de Carteret                (b. 1671 - d. 1703)

 
3 May 1703 -  6 Jun 1715  Charles de Carteret, seigneur      (b. 1679 - d. 1715)
                             de St. Ouen
13 Jun 1715 - 20 Jul 1715 
Élie Dumaresq, seigneur des Augrès (b. 1674 - d. 1754)
                             (acting)
20 Jul 1715 -  2 Jan 1763  John Carteret, Baron Carteret,     (b. 1690 - d. 1763)

                             (from 18 Oct 1744) Earl Granville, 
                             s
eigneur de St. Ouen 
20 Jan 1763 - 31 Mar 1763  Charles Lemprière,
seigneur de     (b. 1714 - d. 1806)
                             Rozel (1st time)(acting)
31 Mar 1763 - 13 Feb 1776  Robert Carteret, Earl Granville,   (b. 1721 - d. 1776)

                             seigneur de St. Ouen 
 
9 Mar 1776 - 11 May 1776
  Charles Lemprière, seigneur de     (s.a.) 
                             Rozel (2nd time)(acting)
11 May 1776 - 17 Jun 1826  Henry Frederick (Thynne) Carteret, (b. 1735 - d. 1826)

                             (from 29 Jan 1784) Baron Carteret,
                            
of Hawnes in the County of Bedford
24 Jun 1826 -  7 Sep 1826  Philippe de Carteret (acting)      (b. 1765? - d. 1840)
 
7 Sep 1826 - 11 Mar 1831  Sir Thomas Le Breton               (b. 1763 - d. 1838)
12 Mar 1831 -  1 Jun 1848  Jean de Veulle, seigneur des       (b. 1799 - d. 1848)
                            
Augrès (from 2 Mar 1831, Sir Jean de Veulle)
 5 Jun 1848 -  6 Jul 1848  Édouard Léonard Bisson (1st time)  (b. 1807 - d. 1884)
                             (acting)
 6 Jul 1848 - 24 Nov 1857  Sir Thomas Le Breton               (b. 1791 - d. 1857)

28 Nov 1857 - 27 Feb 1858  Édouard Léonard Bisson (2nd time)  (s.a.)
                             (acting)
27 Feb 1858 - 14 Feb 1880  John Hammond                       (b. 1801 - d. 1880)

17 Feb 1880 -  5 Apr 1880  Francis Marett (acting)            (b. 18.. - d. 1890)
 
5 Apr 1880 - 10 Nov 1884  Robert Pipon Marett                (b. 1820 - d. 1884)
                            
(from 3 May 1880, Sir Robert Pipon Marett)
11 Nov 1884 - 15 Dec 1884 
Edward Mourant (acting)            (b. 1834 - d. 1899)
29 Dec 1884 -  1 Oct 1898  George Clement Bertram             (b. 1841 - d. 1915)

                             (from 1 Aug 1885, Sir George Clement Bertram)
 
1 Oct 1898 -  2 May 1899  Edward Charles Malet de Carteret   (b. 1869 - d. 1946)
                             (1st time)(acting)
 
2 May 1899 -  7 Mar 1931  William Henry Venables Vernon      (b. 1852 - d. 1934)
                             (from 18 Dec 1903, Sir William Henry Venables Vernon)
18
Mar 1931 - 20 May 1931  Reginald Malet de Carteret (acting)(b. 1865 - d. 1935)
20 May 1931 - 15 Jul 1935
  Edward Charles Malet de Carteret   (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
16 Jul 1935 - 27 Aug 1935  Philip de Carteret Le Cornu        (b. 1861 - d. 1944)
                             (acting)
27 Aug 1935 - 17 Nov 1961  Alexander Moncrieff Coutanche      (s.a.)
                             (under German occupation 1 Jul 1940 - 9 May 1945)
                             (from 5 Dec 1945, Sir Alexander Moncrieff Coutanche;

                             from 10 Jun 1961, Alexander Moncrieff Coutanche,
                             Baron Coutanche)
17 Nov 1961 - 14 Apr 1962  Cecil Stanley Harrison             (b. 1902 - d. 1962)

                             (acting to 19 Jan 1962)
14 Apr 1962 - 31 Dec 1974  Robert Hugh Le Masurier            (b. 1913 - d. 1996)
                             (from 25 Oct 1966, Sir Robert Hugh Le Masurier)
                             (acting to 6 Jul 1962) 
 1 Jan 1975 - 31 Dec 1985  Herbert Frank Cobbold Ereaut       (b. 1919 - d. 1998)

                             (from 23 Nov 1976, Sir Herbert Frank Cobbold Ereaut)
                             (acting to 16 Jan 1975)
 1 Jan 1986 -  1 Feb 1995  Peter Leslie Crill                 (b. 1925 - d. 2005)
                             (from 22 Jul 1987, Peter Leslie Crill)
                            
(acting to 4 Jan 1986)
 2 Feb 1995 -  9 Jul 2009  Philip Martin Bailhache            (s.a.)
                             (from 15 Jun 1996, Sir Philip Martin Bailhache) 
 
9 Jul 2009 - 29 Jan 2015  Michael Cameron St. John Birt      (s.a.)
                             (from 16 Jun 2012,
Sir Michael Cameron St. John Birt)
29 Jan 2015 -
12 Oct 2019  William James Bailhache            (s.a.)
                             (from 17 Jun 2017, Sir William James Bailhache)
12 Oct 2019 -              Timothy John Le Cocq               (b. 1956)
                             (acting to 17 Oct 2019)


Chief Ministers

 8 Dec 2005 - 12 Dec 2008  Frank Harrison Walker              (b. 1943)            Non-party
12 Dec 2008 - 18 Nov 2011  Terence "Terry" Augustine Le Sueur (b. 1942)            Non-party
18 Nov 2011 -  4 Jun 2018  Ian Gorst                          (b. 1969)            Non-party
 4 Jun 2018 -              John Alexander Nicholas Le Fondré  (b. 1966?)           Non-party



German Island Commandants Jersey (Inselkommandanten Jersey)
(subordinated to the Guernsey commander 1 Jul - 26 Sep 1940; from 26 Sep 1940,
to the Commanders,
Channel Islands)
 
1 Jul 1940 (hours)        Albrecht Lanz (I/IR 396)           (b. 1898 - d. 1942)
 
1 Jul 1940 - Aug 1940     Erich Gussek (I/IR 396)
Aug 1940 - 25 Sep 1940     ....
25 Sep 1940 - 22 Mar 1941  Georg Wilhelm Karl Victor Prinz    (b. 1902 - d. 1971)

                             zu Waldeck und Pyrmont
                             (Panzerjäger-Abteilung 652)
22 Mar 1941 - 15 Jun 1941  ....
15 Jun 1941-21/23 Jun 1941 Josef Haas (III/IR 584
)            (b. 1897 - d. 1944)
21/23 Jun 1941-1 Sep 1943  Rudolf Graf von Schmettow          (b. 1891 - d. 1970)
                             (319 ID)
 
1 Sep 1943 -  5 Mar 1944  Siegfried Ludwig August Friedrich  (b. 1883 - d. 1975)
                             Johann Paul Heine (acting to Feb 1944)
                             (Grenadier Regt. 583)
Commandants of Fortress Jersey (Festungskommandanten Jersey)
(subordinated to the Commanders, Channel Islands)
 5 Mar 1944 - 15 Mar 1945  Siegfried Ludwig August Friedrich  (s.a.)
                             Johann Paul Heine

                             (Grenadier Regt. 583)
15 Mar 1945 -  9 May 1945  Hans Ludwig Rudolf Wulf            (b. 1905 - d. 1972)
                            
(319 ID)
British Military Island Commander, Jersey
(subordinated to the officer commanding the Armed Forces, Channel Islands)
 
9 May 1945 - 24 Aug 1945  William Parr Aldous Robinson       (b. 1896 - d. 1978)
                             (620 Regt Royal Artillery)

German Leaders of the Military Administration Unit
 9 Aug 1940 -
19 May 1944  the Heads of Feldkommandantur 515
Commandants of Field Command 1 St. Hélier (Platzkommandanten 1 St. Helier)

19 May 1944 - 28 Feb 1945  Willi Heider (acting)
28 Feb 1945 -  9 May 1945  Kurt von Cleve                     (b. 1891 - d. 1971)

Party abbreviations (no political parties existed until 2005): CP = Centre Party (center-right, liberal conservative, split from JDA, 2005-2007, renamed Jersey Conservative Party); JDA = Jersey Democratic Alliance (center-left, reformist, 2005-Oct 2011); Ref = Reform Jersey (social democratic, center-left, est.4 Jul 2014)



Military Government of the British Channel Islands 
[German War
                          Ensign 1935-1945 (Germany)]
1 Jul 1940 - 9 May 1945

[Flag of the United
                        Kingdom]
9 May 1945 - 24 Aug 1945

Map of Kanalinseln (1942)
Headquarters: St. Peter Port,
Guernsey
 (Saint Helier, Jersey
26 Sep 1940-4 Sep 1943)

 1 Jul 1940                German occupation of Jersey and Guernsey.

 2 Jul 1940                German occupation of Alderney.
 4 Jul 1940                German occupation of Sark.
 
9 Aug 1940                Civil affairs unit (Feldkommandantur 515) arrives in Jersey
                            (as a sub-district of Militärverwaltungs-bezirk A based at Saint-
                             Germain in
département de la Manche, France to 14 Aug 1944).
26 Sep 1940                Befehlshaber britische Kanalinseln established.
 1 Sep 1943                Headquarters relocated to Guernsey.

 1 Oct 1944                Becomes a unified command as Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Kanalinseln.
 9 May 1945                Surrender to British forces.
 9 May 1945 - 24 Aug 1945  British military administration (formally from 12 May 1945).  


Commanders, British Channel Islands (from 1 Oct 1944, Commanders, Armed Forces Channel Islands)(Befehlshaber Britischen Kanalinseln; from 1 Oct 1944, Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Kanalinseln)

26 Sep 1940 - 31 May 1941  Rudolf Graf von Schmettow          (b. 1891 - d. 1970) 
                             (1st time)
 1 Jun 1941 - 31 Aug 1943  Erich Reinhard Müller              (b. 1889 - d. 1960)
 1 Sep 1943 - 26 Feb 1945  Rudolf Graf von Schmettow          (s.a.) 
                             (2nd time)
26 Feb 1945 -  9 May 1945  Friedrich Hüffmeier                (b. 1898 - d. 1972)
British Military Administrator of the Channel Islands
(Officer Commanding the Armed Forces, Channel Islands)
 9 May 1945 - 24 Aug 1945  Alfred Ernest Snow                 (b. 1898 - d. 1983)

Heads of the Military Administration Unit, Commandants of Field Command 515
(title Kommandanten der Feldkommandantur 515 to 19 May 1944, then Platzkommandant)
 9 Aug 1940 - 18 Oct 1941  Friedrich Schumacher               (b. 1872 - d. 1946)
18 Oct 1941 - 19 May 1944  Carl Friedrich Knackfuss           (b. 1887 - d. 1945)
 
3 Mar 1944 - 19 May 1944  Willi Heider
                            
(acting for absent Knackfuss)    
19 May 1944 -  9 May 1945  the Jersey Platzkommandant
Head of the No. 20 Civil Affairs Unit
 9 May 1945 - 24 Aug 1945  Herbert Raphe Power                (b. 1895 - d. 1983)






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