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Spring 2018

Review Summer 2018

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  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Stephen Foote
  • Society Notices
    • Membership
    • Forthcoming Meetings
    • GDPR
    • Back Issues & Electronic Copies of The Review
    • Boules Muratti 2018
  • Cultivating Beauty: the work of William Caparne by Jane Mosse
  • Tragic plane crash over Stubton by Brian Le Masurier
  • Guernsey, Wyoming by David Le Conte
  • Origin of the surname “Guernsey”
  • De La Rue and the Guernsey Society by Stephen Foote
  • Saints Bay Loophole Tower Restoration
  • Potato Peel Fever Hits Guernsey by Dawsey Priaulx
  • Book Reviews:
    • The Devil’s Claw by Lara Dearman
    • The Betrayal by Anne Allen
    • Where Seagulls Dare by Paul Sherman
    • The Silent War by Frank Falla
  • Island News by Michael Paul

Spring 2018

Review Spring 2018

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  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Stephen Foote
  • Society Notices
    • Membership
    • Future Meetings
    • Guernsey Under German Rule
  • Eisteddfod Trophy Winner: “The Little Aunts” by Sarah Conlan
  • Sisters Meet At Last by Bridgett Bridle
  • The Reverend Mr Daffodil by Bruce Parker
  • Lieutenant Paul Rises to Fame by Michael Paul
  • Guernsey Grove, Herne Hill by Laurence Marsh
  • Lost Chapels and Hospital of St Sampson’s by Susan Ilie
  • Postcard from Laufen – update
  • John Lewis: the Guernsey connection by Stephen Foote
  • Book Reviews:
    • John Wilson, Guernsey’s Architect: A Celebration by Simon Coombe
    • Guernsey Legends by Jane Mosse & Frances Lemmon
  • Island News by Michael Paul

Winter 2017

Review Winter 2017

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  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Stephen Foote
  • Society Notices
    • Guernsey Under German Rule
    • Membership
    • Obituary: Sylvia Cartwright
    • Future Meetings
    • WW1 Battlefield Tour
    • Exhibition: ‘On British Soil’
    • Can You Help?
    • Guernsey Eisteddfod Trophy for Local Poetry
  • Sarnia Ontario by George Matheson
  • Sark Folk Festival by Martin Le Pelley
  • Early Guernsey Postage and Postmarks by Mike Zinopoulos
  • RGLI Commemoration Stone: Dedication at Masnieres by Keith Le Page
  • Private Fred Mahy, RGLI by Nick Le Messurier
  • Are all Le Pages related? by Keith Le Page
  • Book Reviews:
    • Voices from the Past: Channel Islands Invaded by Simon Hamon
    • St James the Less – Guernsey by Peter Niven
    • Zoffany’s Daughter: Love and treachery on a small island by Stephen Foster
    • Les Travailleurs de la Mer – some Guernsey perspectives by Gregory Stevens Cox
  • Island News by Michael Paul

Summer 2017

Review Summer 2016

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  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Stephen Foote
  • Society Notices
    • Membership
    • Obituary: C.M. Zinopoulos
    • Forthcoming Meetings
    • AGM Report
    • La Mare de Carteret donation
    • Boules Muratti 2017
    • Guernsey Literary Festival
  • Sebastian Faulks: the Guernsey Connection by Stephen Foote
  • Victor Hugo – Man on a Bench
  • P.G. Wodehouse in Dulwich by Bruce Parker
  • Channel Islands in West London by Stephen Foote
  • An Old Photo Led Me Back To My Roots by George Matheson
  • Arrival at Biberach by Stephen Matthews
  • Book Reviews:
    • Stone Witness by Richard Fleming 
    • The Big Book of Guernsey Sport by Rob Batiste
    • Guernsey As It Used To Be by George W.J.L. Hugo
    • The Novel of the Century by David Bellos
  • Island News by Michael Paul

Spring 2017

Review Spring 2016

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    • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
    • Editorial by Stephen Foote
    • Society Notices
      • Membership
      • Guernsey Literary Festival sponsorship
      • Forthcoming Meetings
      • Survey Results
      • WW1 Battlefield Tour
    • The Castel Church: some comments by John McCormack
    • The Wreck of the Echo 1884: A Christmas Tragedy, Part 2 by Stephen Foote
    • The Little Chapel Foundation with John Silvester
    • Guernsey Eisteddfod trophy winner: ’A Bordeaux Stone’ by Jan Hugo
    • Brexit and the Bailiwick by Jonathan Le Tocq
    • Book Reviews:
      • Poverty & Welfare in Guernsey, 1560-2015 by Rose-Marie Crossan
      • The Country People of Guernsey and their Agriculture 1640-1840 by Richard Hocart
      • LOOKback by Rob Batiste
    • Island News by Michael Paul

Winter 2016

Review Winter 2016

    • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
    • Editorial by Stephen Foote
    • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
    • A Reunion of Strangers by Frank Stranger
    • Rhyme and Remembrance: The Poetry of WW2 Evacuation by Gillian Mawson
    • The Wreck of the Echo 1884: A Christmas Tragedy by Stephen Foote
    • La Gran’mère du Chimquière by Richard Fleming
    • Book Review:
      • Through Spain with Wellington edited by Adrian Greenwood
    • Island News

Summer 2016

Review Summer 2016

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Les Amarreurs Harbour by Stephen Foote
  • Boules Muratti 2016
  • Reginald Henry Ollivier – a biography by Lynne Potter
  • Letters from the Front: Reginald Ollivier – Part 2 introduced by Nathan Coyde
  • Postcard from Laufen by Stephen Foote
  • Christmas Cards
  • Obituary: David Godfrey by Michael Paul
  • Book Reviews:
    • Glint of Light on Broken Glass by Jason Monaghan
    • The States and Secondary Education 1560-1979 by Rose-Marie Crossan
  • Island News

Spring 2016

Review Spring 2016

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Guernsey and the Norman Conquest by Professor John Le Patourel
  • Letters from the Front: Reginald Ollivier by Nathan Coyde
  • 1948 Liberation Stamp by Stephen Foote
  • Book Reviews
    • Channel Island Houses by John McCormack
    • Protest, Defiance and Resistance in the Channel Islands German Occupation 1940-45 by Gilly Carr, Paul Saunder & Louise Wilmot
  • Island News

Winter 2015

Review Winter 2015

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • The Fate of Seaman Charles Hancock by Stephen Foote
  • Guernsey Merchants and the Development of Tsarist Russia’s Textile Industry by Dr Stuart Thompstone
  • St Pierre du Bois Football team in Keighley, 1941 by Stephen Foote
  • An Overview of the Military Importance of Guernsey over the last 2000 years by Simon Went
  • Just Save One for Me (poem) by George Farnham
  • Donation to the Guernsey Museum
  • Alderney’s Momentous Question (follow-up)
  • Book Reviews:
    • Genius Friend by Edward Chaney
    • At Their Majesties’ Service by Richard Graham
  • Island News

Summer 2015

Review Summer 2015

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • My Australian Cousins by Keith Le Page
  • Bringing the General Home by Kevin Cavanagh
  • Alderney’s Momentous Question by E. Parry
  • Boules Muratti 2015
  • Names of the Channel Islands revisited by John McCormack
  • Catholic Priests exiled in Guernsey – Part 3 by Sam Clapp
  • ‘Genius Friend’: Edward Chaney’s new biography of G.B. Edwards by Stephen Foote
  • Book Review:
    • Secret Guernsey by Amanda Bennett
  • Island News

Spring 2015

Review Spring 2015

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • From St Sampsons to the House of Lords by Baroness Jill Pitkeathley
  • Seventy Years Ago by Dorothy Dowding
  • The Guernsey Meteor and Earthquake of 1843 by Geoff Falla
  • Defoe’s Guernsey Lake by Stephen Foote
  • Catholic Priests Exiled in Guernsey, Part 2 by Sam Clapp
  • A Visit to the Battlefields in the 1920s by Michael Paul
  • Book Reviews
  • Island News

Winter 2014

Review Winter 2014

Special WW1
Centenary
Edition

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Foreword by the Bailiff
  • Introduction

ROYAL GUERNSEY LIGHT INFANTRY

  • RGLI Mobilised by Keith Le Page
  • Battle of Cambrai by Keith Le Page
    • The Lainés of Les Bourgs by Jenifer Smyth
  • Battle of Cambrai Counter-Attack by Stephen Foote
    • Captain Robert Gee VC by Stephen Foote
    • Major W H Foote by Stephen Foote
  • Battle of Passchendaele by Keith Le Page
  • Battle of the Lys – Le Doulieu by Keith Le Page
    • The Stranger Family by Stephen Foote
  • RGLI Battlefield Tour 2013 – a personal account by David Le Conte
  • RGLI Battlefield Tour 2015

OTHER GUERNSEYMEN IN THE GREAT WAR

  • The Guernsey Irish by Stephen Foote
    • Grenade Training by Stephen Foote
    • Gas Attack at Hulluch by Stephen Foote
  • “Banks of the 10th Essex” introduced by Stephen Foote
  • Henry Le Marchant Brock: Experiences of An Aviation Pioneer introduced by Stephen Foote
  • Cook, Novelist, Soldier, Spy: The WW1 Experience of Ralph Durand by Stephen Foote
  • Weir De Lancey Williams: A Guernseyman at Gallipoli introduced by Niall Edworthy
  • Maurice Rowley Banks RNAS by Melanie Dodd
  • Pier 21 by Michael Paul
  • Book Review: A Guernseyman goes to War by Liz Walton by Keith Le Page
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • ‘A Short History of Guernsey’ - a special offer for members
  • Island News

Summer 2014

Review Summer 2014

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Blue Plaque Campaign: Sir Donald Banks
  • On the Trail of my Huguenot Ancestors by Stephen Foote
  • The Cockleshell Story by Jonty Sherwill
  • Catholic Priests exiled in Guernsey by Sam Clapp
  • ‘A Short History of Guernsey’ – a special offer for members
  • Book Reviews:
    • A selection of books by Gregory Stevens-Cox
    • Guernsey Place Names by Hugh Lenfestey
  • A Guernsey Charity by Peter Keeling
  • Island News

Spring 2014

Review Spring 2014

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Winter Storms
  • The Blanchelande Donkey revisited by Darryl Ogier
  • The Forgotten Army by E.C. Hampton
  • La Descente des Aragousais by Philip Green
  • Elizabeth College in 1829 contributed by David Godfrey
  • Victor Hugo & Guernsey by Thierry Le Levier
  • Folklore and History by Philip Green
  • Book Reviews:
  • Island News

Winter 2013

Review Winter 2013

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • How my research into the evacuation of Guernsey changed my life by Gillian Mawson
  • Diary of a visit to Guernsey in 1866 edited by Susan Ilie
  • The Society at 70 – Three Years of Occupation
  • Book Review: Finding Mother by Anne Allen
  • Island News

Summer 2013

Review Summer 2013

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Subscriptions
  • Occupation Words – Winning Entries
  • My Film Career by Francis Paul
  • St Samson and the Breton influence by Dr Darryl Ogier
  • The Society at 70 – Profiles of the founders of our Society by Stephen Foote
  • Book Review: A Guernsey Double: The Man Who Landed / The Boy Who Fell Upwards by Richard Fleming & Peter Kenny
  • Book Review: German Tunnels in Guernsey, Alderney & Sark by Festung Guernsey
  • Island News

Spring 2013

Review Spring 2013

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Changes to the Constitution
  • Society Badges
  • Subscriptions
  • Some Vale Stones and Norman Names by Dr Darryl Ogier
  • The Society at 70 – Formation of the Guernsey Society in 1943 by Stephen Foote
  • Guernsey Sketchbook by Valerie Baines
  • A Scholar’s Diary – 1949 by Michael Paul
  • Brief Tales of the Occupation by Dorothy Dowding
  • World War I RGLI Battlefield Tour
  • Obituary: The Very Reverend Victor Collas
  • Book Review: The Church in Guernsey 1000AD – 1500AD by Gregory Stevens-Cox
  • Island News

Winter 2012

Review Winter 2012

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • WWI RGLI Battlefield Tour
  • Barry Jones and the Society’s Missing Archives by Stephen Foote
  • The Society at 70 – “Sand and Granite” (1942) by Sir Donald Banks
  • Brock Bicentenary
  • Rachel Dobrée (1763-1814), a Guernsey belle by Peter Bell
  • Occupation Words, a Bailiwick Schools Writing Competition by Philip Green
  • A Wedding in 18th Century Alderney by Martha Le Mesurier
  • Sarnia – or not by Michael Paul
  • The Dark Ages by John McCormack
  • A Review of the Review, Part 5 by Stephen Foote
  • Book Review: Guernsey Evacuees by Gillian Mawson
  • Island News

Summer 2012

Review Summer 2012

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Note from the Secretary by Philip Green
  • Our New Logo by Stephen Foote
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Major General Sir Isaac Brock by Oliver Brock
  • Reminiscences of Great Hucklow by Owen Le Tissier
  • Annual Boules Muratti – June 2012
  • Leopards or Lions? by Philip Green
  • Book Review: Louise of Sarnia by Wallis Peel
  • Book Review: Channel Island Clockmakers 1680-1830 by John Vost
  • Island News

Spring 2012

Review Spring 2012

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • General John Hankey Bainbrigge of Rohais Manor by Peter Bell
  • Ava atque Vale
  • A Review of the Review, Part 4 by Stephen Foote
  • Captain Jean Le Breton by Peter Johnston
  • Diary of a Voyage (1828) by William Proctor (edited by Michael Rose)
  • The Godfrey Beacon by David Godfrey
  • Book Review: A History of Elizabeth College, Guernsey by Bruce Parker
  • Island News

Winter 2011

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  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • William Bell of Leith by Peter Bell
  • Nerines, Part 2 by Andrew Lanoe
  • On the Guernsey Buses by Thierry Le Levier
  • Angels in Guernsey: Guernsey Ancestry Case Study by Susan Ilie
  • Albecq Rock by Georges Métivier
  • Book Reviews:
    • Life in Occupied Guernsey, the Diaries of Ruth Ozanne edited by William Parker
    • Tracing your Channel Islands Ancestors by Marie-Louise Backhurst
    • Guernsey Past and Present by Brian and Patricia Shipman
  • Island News

Summer 2011

Review Summer 2011

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • The Guernsey Falcon by David Le Conte
  • Nerinesby Andrew Lanoe
  • Specsavers
  • Memories by Dorothy Dowding
  • Book Reviews:
    • Wild Flowes of Sark by Susan Synnott
    • Guernsey Sketchbook by Valerie Baines
    • Outpost of Occupation by Barry Turner
    • The Book of Lies by Mary Horlock
    • The Collaborator by Margaret Leroy
    • Vivienne on Guernsey Blue by Yvonne Ozanne
    • The Maids of La Rochelle by Elinor Brent-Dyer
  • Boules Muratti
  • Island News

Spring 2011

Review Spring 2011

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • The Very Reverend Thomas Bell by Peter Bell MA
  • Guernsey June 1940 by Margaret Rudd (née Fuzzey)
  • Guernsey’s Wartime Railways by John Bennett
  • Battle of Queenstown Heights Bicentennial
  • John Le Tocq – Champion Bicyclist by Margaret Boden-Heaume
  • The Centenary of Scouting in Guernsey (Part 7) by Eric Grimsley
  • A Review of the Review (Part 3) by Stephen Foote
  • Guernsey Literary Festival – May 2011
  • Book Reviews:
    • Moving Forward, The History of Scouting in Guernsey 1908-1996 by Eric Grimsley
    • Guernsey’s Coast by Rob Batiste
  • ‘Per Ardua ad Astra’ footnote
  • Island News

Winter 2010

Review Winter 2010

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Commemorating the 1940 Evacuation by Joan Ozanne
  • The Best Job in the World by Capt Peter Gill
  • Town Church Memorials, Part 2 by Gillian Lenfestey
  • NCCPG Camellia Plant Group
  • A Review of the Review, Part 2 by Stephen Foote
  • ‘Per Ardua ad Astra’ (Part 6) by Clément Louis Houédard
  • Book Reviews:
    • Guernsey’s Countryside by Richard Hocart
    • Islanders Adventures in Sark by M J Vermeulen
  • Subscriptions
  • Correspondence: Raymond Cyril Le Tissier
  • Island News

Summer 2010

Review Summer 2010

 

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Town Church Memorials by Gilian Lenfestey
  • History in Stone by Michael Paul
  • A Review of the Review by Stephen Foote
  • ‘Per Ardua ad Astra’ (Part 5) by Clément Louis Houédard
  • Book Reviews:
    • Castel Parish: Past and Present by Dave Wyllie
    • Torteval School in Exile by Nick Le Poidevin
  • Island News

Spring 2010

Review Spring 2010

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Brothers Emigrate to America – 1836 by Charles Ozanne
  • Memorial to Heroism
  • Launch of Donkipedia by Stephen Foote
  • The Garrison Cemetery at Fort George by Michael Paul
  • A Visit to Channel Islands Air Search
  • ‘Per Ardua ad Astra’ (Part 4) by Clément Louis Houédard
  • The Story of Mrs Fuzzey and our Ration Books by Mary Le Mesurier-Foster
  • Travel in the ’30s by Joan Ozanne
  • Book Reviews:
    • Bloney Good Times by Sally Guilmoto, Margie Pearson, Jill Machon and Kay Parnwell
    • Guernsey Merchants and their World by Gregory Stevens-Cox
  • Island News