The Review index 2000-2009

2009

Winter 2009

Review Winter 2009

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • The Battle of Trafalgar – A Guernsey Linkby Geoff Falla
  • Evacuees in the North West of England by Gillian Mawson
  • A War-Wounded Sailor’s Hospital Romance
  • ‘Per Ardua ad Astra’ (Part 3) by Clément Louis Houédard
  • Background to writing “Riduna”by Diana Jackson
  • Court Row Memories by Martyn Corbet
  • Book Review: Telling Tales by Susan Ilie
  • Island News

Summer 2009

Review Summer 2009

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • An Anxious Sister by J Moullin Davies
  • The Emergence of Greenwich Time in Guernsey by David Le Conte
  • ‘Per Ardua ad Astra’ (Part 2) by Clément Louis Houédard
  • The Centenary of Scouting in Guernsey, Part 7 by Eric Grimsley
  • Book Reviews:
    • Guernsey Under Occupation : The Second World War Diaries of Violet Carey edited by Alice Evans
    • The Islanders by M J Vermeulen
  • Obituary: James Marr
  • Island News
  • Pen Pal request

Spring 2009

Review Spring 2009

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Happy Memories of the Island by Anthony Blad
  • Prehistoric Torteval by Tanya Walls
  • The Centenary of Scouting in Guernsey, Part 6 by Eric Grimsley
  • Les Blanc Bois by John McCormack
  • ‘Per Ardua ad Astra’ an account of the life of Clément Louis Houédard taken from his letters
  • Letter from Frederick Le Mesurier (Part 3)
  • Book Review: A Farmer’s Vacation by George E Waring Jr
  • Obituary: Surg Cdr John Moullin Davies RN (Ret’d)
  • Island News

2008

Winter 2008

Review Winter 2008

  • Letter from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • The German Occupation Museum by Joan Ozanne
  • Coming Events Cast Their Shadows by Gillian Lenfestey
  • Big Sam
  • Nicolas Blondel, an unsung Guernseyman by Geoffrey Dorey
  • The Centenary of Scouting in Guernsey, Part 5 by Eric Grimsley
  • Letter from Frederick Le Mesurier, Part 2
  • Book Reviews:
    • From the Mouths of Babes by Dr Corral A Smith
    • The Guernsey Norman French Translations of Thomas Martin by Mari C Jones
  • Island News

Summer 2008

Review Summer 2008

  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Publishing my Grandfather’s Memoirs by Jane Devonald
  • Gormley in Guernsey
  • The Giant’s Bowl Fire
  • The Agilis
  • The Centenary of Scouting in Guernsey, Part 4 by Eric Grimsley
  • Letter from Frederick Le Mesurier
  • Book Reviews:
    • The Guernsey Potato Peel and Literary Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
    • Mined Where You Walk by Richard Le Tissier
  • Island News

Spring 2008

Review Spring 2008

  • Chairman’s Message by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • A Guernsey Lad
  • Nancy Tidd’s Occupation Diary, Part 3
  • Finding a Likeness by Michael Paul
  • The Centenary of Scouting in Guernsey, Part 3 by Eric Grimsley
  • The Princess Royal Centre for the Performing Arts
  • Memories
  • Les Iles Chausey before, during and after the reign of Queen Elizabeth I by James Marr
  • Book Review: Kingsley House School and the Three Robin Sisters by Ray Le Mesurier-Foster
  • Further Recollections of Bonnie Newton by Bill Bell
  • Obituary: Richard Walker
  • Island News

2007

Winter 2007

Review Winter 2007

  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • Nancy Tidd’s Occupation Diary, Part 2
  • The History of Guernsey Agriculture, 1835-1947 by R O Falla with notes by David Le Conte
  • Buccaneering Bonnie by Bill Bell
  • Granny’s in the Cart by Anthony Blad
  • Memories of the Grange and Queen’s Road by Martyn Corbet
  • Book Reviews:
    • Love Apple Island by Yvonne Ozanne
    • Guernsey in the 21st Century by Tony Gallienne
  • The Centenary of Scouting in Guernsey, Part 2 by Eric Grimsley
  • Island News

Summer 2007

Review Summer 2007

  • Chairman’s Message by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership & Forthcoming Meetings
  • The New Tax Strategy and ‘Go for Growth’ Debate by David de Lisle
  • The Famous General Dumouriez by J Moullin Davies
  • Nancy Tidd’s Occupation Diary
  • The Centenary of Scouting in Guernsey by Eric Grimsley
  • Ebenezer back in print by Stephen Foote
  • Book Review: Guernsey 1814-1914: Migration and Modernisation by Rose-Marie Crossan
  • Back Issues: Can you help?
  • Island News

Spring 2007

Review Spring 2007

  • Chairman’s Message by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Forest Parish Quarries at Le Fond du Val by R L Heaume
  • Ornithologists on Alderney by Jeremy G Saunders
  • Web Site update by Stephen Foote
  • Les Babouins à Tortéva by Michael Paul
  • Guernsey’s Postal Links by Joan Ozanne
  • Guernsey Folk and Costume Museum
  • Guernsey’s First Ancient Monument and its Dedicatee by James Marr
  • Lt Col Mackelcan and the Ross Affair by Peter Johnston
  • Book Review: A Fair and Honest Book by Ambrose Sherwill
  • Island News

2006

Winter 2006

Review Winter 2006

  • Editorial
  • Membership
  • Forthcoming Meetings
  • Daniel and Rachel by J Moullin Davies
  • Vignalis, patron of Alderney by Jane Bliss
  • A Guernseyman dates a Viennese Heroine by James Marr
  • Contribution to the Christian Life of the Island by Father Charles Chauvel SDB
  • Preseving the Alderney Post Office valuables by Donald P Honey
  • Obituary: Mervyn Geoffrey Harwood, BSc MInstP
  • Book Reviews
    • James Saumarez – Admiral Lord De Saumarez of Guernsey by David Shayer
    • A Family Business by Michael Best
  • Island News

Summer 2006

Review Summer 2006

  • Editorial
  • Membership
  • Forthcoming Meetings
  • “Pugnans Quintus” by Michael Paul
  • Nearly Caught by a Corsair by Gillian Lenfestey
  • A Wartime Passage to India by Roy Honey
  • The Space above the Chancel Vaulting by John McCormack FSA
  • A Cowardly and Contemptible Put-Up Job by James Marr
  • Book Review – Island Destiny by Roger Le Tissier
  • Visit to St Appoline’s Chapel
  • Revised Rates of Pay
  • Island News

Spring 2006

Review Spring 2006

  • Chairman’s Message
  • Editorial
  • Society News
    • Membership
    • Election of Vice Presidents
    • Forthcoming Meetings
  • Setting the Scene for Murder by Chris Morvan
  • The Sorry Tale of Capt. Abraham Simon and the ship Sophia, by G Lenfesty
  • Cider Making in Guernsey
  • Lt Col John Mackelcan 1797-1809 Part 3 by Peter Johnston
  • The Reverend Brother Robert OSJ-BS MBE by James Marr
  • The Friends of Priaulx Library
  • Book Reviews
    • My Beloved Toto – Letters from Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo 1833-1882, edited by Evelyn Blewer, translated
      by Victoria Tietze Larson
    • The Channel Islands 1941-45 – Hitler’s impregnable fortress by Charles Stephenson
  • Island News

2005

Winter 2005

Review Winter 2005

  • Editorial
  • Our President
  • Membership/ Forthcoming Meetings
  • Teenage Recollections Part 2 by Peter Falla
  • Lt Col John Mackelcan 1797-1809 Part 2 by Peter Johnston
  • The Autumn of Liberation Year 1945 by Nicholas Thomas
  • John Leale – Our Island Champion by Herbert White
  • A Man o’ Pairts by Gillian Hull
  • Island News

Summer 2005

Review Summer 2005

  • Chairman’s Message from Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Membership/ Forthcoming Meetings
  • Liberation Day 2005
    • Guernsey Churches during the Occupation by Janet John
    • Teenage Recollections by Peter Falla
    • The Autumn of Liberation Year 1945 by Michael Marshall
  • Guernsey Lily International Film & Video Festival by Joan M Ozanne
  • Book Review: Here and There, a selection of poetry by Leonard, Michael & Christopher Davis
  • Lt Col John Mackelcan, Commanding Royal Engineer. Fort George, 1797-1809 Part 1 by Peter Johnston
  • Obituary: Jurat Richard A Kinnersley
  • A Personal Recollection
  • Channel Islanders in New Zealand
  • Island News

Spring 2005

Review Spring 2005

  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • 800th Anniversary Dinner by John Stranger
  • Medieval Mystery and Intrigue by Jenny Chamier Grove
  • A Well Dressed Bachelor by J Moullin Davies
  • Recollections of a Conscripted Volunteer by Roy Honey
  • Memories of Japan
  • A Mythical Horse by James Marr
  • In and Out of Guernsey by James Marr
  • No 42 the Bordage
  • Congratulations/ Corrigendum
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Book Review: The Government and Law of Guernsey by Dr Darryl Ogier
  • Island News

2004

Winter 2004

Review Winter 2004

  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Occupation Memories by Mrs May Guille
  • View through to the other side of the World
  • Paradis by Canon V J Collas
  • Our Robust Indepdence by Roger Perrot
  • Visit to the German Naval Signals HQ
  • The Guardian of the Tomb - Portrait of a Neolithic Man ? by Brian Bonnard
  • St Michel du Valle
  • Book Review: The Charters of Guernsey by Tim Thornton
  • Island News

Summer 2004

Review Summer 2004

  • From the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Celebration 800
  • Outlines of life in Guernsey in the 17th Century by Eric Bailleul Moullin (January 1944)
  • Whither Guernsey Revisited by Dr Nicholas Le Poidevin
  • Measuring the Earth by Dr Charles Backhouse
  • Guernsey General Election by John Schute
  • The Importance of our Language (Part 2) by WT (Bill) Gallienne
  • 800th Anniversary Dinner (in conjunction with the Jersey Society)
  • “Fatal Occurence at Guernsey”
  • Society News
    • Guernsey Society web site update
    • St James
    • Winchester Visit
    • Visit to Sausmarez Manor
  • Book Review
  • Fishing in Guernsey by Peter Perrio
  • Island News

Spring 2004

Review Spring 2004

  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • The Angevin Debacle by James Marr
  • Saints Farm by John McCormack
  • The Gospel according to St James (Part 2) by Peter Niven
  • The Guernsey Clematis
  • The Importance of our Language by WT (Bill) Gallienne
  • Book Review
    • Guernsey Sundials by David and Dorothy Le Conte
  • The Guernsey Museum
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Island News

2003

Winter 2003

Review Winter 2003

  • Editorial by Michael Paul
  • Floral Guernsey by Evan Ozanne & Peter Falla
  • A Daughter’s Share: Judith Mancel (1728-1799) by J Moullin Davies
  • The Gospel according to St James Part I (based on a talk in London) by Peter Niven
  • Strange But True: The Extraordinary Strength of Freemasonry in 19th Century Guernsey by James Marr
  • Changes to the Machinery of Government in Guernsey (based on a talk in London) by Tom Le Pelley
  • Book Reviews
    • St Peter Port – People & Places by Carel Toms
    • Shipwrecks of the Channel Islands by John Ovenden & David Shayer in association with Paul Haslam
  • Island News
  • Obituary: Jim Mooney

Summer 2003

Review Summer 2003

 

  • A Message from the Chairman by Keith Le Page
  • The Society’s 60th Anniversary Celebrations by Mervyn Harwood & David Godfrey
  • An Ex-Pat’s view of Guernsey and Sark by Brian Le Messurier
  • 1803 – an anxious year for the island by Peter Johnston
  • New Architecture in Guernsey by John Schute
  • Olaudah Equiano: An African Slave in Guernsey by Brycchan Carey
  • Remembering the Evacuation by Joan M Ozanne
  • Island News
  • Obituary: Martin Harvey

Spring 2003

Review Spring 2003

  • “A l’Aide Mon Prince” by L. James Marr
  • Parish Crests by Peter Johnston
  • On the Guernsey Breed of Cattle by Devoniensis
  • Edwyn Breton Andros: A young Guernsey Officer in the Indian Mutiny, Part 3 by Geoffrey Andrews
  • Guernsey Island News by Doreen Mooney
  • Obituary: Carel Toms
  • Book Reviews:
    • “Two Men and a Woman” by L. James Marr
    • “Dictionary of Painters of the Channel Islands” by Brian Le Messurier

2002

Autumn 2002

Review Winter 2002

  • The Guernsey Tapestry: a community project worked by the people for the people  by Margaret Paul
  • Victor Hugo, 1802-1885: Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of his birth by Gregory Stevens-Cox
  • Daniel and Caroline by J Moullin Davies
  • Edwyn Breton Andros: A young Guernsey Officer in the Indian Mutiny, Part 2 by Geoffrey Andrews
  • The First Headmaster of Les Beaucamps School by Peter Johnston
  • The Last of a Noble Band by James Marr
  • Book Review: The History of Guernsey: The Bailiwick Story by James Marr

Summer 2002

Review Summer 2002

  • The Braye du Valle – A Little of its History by the late Peter Bennett and Austin Mann
  • Edwyn Brenton Andros – A Young Guernsey Officer in the Indian Mutiny Part 1 by Geoffrey Andrews
  • Guernsey Butchers and the 19th Century Meat Trade Part 2 by Stephen Foote

Spring 2002

Review Spring 2002

  • Guernsey’s e-commerce initiative Part 1 by Peter Harris
  • The Faculty Jurisdiction of the Ecclesiastical Court of Guernsey by N M Ozanne
  • Jacques, Pierre et Marie by James Marr
  • Proposed Copper Mine at Havelet Bay by Peter Johnston
  • Havilland Hall as Government House by Peter Johnston
  • “A Couple of Disrepute” by Joan Ryder

2001

Autumn 2001

Review Winter 2001

  • Guernsey Butchers and the 19th Century Meat Trade Part I by Stephen Foote
  • “The Old Prison”: poem by Sylvia Hickman
  • Henry de Saumarez by Gregory Stevens-Cox
  • Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Leggety Beasties by L James Marr
  • Rambling on La Côte des Isles by Brian Ahier Read
  • Book Review: Selected Poetry of Victor Hugo

Summer 2001

Review Summer 2001

  • Launch of the Guernsey Society Website by Stephen Foote
  • The Building of Fort George Citadel 1779-1782, Part 2 by Peter Johnston
  • Entries, Cross-Passages and Jetties by John McCormack
  • Black List ? by V J Collas
  • Guernsey’s Twice-met Goddess and the Significance of Special Numbers by L James Marr
  • Letter from Rear-Admiral Sir James Saumarez, 6th July 1801
  • “White Nights” by Sylvia Hickman
  • Book Review: Guernsey between the Wars
  • Guernsey Society Accounts

Spring 2001

Review Spring 2001

  • “Third Time Lucky” by V J Collas
  • The Town Church Roofs by John McCormack
  • Exhibition Programme 2001
  • Harbour Memories by Peter de B Hart
  • Diary of Charles H Toms during 1917 Part 2 by Carel Toms
  • Queen Victoria visits Alderney by Dr Jean Bonnard
  • Review of Publications
  • Description of a Fine Cow by Mrs Sarah Lowe

2000

Autumn 2000

Review Winter 2000

  • de Beauvoir Town and the Englefield Estate by Peter de B Hart
  • The Building of Fort George Citadel 1779-1782 Part 1 by Peter Johnston
  • Diary of Charles H Toms during 1917 Part 1 by Carel Toms
  • Artists in the Channel Islands during the Nineteenth Century Part 2 by Jonathan V oak
  • Book Review: Sark: A Feudal Fraud?

Summer 2000

Review Summer 2000

  • Sark: a Renaissance: Part 2 by John McCormack
  • The Golden Guernsey Goat by Carolyn Drewitt
  • Artists in the Channel Islands in the Nineteenth Century Part 1 by Jonathan Voak
  • Letter from Frederick Le Mesurier, 1777 Part 2
  • 19th Century measures against fires in Guernsey by Peter Johnston

Spring 2000

Review Spring 2000

  • Sark: a Renaissance: Part 1 by John McCormack
  • Letter from Frederick Le Mesurier, 1777 Part 1
  • Extract from a Christmas Letter
  • Self Appraisal by Frank Stroobant
  • Proposed Harbour at Fermain Bay by Peter Johnston
  • The London Gazette Extraordinary Monday 3 August 1801