Jersey, Channel Islands

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Jersey, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Memories of Jersey
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Read and share your memories of Jersey itself or of a particular photo of Jersey.

I was in the WRAF at Coltishall, Norfolk and one of the other girls working in the control tower with me was Margaret Marshall from Jersey. Her family owned a hotel on the island and I was lucky enough to be invited for a holiday. Fortunately, I was able to get a rail warrant all the way through to Jersey and thus had a totally free holiday - how lucky can that be! So many years ago I cannot even remember where on the island ...see more

I stayed at the Grand when I was 8 years old. I remember they kept pigs in the grounds at the back. I also remember staying in a huge room with my parents, they had cats and dogs roaming in the hotel and grounds and I have photos of myself with these animals. I have just returned from a week at the Grand and sad to say nothing seemed remotely like it did. I know it was 50 years ago and it would have changed beyond all recognition, but it's still a lovely hotel .