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Standing the Test of Time

This book is a collection of photographs that records various buildings and structures which were erected prior to the Second World War. The collection includes civic buildings, hotels, commercial buildings, churches and historic properties. A few residential buildings are also included. Some of the buildings have had renovations, additions and alterations but are for all intents and purposes are basically as they were built.

In most cases, an early photograph has been used and a more recent photo added to show the changes, if any, which have occurred over the past 75 years or so. A brief history has been included on each structure.

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St Heliers Convict Register

This volume covers the 1830 and 1840 records of the convicts who arrived at St Heliers Station. When a new convict arrived his particulars were entered into this register. The particulars cover ship, sentence, date of arrival, native place, trade, year of birth, height, complexion, eyes and general remarks. The general remarks cover information not available elsewhere. Also included are details on hired servants. These details are not available elsewhere.
The book has the potential to provide so much new information about the convicts assigned to St Heliers, the attitude toward the convicts and how they responded.
The journal was transcribed by Mr Rob Tickle and the above words are taken from his introduction.

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