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From: Alex Glendinning <>
Subject: [CI] Re: Sark - 1941 Census Look Up offered
Date: Sat, 17 May 2003 04:16:02 +0100
From: "Liz" <> wrote:
> I have a copy of the so-called Sark Census of 23rd August 1941 which has
> just recently been lent to me. It contains names, addresses (area of the
> island rather than house name), sex, approx ages, whether employed in
> either agricultural work or in other work, plus a few comments which
> were added to it at a later date (such as some deaths, some other
> occupations etc).It contains details of 481 individuals.
Do you know where the original of this census is to be found ? I am working
on updating my Sark Family History and Datestones Web Pages and spent a few
days there, and in Guernsey, recently. This 'census' didn't show up among
the records I looked at.
>Two Sark families (the GUILLE's and the HAMON's) were supposed to be
>being sent to Guernsey to lessen the food crisis in Sark (one family had
>7 children, the other 9), but these people ended up being sent instead
>to Germany..The GALLIENNE family of Sark received a notice telling them that
>"you, and those family members depending on you shall be evacuated."
>A lot of this information comes from official documents which I have
>kindly been lent by Mr Tom Remfrey of Sark.
What official documents does Tom hold? I only know of him as the expert
on the Sark Silver Mines.