Entries tagged 'people'

The following 36 entries have been tagged using the term people. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.

Guernsey coffee trader William Le Lacheur diedLe Lacheur had his own fleet of ships, most of which were built in St Peter Port.
Princess Elizabeth opened Guernsey’s hospitalThe future queen visited Guernsey by boat with her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Guernsey celebrated Queen Victoria’s jubileeThe island marked the occasion with decorations, parades, fireworks and bonfires.
Aurigny founder Derrick Bailey diedBailey had set up his regional airline when Alderney risked isolation.
Pollet guest house fire claimed its third victimTwo of the dead were holidaymakers; one was an invalid who had returned to save a young girl.
Guernesiais linguist Marie de Garis was bornMarie de Garis compiled an authoritative dictionary of the Guernsey language.
Victor Hugo’s house is opened to the publicVictor Hugo lived at Hauteville House for 15 years. It was donated to the City of Paris following his death.
Dame Sibyl became a dame againThe Dame of Sark was recognised in the Queen's honours for her service to the island.
The king and queen celebrated Guernsey’s liberationKing George and Queen Elizabeth visited the Channel Islands to mark their liberation at the end of the second world war.
Bailiff John Guille died in PlymouthGuille had been a tireless campaigner for the rights of the Royal Court.



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