Guernsey Gossip portraits 1907 and 1908

1st April 2015

A list of photographs in the magazine Guernsey Gossip and Visitors' List, which ran weekly during 1907/8; it was based at 42, the Pollet, and was printed by Frederick Watts of the Manor Printing Works. Please contact the Library for further information. The staff photographer seems to have been A Laurens, of 19 the Pollet, and of Jersey, where the magazine (known there as Jersey Week by Week) had its main offices.  The 'Weekly Portrait' of an island worthy was accompanied by a biography.


July 17: HE Maj-Gen Barrington Bulkeley Douglas Campbell; top of Smith Street
July 24: Sir Henry Alexander Giffard, Bailiff; The Misses and Master Kaines; Belvoir Boarding House
July 31: Very Rev Canon Thomas Bell, Dean; Castle Cornet; Sark Harbour; Miss Olive Douglas Campbell
August 7: Colonel Willam Bell, Govt Secretary; His Majesty's Cup, Jersey Races, 1907; Inaugural meet of the Guernsey Motor Association at Saumarez Park, July 23, 1907
August 14: E C Ozanne Esq Attorney-General; Guernsey Battle of Flowers 1907; Master Claud Francis Drummond-Hay
August 21: Col. Walter Charles Hunter-Blair; Brighton Villa, Hauteville
August 28: Right Rev Herbert Edward Ryle; Miss Cissie Storer; St Sampson's Harbour
September 4: Canon Foran
September 11: H E Mauger, HM Sheriff
September 18: General Hubert Le Cocq, RA; William Wybert Rousby; Capt. George Allix
September 25: Colonel J E Watson (Manchesters) /H E Maj-Gen B D CampbellOctober 2: Arthur William Bell HM Solicitor-General
October 9: 1907 Rev G E Lee
October 16: 1907 Col John Edward Le Mottee
October 23: 1907 Osmond Priaulx Esq
October 30: 1907 Rev Matthew Gallienne
November 6: 1907 Rev William Campbell Penney, Principal Eliz. Coll. (Whole-school photo Eliz. College 1907)
November 13: Colonel John Macartney, Commander 2nd Batt RGLI; Miss Vivianne Warry; Artisans football team 1907; Guernsey Competitors Inter-Colonial Shooting Match, Empire Day, 1907
November 20: Rev F E Lowe, Vicar of St Stephen's; The Guernsey Muratti Team 1907; Officers 2nd Middlesex Regiment
November 27: Lt-Col. W J Frère, Commanding 1st Batt. RGLI; Northeners 2nd team; Miss Eileen Parson; Master Claud Francis Drummond Hay; Miss Warry
December 4: Henri Alfred Noel Didot, French Consul; Miss Dorothy Chinnery; 1st Northeners Team 1907; Luncheon party taken at Ordnance House, July 1907; Maj-Gen B B D Campbell and Col. A W Bell; H G Bowden
December 11: John de Garis Esq Lieut-Bailiff; Master Henry Melville Cadman; Jersey football team; W Stranger; Master Henry Melville Cadman
December 18: Surgeon-General J Aikman, RGM; Alderney football team; members of the GAMDC (GADOC) who performed 'The Magistrate'
December 24: Artisans' football team 1906-7; Duke of Richmond and Gordon & family at Saumarez Park; H E Maj-Gen Campbell, Lieut-Gov


January 1: Ernest Laurie Robinson, MRCS; Guernsey Muratti team 1907
Jnauary 8: John N Brouard States Supervisor; Master Vivian Robson Thomas; Marlow team. Guernsey, Xmas 1907
January 15: Maj-Gen De Vic F Carey
January 22: Jurat Ernest Collas; Master Bertram Walmsley
January 29: Maj-Gen Ferdinand Beckwith Mainguy, RE; Ryde Football team; Captain T Roussel
February 5: John A De Garis, Jurat; Central Boys' School FC
February 12: Julius Bishop Esq.; Vale School FC
February 19: George Edward Kinnersley, Jurat St Sampson's FC (Boys')
February 26: William de Jersey, Esq., King's Serjeant; Melrose FC (Boys); Miss Jessy Frampton
March 4: John Bonamy Collings, Esq., Jurat; Misses Violet & Daphne Smith; Amherst FC (Boys'); Melrose Boys' School (Building)
March 11: Jurat John Leale, Esq.; Masters Edgar & Leonard & Misses Iris & Rita Stone; Capelles School FC; GAMDC Cast of 'The Gondoliers'; Statue of Prince Consort decorated with flowers by N W Priaulx FRHS
March 18: Rev R H Tourtel, Rector of Torteval; A & F Manuelle's Quarry, St Sampson's Guernsey
March 25: Quertier Le Pelley, Esq, HM Greffier; Reception at Saumarez Park given by Lt-Gov.
April 1: H E Maj-Gen B B D Campbell
April 8: H E Maj-Gen Robert Auld leaving the Court House after taking the Oath, April 1st; Auld landing from HMS Roebuck; farewell dinner to Campbell at Gardner's Royal Hotel March 28 1908; portrait Auld
April 15: Jurat A J Hocart; Assembly Royal Court April 1st 1908; Muratti match x 2
April 22: Rev the Hon A C Baillie-Hamilton; a water-lane, Guernsey
May 2: Rev Nassau Cathcart; Old Guernsey Fair (several); late Michael Greville; 'The Mikado' in Jersey

A new publication, Channel Islands Gossip, is included from its first edition of May 9, 1908. The photographs in these editions are:

May 9: Col. E C Malet de Carteret
May 16: Col. T W M de Guérin, SPP Constable
May 23: Giffard as above (July 1907); William Snowden Hatherell; Warrant Officers of HMS Cumberland; Guernsey competitors Inter-Colonial Shooting Match Empire Day 1907
May 30: Monsieur Armand Fallières, President of the French republic; Captain William Callaghan; Brigade Dinner in honour of Giffard given by Officers of RGM
June 6: William de Jersey; T W Mansell de Guérin; William Carey Esq., Bailiff

The following final editions are included only in Edith Carey's bound volume:

June 13: H E Major-General Hugh Sutlej Gough
June 20: General Sir John D P French; Messrs A & L Mark's competition (potatoes) at the Pomme d'Or Hotel, Jersey (Albert Smith)
June 27: HRH the Duke of Connaught & Strahearn, 'the last Royal Visitor to the Channel Islands:' their Majesties
July 4: Prince Edward of Wales; Henley Regatta 1908