7th January 2022
Extracts from the Gazette de Guernesey of 1813

Properties owned by the States

9th June 2021
From the 'Press' Directory and Almanack, 1912, p. 39. The most valuable properties owned by the States are the Harbours of the Island. The Harbour of St Peter-Port has an extent of about 73 acres. The new Harbour was constructed under Orders-in-Council of 1851 and 1858. The original estimated cost was about £195,000, but it is estimated that about £350,000 has actually been spent. New berths have been constructed at St Julian's Emplacement, the States having voted £10,000 for the purpose on September 13, 1905. An additional £3,000 was voted on February 6, 1907. The origianl debt was extinguished on December 31, 1903.St Sampson's Harbour is about 22 acres in extent.