The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards.
The Channel Islands of Jersey is divided into twelve administrative districts or Parishes. All Parishes have a coastline and share a name with ancient Parish churches. Each Parish is headed by a constable and other important officials Road Committee, Honorary Police, Road Inspectors and a Parish Assembly. The Twelve Parishes (based on location on Map West to East) are
St Ouen St Brelade St Mary St Peter St John St Lawrence
Trinity St Helier St Saviour St Clement St Martin Grouville.
Jersey issued a set of 13 Stamps on Parishes of Jersey on 29 Jan 1976. Maxim Cards are listed.
Map Of Jersey with the location of Parishes on the Map. Half Pence Stamp and Maxim Card with the stamp.
St Ouen – It has a Population of 4000 (2011 Census). St Ouen The Patron Saint of Normandy founded a religious community on Jersey before the Viking invasions. He is believed to have seen a miraculous cross which told him to travel from Normandy to Jersey. It features on the crest/coat of arm of St Ouen Parish. The 12p Stamp features St Ouen Parish Crest.