The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards.

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.

JERSEY PARISHES MAP MC
JERSEY MAP 1979 – PARISHES OF JERSEY

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.

JERSEY PARISHES ST QUEN
JERSEY MAXIM CARDS 1979 -ST OUEN PARISH
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