The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards- St Martin, Grouville.
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. Jersey issued a set of 13 Stamps on Parishes of Jersey on 29 Jan 1976. Maxim Cards are listed.
St Martin Grouville.
St Martin– It has a Population of 3763 (2011 Census).Nations Capital. St Martin of Tours is the Patron Saint of St Martin and Grouville. Their badges are similar. Both Badges are based on arms of the King of Hungary. It has seven bars to distinguish it from St Martin of Grouville. 10p stamp features this Parish.
Grouville – Louis XI believed that Kings of Hungary were descendants from St Martin born in Hungary. Their arms of eight bars of red and silver were placed on the saint’s shrine in Cathedral of Tours. 6p stamp features this Parish.