The Bailiwick of Jersey is a British Crown dependency off the coast of Normandy, ► France, south of ► England. As well as the island of Jersey itself, the Bailiwick also includes the uninhabited islands of the Minquiers and Ecréhous, the Pierres de Lecq and other rocks and reefs. Along with the Bailiwick of ► Guernsey it forms the grouping known as the Channel Islands. The defence of all these islands is the responsibility of the United Kingdom. However, Jersey is not part of the UK, nor the European Union, but is rather a separate possession of the Crown, comparable to the Isle of Man. Jersey belongs to the Common Travel Area.
Le Baillage de Jersey est la plus grande des îles Anglo-Normandes, dont la capitale est Saint-Hélier. Sa superficie est de 118,2 km² et elle est peuplée de 87 700 habitants (Jersiais ou plus plaisamment Crapauds). Le bailliage de Jersey comprend l'île de Jersey, ainsi que les récifs des Écréhou et des Minquiers et quelques autres îlots inhabités.
Lé Bailliage dé Jèrri est un bailliage ès Îles d'la Manche. Lé Bailliage dé Jèrri contcheint l'île dé Jèrri, et tchiques p'tites îles et rotchièrs à l'entou, l's Êcréhos, les Mîntchièrs, les Pièrres dé Lé et d'aut's. Jèrri est eune dépendance d'la Couronne tchi n'est pon partie du Rouoyaume Unni ni d'l'Unnion Ûropéenne nitout.
This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.
Map of Jersey by Mercator, 1639
Map of Jersey, 1694
Map of Jersey, c.1789
Map of Jersey from Caesarea, 1797
Map of Jersey from 1891
Map of the Channel Islands from 1891
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