Polish Festival 2005
The following is a list of Polish people that lived in Jersey:
O kształceniu Serca
Felix (Feliks) Nowosielsk 1800-1864 died London, he fought with distinction in the November Uprising 1830-31, and was awarded Polands highest military award the Order of Military Virtue. The Russian Tsar published an order which named Nowosielski, and was sentenced to death by hanging on the gallows or exile forever from the Polish Kingdom. Whilst in Jersey Felix wrote and published in 1853 O kształceniu Serca
List of Poscrits in Jersey: Lud. Kordecki, Joachim Leiewel, Roch Rupnienshi, Zeno Swietolawski, K. Balinskiegu, Tchozeswki
John Dzierbinski 35 living Chapel lane with Nico Rupniewski. 1851 age 54, refugee, living Havre des Pas
Nico (Nicodemus) Rupniewski 35 took part in the November Uprising brother of Roch (see below), October 1836 recorded as an alien arriving at Southampton from Jersey with a fellow Pole Kisiel, he died in Poland 1878.
Amb Smolinski 30 living Chapel Lane, only noted as from foreign parts but presuming his name and associated with those above make him possibly Polish.
Francis Badet 48, living in St Peter, servant to Abraham Asplet
Anthony Bernstroff 53, Polish Officer (1871 – Government Annutant)
Living in the same house in Trinity were Joseph Malerewski 54, and Joseph Malerewski 42 also Polish Officers. 1871 Old St John’s Road Joseph Malczeweski age 71.
Ignotio Butkousis 51, Trinity Road, St Helier, visitor
John Dzuabanski 54, refugee, living Havre des Pas
Rebecca Elias R 64, living with her nephew Saul Samuels, Parade Place
Juda Harris 65, general dealer, living Hosiptal/Workhouse
Rachael Harris 64 Hawker, living Cheapside with sons Israel (born England), Henry and Solomon
Charles Janierviez 51 born Poland, Major in Polish Army and Elizabeth Janierviez 38 born England. Living “Belle Vue”, St Saviour
Florian Mikulowski 46, annuitant, living Philip Street
George Mikulowski 43, Refugee, Major in Polish Army wife Emilie Fauchet ? born Paris, sons Emile 9 born France, Edward 6 born Jersey. Living at 19 Belmont Road. 1861 German Professor, living still at 19 Belmont Road, described himself “an honest exile who is obliged to work due to the weight of immense misfortune” and one of the first photographers in Jersey, eventually ran Hotel de L’Europe, Mulcaster Street (1)
John Michelowski 49 also 1861 & 1871 census Visitor Immigrant, in house of John De Gruchy 44 New Street.
Heres Neaton 52 and his wife Esther both hawking Jewellery, living 2 Philip Street
John Newman 36. living Conway Street
Auguste Ruashicrofiege 65 exile, visitor – “Priscilla Cottage” Poonah Road
Roch Rupinieski 47 Refugee, living as a lodger with Mrs Jane Warren near or at “Belle Vue” (neighbour Charles Janierviez), took part in the November Uprising and awarded the Military Cross of Virtue. 1861 & 1871 census has him living at Mount Pleasant, Liverpool with widow Jane Warren of Jersey, died in Liverpool 1876.
J Ryoski 24 Pastry Cook, 3 Snow Hill
Saul Samuels 31, with English wife Hannah 26, and children Joel, Tobias, and Selina, living Parade Place, dealer in Jewellery and Hardware.
Grave of Albert Schmitt Almorah Cemetery
Albert Schmitt 52 (also on 1871 age 62?) Will in Jersey Archive left money to Polish Institute in Paris. Refugee 69 Stopford Road – Clement Le Sueur, also Hospital bienfaiteur for the sum of £20
Anthony Bernsdorff 61, former army officer, Victoria Village
Julian Besnaski 57, refugee, inmate General Hospital/Workhouse
Louis R De Monte Drury 32, M.D. not practicing, Beaumont, St Lawrence, 1871 Ludvig R Drury, born Russia, British subject, Ship Chandler, living in Kingston upon Hull
Israel Harris 75, Merchant, widower, boarding at 1 Colomberie Cottage
Charles Jancewiez 66, Army Major, living with his English wife Elizabeth 50, at 13 Clarence Road
Joseph Malezewski 61, Officer in the Polish Army, Victoria Village, 1881 Joseph Malezewski 81 Polish refugee, 3 Old Street, St Helier, 1891 census Joseph Mabzeulki age 91, pensioner
Susan Nathan 62, Shop Assistant, living Pier Road with nephew John Corbel 24, born Cape of Good Hope
Joseph Nowakouski 50, Officer Polish Army, 1881 70, Joseph Nowakouski exile, ex military, Victoria Village, Trinity
Isaac Samuels 68, widower and visitor at Oxford Cottage, Oxford Road
Moses Samuels 29, Pharmacist, wife Rachael 29 English, living 9 Broad Street
Albert Schmitt 57, living Green Street, in exile since 1831
Theophile Tzdebski 50, Military Officer, living Don Road
John Sobolewski 60, Polish Refugee Maupertuis, St Clement, 1881 John Sobolewski 80, retired Army Officer, boarder Maupertuis Road, St Clement
Martin Szymanowsky 59, Captain in the 10th regiment of the Polish Cavalary, 39 Parade, 1871 Marchin Szymanowsky 69 Refugee, Captain in the Polish Cavalry. 39 Parade Place
Jacob Wolf 60, widower, traveller, living 26 Hue Street
Anthony Bernsterft 70, living Trinity, Government annuitant
George Bolheron born 1798, living “Rose Cottage” St Saviour
Alexandre Breanski living St Martin, annuitant
Jean Michalowski born living Cheapside, St Helier, born 1791, annuitant
Alexander Holinski 54 born Warsaw. Annutant. Merinda 38 daugher?, born Suffolk, son Anthony 10, born Paris. Boarding House David Place
Charles Malawski, Inn Keeper age 60, with Rosalie Malawski (Nee Parish) age 36 born France and Jules S Malawski age 8 born Jersey.
Joseph Malczeweski age 71. (same person on 1851?)
Marchin Szymanowsky 69 Refugee, Captain in the Polish Cavalry. 39 Parade Place
George De Bulharyn
George De Bulharyn 82 Polish refugee, boarding at “Milton House” George Town, St Saviour
Jules Marylski 66, Gentleman, born Mazovic, Poland, wife Florence 35 (born Florence, Italy) (when she died she was buried at Almorah Cemetery, the body was exumed and buried at Mont Matre, Paris)
Joseph Nowakouski 70, exile, ex military, Victoria Village, Trinity
Adam Pistu 78, annuitant, lodger 36 Aquila Road
George Zerboni (Artist) 48, and wife Mary 45. 1891 living 1 Queen’s Road, 1901 living in a chalet
Vanda C Mowerynski 37 and daughter Sophie 17 both born Poland, 3 more daughters, and a son born England living “Horizon View” St Aubin’s Road, St Helier. Appears in the 1911 census as Vanda Casimir 49 married, living at “Font Hill” St Saviour, daughter Haydee 24 born Poland, 3 daughters and a son all born Greenwich.
Marks Rosebaum age 58, tailor, 30 Don Road, St Helier
Zeno Swietoslawski was born in Warsaw and was active through printing during his time in Jersey, there is an article of his works in the Bulletin of the Societe Jersiaise. I will do another post on him and his work.
On the 1851 census
Zeno B 39
Julia G born Devon 29 his wife?
Raphael T 6 – Jersey
Adolphus J 4 – Jersey
Francis A 2 – Jersey
Julien E 9m – Jersey
1861 Zeno is in the Hospital/Workhouse
1871 Julia and Zeno (59) are still here with grandchildren
1881 in Liverpool we have Vessel:”Ullock”
Master AlexanderSwietoslaski 44, and married
Jersey Archives have the following:
1944 Zofia Jeziorna, 18 Gloucester Street, Polish National
Registration Card of Wanda Janik
Jersey Evening Post 1980
Polish artist Felix Topolski left the Island after a four day stay in which he completed 38 paintings, best known for his work for the Royal Family, he stayed with Mrs Sally Le Gallais. http://www.felikstopolski.com/
Pictures of banners used during the 2005 Festival – http://ciwatch.fotopages.com/?entry=820803
(1) Notes on George Mikulowski early Jersey photographer: http://www.theislandwiki.org/?title=The_beginnings_of_photography_in_Jersey
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