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First female Constable laid to rest today

First female Constable laid to rest today

Thursday 18 August 2022

First female Constable laid to rest today

Thursday 18 August 2022

Jersey's "trailblazing" first female Constable was laid to rest today.

Iris Le Feuvre MBE, who died aged 93 on 2 August, was not only the first ‘mother’ of a parish - St. Lawrence - but also presided over the Education Committee at a time of important change.

A service in celebration of her life was held today at 11:00 at St. Helier Methodist Centre.

Attendees were urged by the groundbreaking Constable's family to "wear bright clothes", with "suffragette colours of green, purple and white... especially welcome".

Afterwards, islanders who knew her were invited to join her family at St. Lawrence Parish Hall to share memories.

The family do not wish for flowers, but ask that donations in her memory be made to Brighter Futures at The Bridge on Le Geyt Road in St. Saviour or The British Red Cross based at Fire and Rescue Service HQ in Rouge Bouillon, St. Helier.

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Tributes paid as "trailblazing" first female Constable passes away

Suffragette colours to celebrate the life of "trailblazer" Constable

Pictured top: Constable Le Feuvre with the Comité des Connétables in January 2000. (Jersey Heritage) 

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