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A Vingtaine (literally "group of twenty" in French) is a political subdivision of Jersey. They fall under the various parishes, and one, La Vingtaine de la Ville (The Vingtaine of the town), in Saint Helier is further divided into two cantons. A parish is a subdivision. ... Saint Helier is one of the twelve parishes and the largest town on Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands in the English Channel. ...


St. Ouen has cueillettes instead of vingtaines.


In each vingtaine, vingteniers and Constable's officers (in French: officiers du Connétable) are elected as part of Jersey's Honorary Police system. They do not have to live within the vingtaine or cueillette they represent, but they must live in the parish they represent (except in St. Helier, where ratepayers and mandataires are eligible). A Constable is a person holding a particular office, most commonly that of law-enforcement. ...


Vingteniers are elected by a Parish Assembly of electors and ratepayers for a term of three years but are elected to a particular vingtaine (or cueillette) in that Parish. Vingteniers carry out general community policing in the parish, and fulfill administrative roles within their vingtaine in respect of tasks such as the Visite du Branchage.


Constables Officers - are elected to serve a vingtaine or cueillette at an Assembly of the electors of that vingtaine or cueillette. They assist the centeniers and vingteniers of the parish with community policing.


By parish, the vingtaines are as follows-

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Grouville

  • La Vingtaine des Mathais
  • La Vingtaine de la Rue
  • La Vingtaine de Longueville
  • La Vingtaine de la Rocque

View south across the Royal Bay of Grouville Grouville is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey in the Channel Islands. ...

St Brélade

  • La Vingtaine de Noirmont
  • La Vingtaine du Coin
  • La Vingtaine des Quennevais
  • La Vingtaine de la Moye

St. ...

St Clement

  • La Grande Vingtaine
  • La Vingtaine du Rocquier
  • La Vingtaine de Samarès

The Parish Hall of St. ...

St Helier

  • La Vingtaine de la Ville
    • Canton de Bas de la Vingtaine de la Ville
    • Canton de Haut de la Vingtaine de la Ville
  • La Vingtaine du Rouge Bouillon
  • La Vingtaine de Bas du Mont au Prêtre
  • La Vingtaine de Haut du Mont au Prêtre
  • La Vingtaine du Mont à l'Abbé
  • La Vingtaine du Mont Cochon

Saint Helier is one of the twelve parishes and the largest town on Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands in the English Channel. ...

St John

  • La Vingtaine du Nord
  • La Vingtaine de Hérupe
  • La Vingtaine du Douet

The Centre Stone at Sion in St. ...

St Lawrence

  • La Vingtaine de la Vallée
  • La Vingtaine du Coin Hâtain
  • La Vingtaine du Coin Motier
  • La Vingtaine du Coin Tourgis Nord
  • La Vingtaine du Coin Tourgis Sud

The arched entrance to Morel Farm, a National Trust for Jersey property in St. ...

St Martin

  • La Vingtaine de Rozel
  • La Vingtaine de Faldouet
  • La Vingtaine de la Quéruée
  • La Vingtaine de l'Église
  • La Vingtaine du Fief de la Reine

The Ecréhous are part of the parish of St. Martin, but are uninhabited. La Pouquelaye de Faldouet is one of the best preserved dolmens in Jersey Saint Martin (Jèrriais: St Martîn) is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey in the Channel Islands. ... The Ecrehous from the air The Minquiers and Ecréhous are two groups of islands and rocks forming part of the Bailiwick of Jersey, Channel Islands. ...


St Mary

  • La Vingtaine du Sud
  • La Vingtaine du Nord

The Elms, constructed around 1740, is currently the headquarters of the National Trust for Jersey. ...

St Ouen

Unusually, the subdivisions of this parish are not named vingtaines. Ruins of Grosnez Castle Saint Ouen (Jèrriais: St Ouën) is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey in the Channel Islands. ...

  • La Petite Cueillette
  • La Grande Cueillette
  • La Cueillette de Grantez
  • La Cueillette de Millais
  • La Cueillette de Vinchelez
  • La Cueillette de Léoville

St Peter

  • La Vingtaine du Douet
  • La Vingtaine de St. Nicolas
  • La Grande Vingtaine
  • La Vingtaine des Augerez
  • La Vingtaine du Coin Varin

Welcome to Jersey sign at Jersey Airport Saint Peter (Jèrriais: St Pièrre) is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey in the Channel Islands. ...

St Saviour

  • La Vingtaine de Maufant
  • La Vingtaine de Sous la Hougue
  • La Vingtaine des Pigneaux
  • La Vingtaine de la Grande Longueville
  • La Vingtaine de la Petite Longueville
  • La Vingtaine de Sous l'Église

Government House, official residence of the Lieutenant-Governor, is situated in St. ...

Trinity

  • La Vingtaine de la Ville-à-l'Évêque
  • La Vingtaine de Rozel
  • La Vingtaine du Rondin
  • La Vingtaine des Augrés
  • La Vingtaine de la Croiserie

  Results from FactBites:
 
This is Jersey - Jersey Gazette Adverts from the Jersey Evening Post (5000 words)
To elect a Vingtenier for the Vingtaine du Mont Cochon.
To elect a Vingtenier for the Vingtaine du Rouge Bouillon.
To elect one Vingtenier for each of the Vingtaines of Ville a l'Eveque, Rozel, Rondin, Augres and Croiserie the terms of office of the present holders having expired.
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