Contrasts in Guernsey             
    Guernsey is a small island in the  
 English Channel.  In terms of         
 population density, it is a place of  
 great contrasts.  This D square       
 illustrates the contrast well.  It    
 includes the main commercial and      
 residential centre of the island, St. 
 Peter Port.  It also includes a large 
 proportion of managed grassland and   

Map of the area

What is Domesday?

In 1986 the BBC launched an ambitious project to record a snapshot of everyday life across the UK for future generations. A million volunteers took part…  read more here

In 2011 the BBC published the survey online and for six months invited updates to the photographs and text to celebrate the 25th anniversary.

Shortly afterwards the website was added to The National Archives’ UK Government Web Archive.

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