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In ancient documents the church is referred to as ecclesia sancti clementis de petravilla in gersuis, Latin for “the church of St Clement on the estate of Peter in Jersey”.
He lies in an unmarked grave somewhere in the parish churchyard, buried on Friday 15th April 1796, age 38. The burial record is brief and to the point: “Jean Glemée, Prêtre émigré, vicaire de la paroisse de Plélan, Diocese de St. Malo.” Who was he? How did a French Catholic priest come to be buried in St Clement?