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  • EVACUEES TO A COMMUNAL HOSTEL IN THURLESTONE, SOUTH DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941

    EVACUEES TO A COMMUNAL HOSTEL IN THURLESTONE, SOUTH DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Mrs E Stambrey was evacuated to Thurlestone from her home in Clapham in London. She soon got the job as cook at the Communal Billet for children evacuated from Bristol. Here we see Mrs Stambrey slicing up a spotted dick sponge pudding.

  • EVACUEES TO A COMMUNAL HOSTEL IN THURLESTONE, SOUTH DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941

    EVACUEES TO A COMMUNAL HOSTEL IN THURLESTONE, SOUTH DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A group of women and children evacuated from their homes in Bristol pose for a photo with Matron outside the Swallows Communal Billet in Thurlestone, South Devon. Mrs Winter (wearing white overalls in the centre of the photograph) is originally from...

  • EVACUEES TO A COMMUNAL HOSTEL IN THURLESTONE, SOUTH DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941

    EVACUEES TO A COMMUNAL HOSTEL IN THURLESTONE, SOUTH DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Miss Gabb leads girls of Southville Senior Girls School, Bristol, in a gymnastics exercise at the Swallows Communal Hostel at Thurlestone, Devon. Miss Gabb has been evacuated to Devon with 24 schoolchildren and some of their younger brothers and sisters.

  • THE CARTERS IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR A BRITISH FAMILY ON THE HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, C 1940

    THE CARTERS IN WARTIME: EVERYDAY LIFE FOR A BRITISH FAMILY ON THE HOME FRONT, ENGLAND, C 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Mrs Carter hugs her daughter Angela on her arrival in Hayward's Heath, Sussex. Her son Michael looks into her bag, to see if she has brought them any presents! Michael and Angela have been evacuated to Hayward's Heath and Mrs Carter has...

  • FOSTER PARENTS PLAN LONDON NURSERY: CARING FOR DISPLACED CHILDREN, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    FOSTER PARENTS PLAN LONDON NURSERY: CARING FOR DISPLACED CHILDREN, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Two young children sleep in their bunks in the air raid shelter of the 'Foster Parents Plan for War Children' nursery in Hampstead. It appears that the shelter is in the basement of the nursery. The bunks have netting or meshing over the...

  • LIFE AT THE TAPLEY PARK CHILDREN'S HOME (THE CHAIM WEIZMANN HOME), INSTOW, DEVON, OCTOBER 1942

    LIFE AT THE TAPLEY PARK CHILDREN'S HOME (THE CHAIM WEIZMANN HOME), INSTOW, DEVON, OCTOBER 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Five children and their nurse pause in the sunshine on the garden steps whilst on a walk around the grounds of the Chaim Weizmann Home at Tapley Park, Instow, Devon, to examine some of the plants and flowers that grow in this lush garden.

  • COLONY FOR ARTISTS UNDER SIX: EVACUEES TO DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941.

    COLONY FOR ARTISTS UNDER SIX: EVACUEES TO DARTINGTON HALL, TOTNES, DEVON, ENGLAND, 1941.

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Doreen Hogwood, aged 6, evacuated from Gravesend in Kent, concentrates on the painting she is working on at Dartington Hall in Totnes, Devon. On the other side of the easel that she is working on, another painting can be seen.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Policemen and billeting officers help a group of children, evacuated from Bristol, to board a bus at Kingsbridge, Devon, which will take them to their final destination. Each child carries some kind of bag, suitcase or bundle, and they all have their...

  • LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

    LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Boys from Denmark Hill School in Camberwell enjoy a history lesson in the beautifully equipped projection and lecture theatre at Trinity College, Carmarthen, 1940.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    A group of young female evacuees carry their suitcases and gas masks as they are led along the platform upon arrival at Brent Station. The train on which they have just travelled is visible behind them. About 175 children were evacuated at this time...

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