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  • SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    A large group of children, evacuated from their school in East Ham, rush for lunch at Marchant's Hill School, Hindhead. They are running along the flower-lined path that runs through the camp, the wooden huts which serve as classrooms and...

  • EVACUEES TO DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

    EVACUEES TO DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    A group of evacuated mothers and children chat to each other on the quayside at Bideford harbour in North Devon in 1941. They are Mrs Bresnett of Camberwell, Mrs Booth of Sydenham, Mrs Bailey and her two year old daughter Jane from Catford and Mrs...

  • EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

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

    Children evacuated from Deptford Park LCC School in Deptford, London, to Pembrokeshire, Wales, get involved in farm life. Here we see two boys riding horses, whilst several other boys and girls look on. Note that they are surrounded by haystacks.

  • EVACUEES' NATURE WALK IN DEVON, 1941

    EVACUEES' NATURE WALK IN DEVON, 1941

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

    A group of forty children (originally from Blackfriars and Gravesend) return from a walk with their teacher, Miss Betty Hall (originally from Haslemere in Surrey) to Dartington Hall, Devon, where they are billeted under the Ministry of Health evacuation...

  • LEARNING BY ACTING: EDUCATION THROUGH THEATRE FOR EVACUEES AT A 'CAMP SCHOOL', MARCHANT'S HILL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, 1943

    LEARNING BY ACTING: EDUCATION THROUGH THEATRE FOR EVACUEES AT A 'CAMP SCHOOL', MARCHANT'S HILL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, 1943

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

    Mavis Clode (right) and John Chandler (both aged 13) on stage during the performance of their play about Elizabethan England at Marchant's Hill School. Mavis is playing the part of Queen Elizabeth I and John is the Duke of Cordoba, the ambassador...

  • 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

    Three-year-old twins Norman and Brian Harris brush their teeth in the bathroom at the Chaim Weizmann Home at Tapley Park, Instow, Devon. This photograph was taken first thing in the morning, so the boys are still in their dressing gowns.

  • EVACUEES TELL HOW THEY SAVE: THE NATIONAL WAR SAVINGS SCHEME IN BRITAIN, 1941

    EVACUEES TELL HOW THEY SAVE: THE NATIONAL WAR SAVINGS SCHEME IN BRITAIN, 1941

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

    A full face portrait of 10 year old evacuee Peter Hamblen who has been evacuated from Bayswater in London. According to the original caption, Peter's father is an ambulance driver and Peter has been saving 4d per week by running errands and also...

  • SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

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

    Children create a splash as they play in the swimming pool in the sunshine at Marchant's Hill School, Hindhead. The original caption states that this pool was actually built as a static water tank, required by law as a defence against incendiary...

  • EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

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

    Boys from St George's Church of England School, Battersea, London, 'stock' barley as part of the holiday course in farming they are attending whilst evacuated in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Several farm horses can be seen in the background.

  • 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 Rotherhithe Nautical School in Bermondsey, London drill on the banks of the Tywi river at Ferryside, Carmarthenshire, Wales in 1940.

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