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  • WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

    WEST INDIES MERCHANT SEAMEN'S HOSTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND, 1941

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    New arrivals to the West Indies Merchant Seamen's Hostel, 14-16 Lovaine Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, wave up to two seamen who are standing on the small balcony near the entrance to the hostel. The hostel is funded by the British Sailors'...

  • THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE HOME FRONT IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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    Some of the 175 children being monitored by the Ministry of Health during their evacuation from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of Devon. The photograph was taken on arrival at Brent Station.

  • LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

    LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

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    Children from Woodmansterne Road School in Streatham search for young trout in a stream at Farmers, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

  • LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

    LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

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    Girls from Notre Dame High School in Battersea, London enjoy a swim in the Tywi river at Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales in 1940.

  • EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

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    Boys from Stanley Street School, Deptford, London enjoy a morning swim or play in a rowing boat in this Pembrokeshire lake. Their teacher, evacuated with them, supervises them from the bank.

  • 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.

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    Children evacuated from London and Kent to Dartington Hall in Totnes, Devon leave the Medieval courtyard of Dartington for a nature walk in the countryside surrounding the estate.

  • LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

    LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

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    Girls from Mitcham Lane School in Streatham, London take part in an open-air Domestic Science lesson in Llangadock, Carmarthenshire, Wales in 1940. Here we see them learning to wash clothes and crockery.

  • 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

    A group of children, including Alex McNiel and Georgie Earles, evacuated from Gravesend in Kent and Blackfriars in London, play in a hollow oak tree. They are on a nature walk from their billet at Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon. According to the...

  • LONDON EVACUEES IN DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

    LONDON EVACUEES IN DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

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    A group of boys evacuated from London and the Thames Estuary lean on a gate to take in the fresh air of Totnes, South Devon, 1941. Left to right they are: Ted Hickson from Kennington, Leslie Hale from Gravesend, Fred King from Fulham and Albert Elcombe...

  • 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

    A group of young evacuees look over a stable door, to see if they can see the horse that is inside. All the children are carrying their gas masks in boxes. They have stopped at this farm as part of their nature walk from their billet at Dartington Hall...

  • FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

    FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

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

    Sister Morley uses cotton wool to wipe the eye of three-year-old evacuee Lawrence Humpreys in the medical room at Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey.

  • 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

    Children evacuated to Dartington Hall in Devon return to their billet after a walk in the countryside. Behind the children, part of the Fourteenth Century Great Hall at Dartington can be seen. The Hall and other parts of the Medieval estate were...

  • AUTUMN ON AN ENGLISH FARM, KINGSTON BLOUNT, OXFORDSHIRE, 1941

    AUTUMN ON AN ENGLISH FARM, KINGSTON BLOUNT, OXFORDSHIRE, 1941

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    Joseph Hill, billeting officer and local farmer, helps Mrs Holdsworth to fill in her subsistence form at the table in her cottage. Two of the three evacuees billeted with Mrs Holdsworth can also be seen at the table.

  • 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

    Music teacher Arthur Shuttleworth (back to camera) leads the choir (right) and cast (on stage in the background) in a selection of traditional English songs, to conclude the play about Elizabethan England which they have put on in the recreation hall at...

  • GENERAL SCRAP: SALVAGE IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

    GENERAL SCRAP: SALVAGE IN WARTIME BRITAIN, 1943

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

    Zina Honeybell (right) shows off her Junior WVS Salvage Worker badge to evacuee Lorna Millegan outside the salvage depot in Thurston, Suffolk.

  • MRS BUGLER GOES TO WAR: EVERYDAY LIFE IN EAST DEAN, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, 1943

    MRS BUGLER GOES TO WAR: EVERYDAY LIFE IN EAST DEAN, SUSSEX, ENGLAND, 1943

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

    A view inside Dennett's, the busy village store in East Dean. Mrs Bugler can be seen on the right of the photograph, watching as another customer plays with a dog. Another customer and child also watch the dog as John Eve, an evacuee, rings up the...

  • 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 evacuees arrive at Brent station. About 175 children were evacuated at this time from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of Devon.

  • 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

    A female doctor examines three boys in their railway carriage as they travel by train from Bristol to Kingsbridge in Devon, 1940.

  • 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

    Ted Rickson, an evacuee from Kennington in London, sits with his arm around Moira the Irish wolfhound on the grass outside Dartington Hall in Totnes, South Devon in 1941.

  • 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

    Children evacuated to Dartington Hall in Totnes, Devon enjoy a painting class. The boys and girls have spread out their work on the floor in a room in Dartington Hall and are happily painting pictures of people.

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