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  • CHAPEL CLEEVE NURSERY - THE STEPHEN S WISE HOME: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH EVACUEES, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, 1942

    CHAPEL CLEEVE NURSERY - THE STEPHEN S WISE HOME: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH EVACUEES, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A group of young children smile for the camera as they sit on a large pile of hay, probably on a hay cart, outside Chapel Cleeve Nursery in Washford, Somerset. Some wear bonnets to protect their heads from the sun.

  • 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 Cluton, a 'foster mother' to numerous evacuees, welcomes Mrs Carter to her home in Hayward's Heath. Mrs Carter's children, Michael and Angela, have been staying with Mrs Cluton in Hayward's Heath since their evacuation from...

  • 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, gathers paint onto her brush from a palette on the floor to continue her painting at Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon, where she is billeted with 250 other children.

  • 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, probably from Stanley Street School in Deptford, take part in a fishing contest on a Pembrokeshire lake, 1940.

  • CHANNEL INCIDENT: THE PRODUCTION OF A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM, UK, SEPTEMBER 1940

    CHANNEL INCIDENT: THE PRODUCTION OF A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FILM, UK, SEPTEMBER 1940

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

    Anthony Asquith directs Peggy Ashcroft and Gordon Harker in 'Channel Incident', a film about the evacuation of Dunkirk made by Denham and Pinewood Studios for the Ministry of Information in 1940. The stars are standing on board a motor yacht,...

  • 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

    Teacher Miss Betty Hall helps three-year-old Marion Davison, the youngest evacuee to Dartington Hall, over a stile as part of their nature walk in the countryside surrounding the Dartington estate. Other evacuees can be seen in the photograph, many are...

  • 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 evacuated from London and Kent, walk to school in pairs in the sunshine. They are staying at Dartington Hall, near Totnes in Devon.

  • 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 of the Rotherhithe Nautical School, Bermondsey, London at boat drill at Ferryside, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

  • 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

    During a school meeting at Marchant's Hill School, Hindhead, head boy Vic Randall (aged 14) introduces a speaker to the audience. The children are gathered in one of the large huts (this one set up like an assembly hall) which form all...

  • LONDON EVACUEES TO DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

    LONDON 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

    This family of 17 has been evacuated from 53 Bournemouth Road, Rye Lane, Peckham to Bideford in North Devon. They are: Mrs P Lovelock, Mrs E Lovelock, Mrs Washer (the mother), Eileen, Lily, Doreen, Kathleen and Harry Scut (grandson), Terry Washer,...

  • 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

    Children play with wooden toys at tables in the grounds of Tapley Park in Instow, Devon.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND 1939-1941.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND 1939-1941.

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

    Aircrew admire the nose art on "S-Sugar", a Short Stirling of No. 7 Squadron RAF, in a dispersal at Oakington, Cambridgeshire.

  • 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 young children are amused by a cat which is being held by their nurse as they sit on a sunny wall in the lush grounds of Tapley Park. It appears that the children have been on a walk around the grounds as they are all clutching small bunches of...

  • LUXEMBOURGERS IN ENGLAND: EVACUEES IN SURREY, 1942

    LUXEMBOURGERS IN ENGLAND: EVACUEES IN SURREY, 1942

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

    Five year old Andrew hug his pet rabbit, as his younger sister Jacqueline (aged 3) strokes the animal's fur. The children have their own chickens, rabbits and geese at the house in which they are staying, somewhere in Surrey, but like the rabbits...

  • CHAPEL CLEEVE NURSERY - THE STEPHEN S WISE HOME: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH EVACUEES, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, 1942

    CHAPEL CLEEVE NURSERY - THE STEPHEN S WISE HOME: AMERICAN AID TO BRITISH EVACUEES, SOMERSET, ENGLAND, 1942

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

    A group of young children smile for the camera as they sit on a hay cart, watched over by the farmer, outside Chapel Cleeve Nursery in Washford, Somerset. Some wear bonnets to protect their heads from the sun.

  • 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 kisses her daughter Angela goodbye on the platform at Hayward's Heath station. Mrs Carter has spent the day with her evacuated children Angela and Michael (standing beside them, right) in their foster home. Angela is upset at the...

  • 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

    Girls from St George's Church of England School in Battersea, London, take part in an open-air sewing class, by the edge of a river or lake, whilst evacuated to Pembrokeshire, Wales in 1940.

  • AMERICAN CHILDREN GIVE BRITISH PARTY: CHRISTMAS FOR EVACUEES, HENLEY-ON-THAMES, OXFORDSHIRE, 1941

    AMERICAN CHILDREN GIVE BRITISH PARTY: CHRISTMAS FOR EVACUEES, HENLEY-ON-THAMES, OXFORDSHIRE, 1941

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

    Young children play with the toys they have been given at their Christmas party held at this home for evacuees in Henley-on-Thames.

  • 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 a child in the corridor of a train as they travel from Bristol to Devon. About 175 children were evacuated at this time from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of Devon.

  • 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 Photo Division Photographer

    Children at Kilronan nursery get dressed for an afternoon walk after lunch. One of the nurses can be seen helping one child into their shoes, whilst another young child sits on a chair in front of the fire waiting to helped on with his clothes.

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