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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

  • 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

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    Young children, escorted by a nurse, explore the grounds of the Chaim Weizmann Home. Here they are walking down steps from an upper level of the garden in the sunshine, back down towards the house at Tapley Park, Instow, Devon. A sundial in the...

  • 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

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    Mary Dean sits on a chamber pot, surrounded by cots, in the dormitory of Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey, in preparation for bedtime.

  • 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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    A full-length portrait of five-year-old evacuee June Mancini from Blackfriars in London, standing in a sunny field during a walk from her billet at Dartington Hall, near Totnes in Devon.

  • EVACUEES IN DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    EVACUEES IN DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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    Charlie Swanscott plays with a bow and arrow in the sunshine in Totnes, Devon. He has been evacuated from his home in Blackfriars, London.

  • EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

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    A group of children of Deptford Park LCC School from Deptford in London saw logs on the estate where they are billeted in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

  • LIFE AT THE TAPLEY PARK CHILDREN'S HOME, INSTOW, DEVON, OCTOBER 1942

    LIFE AT THE TAPLEY PARK CHILDREN'S HOME, INSTOW, DEVON, OCTOBER 1942

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    A young smiling girl stands in her cot just before bedtime at the Chaim Weizmann Home, at Tapley Park, Instow, North Devon, October 1942.

  • 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

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    Father Christmas lifts a young girl up to look at a toy soldier on a highly-decorated Christmas tree at a home for evacuees in Henley-on-Thames. It is interesting to note that this Father Christmas is actually being played by a woman!

  • 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

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    Michael and Angela Carter run to greet their mother on her arrival at their evacuee home in Hayward's Heath, Sussex. Mrs Carter has travelled on the train from London Victoria to visit them.

  • 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

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    Harriet Hopkins (aged 2) cries following a disagreement with one of her friends at Kilronan Nursery, also featured in the photograph. The children are playing outside the nursery, and the remains of snow can be seen on the ground.

  • LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

    LONDON EVACUEES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE, WALES, 1940

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    Girls from Denmark Hill School in Camberwell, London, make good use of the gymnasium of Trinity College, Carmarthen in 1940.

  • 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

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    A girl prepares to dive into the swimming pool at Marchant's Hill School, Hindhead, as a boy sit in the sunshine to sketch her from the side of the pool. The original caption states that this pool was actually built as a static water tank, required...

  • EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM LONDON IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES, 1940

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    Boys of the Chapman LCC School in Whitechapel, London, feed pigs on a farm in Pembrokeshire, Wales, 1940.

  • 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

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    Children 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 attacks. The headmaster,...

  • 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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    Danny Ludlow, evacuated from Gravesend in Kent, shows his teacher Miss Betty Hall a painting that he has been working on at Dartington Hall in Totnes, Devon. Miss Hall was evacuated to Dartington Hall with the children.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND 1939-1941.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND 1939-1941.

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    Mechanics checking the deployment of the main undercarriage of a Short Stirling of No, 7 Squadron RAF, supported on stands at Oakington, Cambridgeshire.

  • EVACUEES IN DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

    EVACUEES IN DEVON, ENGLAND, UK, 1941

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    A lovely portrait of a young girl lying amongst a patch of crocus in a sunny field to admire the flowers, Totnes, Devon.

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

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

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    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

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    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

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    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...

  • 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

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    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.

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