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  • 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

    D 1041

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

  • 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

    D 1042

    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

    D 3107

    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...

  • 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

    D 2036

    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.

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

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

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

    D 5081

    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

    D 16484

    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

    D 14066

    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

    D 13245

    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

    D 2591

    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 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

    D 2229

    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.

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