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  • DUTCH CHILD REFUGEES: ARRIVAL IN BRITAIN AT TILBURY, ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    DUTCH CHILD REFUGEES: ARRIVAL IN BRITAIN AT TILBURY, ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24057

    In the rest centre at Tilbury, a classroom full of Dutch refugee children sit patiently at their desks whilst waiting to be moved off to their hostel. Several of their teachers can be seen in the background.

  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943

    INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943

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

    D 15246

    A group of French and Belgian refugee children play ring-a-roses with British evacuees in front of the old mill house, where the French-speaking children go to school. All the children are staying at Pauntley Court in Gloucestershire.

  • BELGIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    BELGIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 943

    A group of eight young Belgian refugees smile for the camera at their billet, somewhere in London.

  • BELGIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    BELGIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 948

    A group of eight young Belgian refugees smile for the camera at their billet, somewhere in London.

  • BELGIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

    BELGIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN IN LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940

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

    D 945

    A group of smiling Belgian refugees sit at a long table, holding out their plates for a piece of the bread which is being sliced by an adult on the left of the photograph. As well as the loaf of bread and the children's cups, several large bottles...

  • HM QUEEN ELIZABETH VISITS A TENT FACTORY, UK

    HM QUEEN ELIZABETH VISITS A TENT FACTORY, UK

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

    P 1

    HM Queen Elizabeth talks to Lourdes Montegrifo, a young refugee from Gibraltar who is now working on the manufacture of tents for the Royal Air Force at a factory, somewhere in Britain.

  • THE GARDENS OF KEW: THE WORK OF KEW GARDENS IN WARTIME, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    THE GARDENS OF KEW: THE WORK OF KEW GARDENS IN WARTIME, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

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

    D 16508

    J A Simon, a refugee from Alderney in the Channel Islands, and his colleagues build a hay rick in the sunshine at Kew Gardens. Kew cuts its own hay for the five Suffolk Punch horses which are used in the garden. They are building a traditional Channel...

  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943

    INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: LIFE AT PAUNTLEY COURT, A SCHOOL AND HOME FOR FRENCH AND BELGIAN REFUGEES, PAUNTLEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, 1943

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

    D 15273

    Tony Hoye from London (second from left, wearing a checked shirt) celebrates his birthday with a chocolate cake, at Pauntley Court in Gloucestershire. He is surrounded by his friends, fellow London evacuees and refugees from France and Belgium, as he...

  • THEY ALSO FIGHT WHO ONLY STAND AND WAIT: FEMALE REFUGEES ASSEMBLE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, 1942

    THEY ALSO FIGHT WHO ONLY STAND AND WAIT: FEMALE REFUGEES ASSEMBLE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, 1942

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

    D 12151

    A group of female refugees assemble electrical measuring instruments at the Davies and Essex factory on Enford Street, Marylebone, London. According to the original caption, 'as aliens, they are not directed into industry, but they are glad to work...

  • DUTCH CHILD REFUGEES: ARRIVAL IN BRITAIN AT TILBURY, ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

    DUTCH CHILD REFUGEES: ARRIVAL IN BRITAIN AT TILBURY, ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1945

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

    D 24062

    Upon arrival at Tilbury docks, a group of young Dutch refugee children wait on the quayside to be taken on to a rest centre before transport on to a hostel.

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