British civilian absolutist religious conscientious objector active in Peace Pledge Union 1930-1939, imprisoned in Holloway Prison, London 1943
REEL 1 Family background. Socialist influence and development of pacifist views. Christian basis of pacifism. Veterinary career. Membership work with Fellowship of Reconciliation in London. Pre war Peace Pledge Union and FOR meetings. Members' changing views on outbreak of war. Wartime FOR work. Difficulty of disassociation from war machine; voluntary ambulance service and firewatching.
REEL 2 Work with Hungerford Club 1940-41: Bernard Nicholls; duties and activities; types of people helped; canteen; funding of club. Anti-typhus course 1940. Attending panel for refusing war service 1943 receiving prison sentence; attitude towards imprisonment. Holloway Prison living conditions; attitude of warders; contact with other prisoners. Air raids and letters.
REEL 3 Meeting Donald Soper through Kingsway Hall Shelter. Release; Bernard Nicholls speaking for her at second panel. Effect of conscientious objectors on prison reform. Post-war work for Hungerford Club. Nature of peace movement today.