20 April 1918: On this day in 1918, the Women’s Land Army held a rally in London, while in Folkestone, Alice’s life hits a new low. Click here, or on the image above, to listen to the episode.
General Information First Name(s): Nellie Butcher Unmarried Surname: Jones Married Surname: Bennett – 12 June 1926, Joyce – 18 Dec 1954 Date of Birth: 17 Oct 1901 Place of Birth: Kensington, London Date Joined WLA: 1917? Employment Village: Cornwall Farm Name: Launceston Life After War She returned to Fulham, London, having moved there from Kensington […]
General Information First Name(s): Elsie Unmarried Surname: Hurst Married Surname: Preston – married 1921 Date of Birth: June 1900 Place of Birth: Quetta, India (now Pakistan) Life After War Life after war: My gran married a farm owner and they lived up in the Lake District. They lost everything in 1924 with the foot and mouth […]
General Information First Name(s): Martha Unmarried Surname: Bagnall Married Surname: Bunting (1922) Date of Birth: 2 June 1898 Place of Birth: Church Gresley Date Joined WLA: Agriculture 29 August 1918 Date Left WLA / WFC: Uncertain but maybe 1919-1920 Employment Employed by: Mrs Williams, Lerage Lodge, Adbaston, Staffordshire Date with employer: August 1918 to 1919-20 County: Staffordshire Village: Adbaston Farm Name: Maybe Lerage […]
General Information First Name(s): Florence Unmarried Surname: Hampshier Married Surname: Bond Date of Birth: 10 August 1893 Place of Birth: Bermondsey, London Date Joined WLA: Agriculture – Date Unknown Employment and Accommodation Employment Employed by?: Private Farmer County: Bedfordshire Village: Southill Farm Name: Old Rowney Farm Accommodation Accommodation in: Private billet – Lodged in farmworker’s cottage on the farm with a farm worker’s wife. A Mrs […]