May 012017
 

Performing

From left to right, top to bottom:

  • Land Girls entertaining the troops at Thundersley Hostel, Essex. Source: Lorna Cosgrove
  • A get together after a day’s training. Versatile Iris Joyce types, farms and also plays. Source: Northamptonshire Records Office
  • Women’s Land Army in Retford in 1949. Source: Catherine Procter
  • One Saturday afternoon Ipswich Hope House in 1943. Source: Kara Lynn
  • Lady Godiva played by Brenda Collinge, Hulcote Moors Hostel, Bedfordshire. Published in the Bedfordshire Times on 1st June 1945, p6. Source: Stuart Antrobus
Oct 122014
 

Marjorie Haigh

Marjorie Haigh

General Information

First Name(s): Marjorie

Unmarried Surname: Haigh

Date of Birth: 27/09/1901

Place of Birth: Sheffield

Date Joined WLA: 1943

Life After War

Return to pre-war occupation: No

Stayed on the land: No

Further Information

Previous occupation before WLA / WTC: Steelworks / clerical? 

Newspaper Article on Marjorie Haigh celebrating her work as county organiser.

Newspaper Article on Marjorie Haigh celebrating her work as county organiser. Please click on the article for an enlarged version.

Reasons for joining WLA / WTC : Open air life / organising

Type of work undertaken:

  • Secretary (Yorkshire) – 1943 – 1945?
  • County Secretary (Lincolnshire) – 1945 +?
  • Country Organiser (Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire) – 1947 +

Contributor Details

Name: Richard Haigh

Relationship to Land Girl: Nephew

Engraved tray presented to Marjorie Haigh for her work as county organiser.

Engraved tray presented to Marjorie Haigh for her work as county organiser.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engraved tray presented to Marjorie Haigh for her work as organising secretary.

Engraved tray presented to Marjorie Haigh for her work as county organiser.