Farmwork

 

The work placed upon the shoulders of women was strenuous, nothing like many had done before. From threshing to milking cows, the work was tiring and incredibly demanding. As Mant accounts, some girls but on a whole stone of muscle due to the heavy work which they were undertaking as their role as Land Girl.  Below summarises a typical day a Land Girl would experience working on the farm.

Day In The Life Of A Land Girl