Author: Cherish

Elizabeth Jane Hall (nee Steel)

WW1 Land Girl: Elizabeth Jane Hall (nee Steel)

General Information First Name(s): Elizabeth Jane Unmarried Surname: Steel Married Surname: Hall Date of Birth: 28th October 1900 Date of Death: 28th September 1948 General Information Elizabeth was the youngest daughter of George Steel (1865-1949) and...

WLA_Saturday-afternoon-club_Bedford-in-1940s

Running the WLA: Land Girl Welfare

Our last post on running the WLA explored the role of The Land Girl in bringing women together across the country. This month’s post places The Land Girl magazine in the wider context of...

Nellie Wright in 1918

WFS Member: Nellie Wright

“My wonderful Grandmother Miss Nellie Wright (later Mrs Nellie Evans), was born in Wednesbury, West Midlands in August 1899 and served in the Women’s Forestry Service sometime during 1917 and 1918. At first, she...