Author: Cherish

Pack Drill WLA Sketch. Source: Carisbrooke Castle Museum, Isle of Wight.

WW1 Pack Drill WLA Watercolour

This watercolour of a First World War Land Girl, entitled ‘Pack Drill’, comes from a sketchbook held in the collections of Carisbrooke Castle Museum. The former curator of the museum gave the sketchbook to...

World War One Land Girl Sketch Postcard

WW1 Land Girl Postcard

Many thanks to Neil Bright, Blitz historian and author, for sharing the above postcard with me. If anyone has anymore information on this sketch, or others by the same artist, then please get in...

Mary Elwell with her WLA colleagues.

New Year’s Eve Reflections

As has become tradition over the past few years, this post looks back at 2018 and developments related to the history of the Women’s Land Army. Centenary Commemorations The First World War Centenary commemorations...