Category: WW1 Land Girls

Catherine Jane Evans

WW1 Land Girl: Catherine Evans

General Information First Name(s): Catherine Jane Unmarried Surname: Evans Married Surname: Grainger (1918) Date of Birth: 4 January 1896 Place of Birth: Talacre Lodge, Gronant, Talacre Employment Village: Machynlleth Life After War As Catherine married in...

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...

WW1 WLA Rally featured on BBC Radio Series ‘Home Front’

WW1 WLA Rally featured on BBC Radio Series ‘Home Front’

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...

WW1 Land Girl: Teresa Hooley

WW1 Land Girl: Teresa Hooley

General Information First Name(s): Teresea Unmarried Surname: Hooley Married Surname: Butler Place of Birth: Derbyshire (?)   Employment County: Derbyshire   Life After War Information from Philip Dalling in the Derby Telegraph. “After the First World War, Teresa found the...

WW1 Land Girl: Nellie Butcher Jones

WW1 Land Girl: Nellie Butcher Jones

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...