Category: WW2 Land Girls

Looking for information on Battina House

Looking for information on Battina House

My mother used to be a land army girl at Battina House, which I believe was in the Chichester or Brighton area. She passed away a couple of weeks ago.  I was wondering if...

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...

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 2: Uniform & Parade

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 2: Uniform & Parade

This series of posts charts Dorothy Clayden’s time in the Women’s Land Army form 1942 to 1946. This second focuses on Dorothy’s attendance at a WLA parade in Preston and shows the process of...

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 1: Enrolment

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 1: Enrolment

This series of posts charts Dorothy Clayden’s time in the Women’s Land Army form 1942 to 1946. We will be looking at a range of primary sources including correspondence and photos to trace Dorothy’s...