Category: WW2 Land Girls

Bucks WLA Jessie McLaren Photographs

WW2 Land Girl: Jessie Rose Woolhead (née McLaren)

General Information First Name(s):  Jessie Rose Unmarried Surname: McLaren Married Surname: Woolhead Date of Birth: 9/12/1929 Place of Birth: London Date Joined WLA: 12/5/1947 Date Left WLA: 1/9/1949 Employment Worked for County War Agricultural Committee, from May...

Emma Chapman working reaper-binder at Walnut Farm, Newport Pagnell, August 1941

WW2 Land Girl: Emma Hayfield (Chapman)

General Information First Name(s): Emma Unmarried Surname: Chapman Married Surname: Hayfield Date of Birth:  1/11/1920 Place of Birth: Long Marston, Tring, Hertfordshire Date Joined WLA: 15 August 1941 [?] Date left: 25 March 1946 Employment Worked for Horace Patterson, The...

Rose Dixon

WW2 Land Girl: Rose Violet Rogers (née Dixon)

General Information First Name(s):  Rose Violet Unmarried Surname: Dixon Married Surname: Rogers Date of Birth:  22/10/1922 Place of Birth: Bermondsey, London Date Joined WLA: 11/1941 Date Left WLA: 9/1945 Employment Worked at Home Farm, Steeple Claydon (private)& Buckingham Machinery Depot...

Annie Glover (née Sawyer)

WW2 Land Girl: Annie Glover (née Sawyer)

General Information First Name(s): Annie Charlotte Catherine Unmarried Surname: Sawyer Married Surname: Glover Date of Birth:  9th March 1928 Place of Birth:  62 Tucker Street, Canning Town, London Date Joined WLA: 17th July 1946 Date...

Betty Parker portraits

WW2 Land Girl: Betty McCarthy (née Parker)

General Information First Name(s): Betty Louise Unmarried Surname: Parker Married Surname: McCarthy Date of Birth:  26/5/1920 Place of Birth: Leyton Date Joined WLA: 31st August 1942-18th January 1946. Pre-war occupation: Cardboard box maker WLA number: 92048 Family’s reaction to...

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WW2 Land Girl: Gwyneth Mary Jones (née Edwards)

General Information First Name(s): Gwyneth Mary Unmarried Surname: Edwards Married Surname: Jones Date of Birth:  25/04/1925 Place of Birth: Manchester Date Joined WLA: c.1943 Pre-war occupation: Sent to Bury St Edmunds for domestic /housework training. She had previously worked in...

WW2 Land Girl: Katharine Ann Furley

General Information First Name(s): Katharine Ann (Always known as Ann) Unmarried Surname: Furley Date of Birth:  27/8/1923 Place of Birth:  Paddington, North London Date Joined WLA: 1941 Date Left WLA: 1947 WLA Number: 127384 Previous...

WW2 Land Girl: Kathleen Fawell

WW2 Land Girl: Kathleen Fawell

General Information First Name(s): Kathleen Mary Unmarried Surname: Fawell Date of Birth:  28/7/13 Place of Birth:  Sandhutton near Thirsk Years spent in WLA: 5 Pre-war occupation: 3 years physical training 3 years teaching boys school...

Lucy Arthur (née Bradburn)

WW2 Land Girl: Lucy Arthur (née Bradburn)

General Information First Name(s): Lucy Unmarried Surname: Bradburn Married Surname:  Arthur Date of Birth:  22/10/1927 Date of Death:  18/09/2004 Place of Birth:  Wishaw, Lanarkshire Date Joined WLA: c. 1944-1945 Date Left WLA: c.1947 Employment Netherhill...

WW2 Land Girl: Joyce Lillian Corras (née Nelson)

WW2 Land Girl: Joyce Lillian Corras (née Nelson)

General Information First Name(s): Joyce Lillian Unmarried Surname: Nelson Married Surname:  Corras Date of Birth:  11/2/1926 Place of Birth:  London Date Joined WLA: 1943 Date Left WLA: 1945 Employment Joyce worked in Earls Cone, Essex...