Dorothy Halliwell (née Wood)

General Information

First Name(s): Dorothy

Unmarried Surname: Wood

Married Surname: Halliwell

Date of Birth: 24.5.1923

Place of Birth: Middleton, Lancashire

Previous occupation: Cotton mill worker

Reasons for joining: Sense of duty

Family’s reaction to joining: Pleased and proud.


Worked on a farm in Castleton, Rochdale in Middleton, Lancashire. Lived at farmhouse.

Worst memories: Farmer sieving mouse poo out of flour to cook with.

Life after the war

Returned to pre-war occupation as a cotton mill worker.

Contributor Information

Name: Janet Jones

Relationship to Land Girl: Niece

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