Evelyn Harrowing (née Blower)
First Name: Evelyn
Unmarried Surname: Blower
Married Surname: Harrowing
Date of Birth: 19.3.27
Date Joined WLA: 24.1.45
Date Left: 7.2.48
WLA Number: 153038
Previous occupation: 1 month’s land work and before that, worked in domestic service. Evelyn’s parents worked on an arable farm.
Worked in Weasenham and lived in a hostel in Chipton House.
Life after the war
Married Robert G Harrowing in 1947. Met husband-to-be while working in Weasenham.
Worked in post office in Weasenham for 3 days a week.
A newspaper article reporting on the marriage of Evelyn and Robert.
Evelyn with her husband Robert in the Cambridge Evening News in 3rd September 1984.
Evelyn and Robert celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.
Name: Daphne Blower, sister, with the help of Daphne’s grandson Warren Knights and fiancé Skye Watton.
Evelyn with her sister and Land Girl friend taken outside of Chipton House on 26th November 1945.
Evelyn in 1948.
A portrait photograph of Evelyn, wearing her WLA jumper.