Tagged: Cornwall

August Sports Collage

August: Sports

Land Girls on the beach ready for a swim. Source: Joan Birchall Photo Archive Sarah Johnson Duncan and friends in Cornwall ready for a kick about. Source: Julia Greenwood Inter-hostel sports competition, Bedfordshire, 6th...

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...

WW1 Research: Women’s Land Army in Cornwall (Research by Julie Newman)

WW1 Research: Women’s Land Army in Cornwall (Research by Julie Newman)

Julie Newman recently got in touch with the following question:- I’m researching the Women’s Land Army in WW1 for a short story to be published later this year in an anthology. I would like...