Tagged: Essex

May: Performing!

May: Performing!

From left to right, top to bottom: Land Girls entertaining the troops at Thundersley Hostel, Essex. Source: Lorna Cosgrove A get together after a day’s training. Versatile Iris Joyce types, farms and also plays....

WW2 Photo: Land Girls entertaining the troops at Thundersley Hostel, Essex.

WW2 Photo: Land Girls entertaining the troops at Thundersley Hostel, Essex.

I have a photo of Land Army Girls including my aunt Lilian Taylor in 1943 doing a show for the troops who were going off to war the following day. My aunt is the...

Photos from launch of ‘Essex Land Girls’

Photos from launch of ‘Essex Land Girls’

Photos from the launch of ‘Voices From History: Essex Land Girls‘ by Dee Gordan at Park Inn Palace Hotel, Southend on Sea, 11th April 2015.

Book: Voices From History: Essex Land Girls by Dee Gordon

Book: Voices From History: Essex Land Girls by Dee Gordon

During the war, Essex became a likely place for ladies of the ‘Women’s Land Army’ to contribute to the war effort. Many came from Essex but women came from all over. Often women would...

WW1 Article: A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The new British front – in the fields

WW1 Article: A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The new British front – in the fields

The Independent article: A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The new British front – in the fields