Tagged: Staffordshire

Mary Malpass’ photo journey of WLA service and reunions

Mary Malpass’ photo journey of WLA service and reunions

Mary Doreen Malpass (nee Elwell), born on 6th February 1928 joined the WLA in 1946, leaving 3 years later in 1949. She was based in Lea Hall, Eccles Hall, near Stafford. She undertook various...

97 years ago today: Presentation of Good Service Ribbons in Stafford, 1919

97 years ago today: Presentation of Good Service Ribbons in Stafford, 1919

    Courtesy of Dave Bunting, whose grandmother, Martha Bunting (nee Bagnall) was a Land Girl in the First World War, and awarded a Good Service Ribbon.  

April Activity of the Month: Spreading Manure

April Activity of the Month: Spreading Manure

From left to right, top to bottom: Bedfordshire Land Girls Nancy Karny & Ruth Bennett spreading muck. Source: Stuart Antrobus Land Girls pose for a photograph after spreading manure in Gnosall (4 April 1947)....

Martha Bagnall, First World War Land Girl

WW1 Land Girl: Martha Bagnall

General Information First Name(s): Martha Unmarried Surname: Bagnall Married Surname: Bunting (1922) Date of Birth: 2 June 1898 Place of Birth: Church Gresley Date Joined WLA: Agriculture 29 August 1918 Date Left WLA / WFC: Uncertain but maybe 1919-1920   Employment...