Tagged: Surrey

Daisy with pig. This photo published in the local paper captioned "His last picture". Pencil note 1921.

WW1 Land Girl: Daisy Dance

General Information First Name(s): Daisy Irene Unmarried Surname: Dance Married Surname: (Died in 1968.) Unmarried so far as known. Date of Birth: 1898 Place of Birth: Downside, Cobham, Surrey Date Joined WLA: 28 March 1919 at...

Search for farms: Mary Grace Gibbs and friends at Briarwood, in Dormansland

Search for farms: Mary Grace Gibbs and friends at Briarwood, in Dormansland

‘My mother Mary Grace Gibbs served in the WLA between May 1943 & June 1945 in the county of Surrey. Mum was billeted with a Mr & Mrs Frank Allen in Briarwood, Dormansland &...

Happy Easter 2017

Happy Easter 2017

Rare colour photograph of Land Girls with a large basket of freshly laid eggs as they breed chicks at redlands poultry farm at South Holmwood in Surrey in  March, 1944. Embed from Getty Images

Lilies on the Land, Cobham, Surrey, Saturday 10th September

Lilies on the Land, Cobham, Surrey, Saturday 10th September

If you live in the vicinity of Cobham, Surrey, the wonderful play by the Lions part ‘Lilies on the Land’ is being performed at Cobham Village Hall on Saturday 10 September as the finale...

WW1 Land Girl: Maud Pretoria Bird

WW1 Land Girl: Maud Pretoria Bird

General Information First Name(s): Maud Pretoria Unmarried Surname: Bird Married Surname: Tandy Date of Birth: 18th August 1900 Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London Date Joined WLA: Agriculture 4th April 1918 Date Left WLA / WFC: 30th November 1919 Employment and Accommodation Employment...

WW1 Land Girl: Phyllis Sahmer (nee Drayton)

WW1 Land Girl: Phyllis Sahmer (nee Drayton)

General Information First Name(s): Phyllis Unmarried Surname: Drayton Married Surname: Longbottom, 1921 in Bombay, India Sahmer, High Peak. c. 1952 Date of Birth: 20/9/1900 Place of Birth: Bournemouth Date Joined WLA: Agriculture, c. 1916 Date Left WLA / WFC: Circa 1918?...