Tagged: Sussex

Looking for information on Battina House

Looking for information on Battina House

My mother used to be a land army girl at Battina House, which I believe was in the Chichester or Brighton area. She passed away a couple of weeks ago.  I was wondering if...

April: Meal times with Land Girls and Lumber Jills

April: Meal times with Land Girls and Lumber Jills

From left to right, top to bottom: Lumber Jills enjoying a meal in their hostel in Culford Camp in Suffolk. Source: Margaret Elizabeth Sutherland (nee Coldwell) photo collection. Lumber Jills eagerly awaiting their meals...

January Farming Activity of the Month: Milking

January Farming Activity of the Month: Milking

As a new initative for 2016, Stuart Antrobus and I will be replacing the ‘Cartoon of the Month’ with ‘Farming Activity of the Month’. We will try to reflect the farming tasks which would...

WW2 Video: Early One Morning

WW2 Video: Early One Morning

Sunset across fields. Land army girl, mobile milk maid, Daphne Perry riding bicycle through countryside. She gets off and pushes bike across muddy field. Several shots of Daphne milking cows by machinery. Daphne weighs...

WW1 Newspaper Article on WLA in Sussex

WW1 Newspaper Article on WLA in Sussex

The East Grinstead Observer¬†(17th June, 1916). At St. Michael’s Parish Hall, Miss Bradley, agricultural organising officer for the Board of Trade, said that Sussex had been one of the best countries for recruiting for...