Tagged: Wales

September: Clubs and Hostels

September: Clubs and Hostels

From left to right, top to bottom: Members of the Romiley L.A Club made a successful collection when “A Canterbury Tale” was shown at the local cinema. Source: The Land Girl, June 1945, p.14...

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Regrettably, we have no photo of members of the Women’s Land Army in Northern Ireland during the 1940s. Because of the reality that the farms in Northern Ireland already used female family members as...

WW2 Photos: Nancy Jones (nee Charles)

WW2 Photos: Nancy Jones (nee Charles)

My Nain [Welsh for Grandma] Nancy Charles (Jones when she married), was from the Caernarfon area of Wales and was in the Land Army during WW2. She didn’t like the hat so she steamed it...

WW2 Photos: Talgarth Land Girls

WW2 Photos: Talgarth Land Girls

My mother Kathleen Ashworth was stationed a long way from home as were a lot of the girls. My mother was from Manchester and being sent to Talgarth in Mid Wales was a considerable...

WW1 Newspaper reports on Women’s Land Army from Cambrian News

WW1 Newspaper reports on Women’s Land Army from Cambrian News

Cambrian News reports on the Women’s Land Army. (Newspapers held at the National Library of Wales) 27 Apr 1917 EDITORIAL NOTES. The Women’s Land Army Section of the National Service Campaign is still anxious...

WW1 Photo: Women’s Land Army Photo, near Machynlleth, c.1917

WW1 Photo: Women’s Land Army Photo, near Machynlleth, c.1917

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