Tagged: Yorkshire

WW2 Land Girl: Kathleen Fawell

WW2 Land Girl: Kathleen Fawell

General Information First Name(s): Kathleen Mary Unmarried Surname: Fawell Date of Birth:  28/7/13 Place of Birth:  Sandhutton near Thirsk Years spent in WLA: 5 Pre-war occupation: 3 years physical training 3 years teaching boys school...

the dining room in use at Milton Ernest hutment hostel, Bedfordshire

Running the WLA: YWCA Hostels

While there is a lot of information on hostels run by the WLA, there is much less on hostels run by the YWCA. As one of the purposes of this monthly series is to highlight previously-neglected aspects of the running of the WLA, the YWCA’s involvement seems appropriate to explore.

Searching for Marietta, Land Girl in Skipton, Yorkshire

Searching for Marietta, Land Girl in Skipton, Yorkshire

Ermanno is looking for information on Marietta, most likely a Land Girl in Skipton who knew his grandfather, Italian Prisoner of War, Congedo Cesare Antonio during the Second World War. Marietta might have been...