WW1 Land Girl: Emma Jolly

Emma Jolly

Emma Jolly was born in 1895 and served with the Women’s Land Army from 1917. She trained at Highcroft in Hertfordshire and was posted to Arkley Rise estate near Barnet where she worked hard at farm work, feeding hens, milking cows and churning butter. She later married Walter Ely and had a son.

Information from Emma’s nephew John Oldman on Europeana 1914-1918


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