WW2 Land Girl: Emma Hayfield (Chapman)

Bucks WLA Emma Chapman Aug 1941
Buckinghamshire Land Girl Emma Chapman, August 1941. She worked at Walnut Farm, Newport Pagnell.

General Information

First Name(s): Emma

Unmarried Surname: Chapman

Married Surname: Hayfield

Date of Birth:  1/11/1920

Place of Birth: Long Marston, Tring, Hertfordshire

Date Joined WLA: 15 August 1941 [?]

Date left: 25 March 1946


Worked for Horace Patterson, The Walnuts Farm, Newport Pagnell [now site of M1 Service Station] from 1941-1946. General farm work, milk round (delivering), hand milking, work with horses & tractor.


Private house in Great Linford.

Emma Chapman working reaper-binder at Walnut Farm, Newport Pagnell, August 1941
Emma Chapman working a reaper-binder at Walnut Farm, Newport Pagnell, August 1941.

Contributor Information

Name: Stuart Antrobus, WLA Historian.

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