Evacuees

on Thursday, 23 April 2015. Posted in World War Two

Evacuees at the Abbey

Evacuees at Abbey

The Blossom Family

on Thursday, 28 May 2015. Posted in World War Two

Blossom Family

Dorothy, Doris, Joyce, Bet, Dot, Eileen. c.1940s

Picture donated by Mary Gatley

Mary Gatley

on Thursday, 28 May 2015. Posted in People , World War Two

Mary Gatley

 Mary Gatley - Radar Operator c.1940s

V.E. Day Celebrations

on Thursday, 11 June 2015. Posted in World War Two

VE day celebrations 1945

Picture donated by John Tayler

Shhh!

on Thursday, 11 June 2015. Posted in World War Two

Location of Air Raid posts c1940s

Location of Air Raid Posts c.1940s

Picture donated by John Tayler.

WWII documents

on Thursday, 11 June 2015. Posted in World War Two

Mabel Taylers Clothing Ration Book 1947-1948

Mabel Taylers clothing ration book. 1947-48

The Home Guard

on Thursday, 11 June 2015. Posted in World War Two

Home Guard-Lacock c.1940s. Back Row. L-R. Unknown William Tayler Unknown unknown Mr Gillet. Front Row. L-R. Mr Cox Mr Williams Mr Williams Sergeant Archie Watts Unknown Mr Flower Mr. Stevens

Home Guard Lacock 1940s.

Back Row. L-R. Unknown, William Tayler, Unknown, unknown, Mr Gillet.

Front Row. L-R. Mr Cox, Mr Williams, Mr Williams Sergeant, Archie Watts, Unknown, Mr Flower, Mr. Stevens

Picture donated by John Tayler

Air Raid Warden Badges

on Thursday, 18 June 2015. Posted in World War Two

Air Raid Wardens Badges c.1940

Pictures donated by John Tayler.

Donald Smith & Fred Stevens

on Thursday, 20 August 2015. Posted in World War Two

Donald Smith and Fred Stevens Wiltshire Regiment 1939-1945

Donald Smith and Fred Stevens, Wiltshire Regiment c.1939-45.

Image courtesy of the Wilson Photographic collection - Chippenham Museum.

 

 

The Civil Defence team

on Thursday, 27 August 2015. Posted in World War Two

Lacock Civil Defence Team using field kitchen in Lacock Abbey. Mrs Murray  Eleanor Vines next to stovepipe. Bab Troon  Mrs James to the right.1939-45

Civil Defence Team using field kitchen in Lacock Abbey. Mrs Murray & Eleanor Vines next to stovepipe. Bab Troon & Mrs James to the right.1939-45

Image courtesy of the Wilson Photographic collection - Chippenham Museum

Womens Land Army Girl

on Thursday, 10 September 2015. Posted in World War Two

Womens Land Army girl Margorie Somebody maybe

Margaret Ridehalgh

Picture donated by John Smith