Item BCA - 2021.2566 - 'Off The Beaten Track'. 'Impressions of a Visit To Bampton'. 1939

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BCA - 2021.2566


'Off The Beaten Track'. 'Impressions of a Visit To Bampton'. 1939


  • October 6th 1939 (Creation)

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This small newspaper cutting gives a wonderful moment in time giving a general picture of how things were in the early days of WWII. The author comments on:-

The visibility of evacuees - many came from Bow in London
The Manor was offered as a hospital with a children's war
A fully equipped ARP staff
Motorised fire fighting equipment
'Shop early' notices

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