EvacueesA Selection of News Articles Related to Evacuees

  • 1 Evacuees 1940

    billeting officer 21 May 1940

  • 2 4,000 Evacuees 1940

    Arrangements for Bideford & Torrington Districts 11 June 1940

  • 3 Evacuees' Birthday Celebrations at Hostel 1941

    Evacuees at Queen Street Hostel 01 April 1941

  • 4 Evacuees' gift to Woolsery 1945

    Evacuees gift of oak seat to village 26 June 1945

  • 5 Child populaton rose hundreds overnight 1965

    25 yrs ago Bideford biggest influx 25th June 1965

  • 6 Happily playing, forgetting Blitz Terrors 1942

    Toddlers at Carleton House War Nursery 9 June 1942

  • 7 Christmas for the children in Bideford 1941

    3,000 schoolchildren free cinema show 15 Dec 1941

  • 8 Happy Plymouth Toddlers at Instow 1941

    Devon 72 detachment of British Red Cross 14 Oct 1941

  • 9 Re-evacuated - home 1945

    unaccompanied children returning home 3 July 1945

  • 10 Damaged homes left behind 1940

    appeal for offers of shelter 17 Sept 1940

  • 11

    7 April 1955

  • 12 American Children's gift 1942

    Plaque was unveiled 6 October 1942

  • 13 Thrill for Youth 1941

    Bideford Evacuees keep fit 1 July 1941

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