Admiralty staff, evacuated from Whitehall to Bath, Orange Grove c.1940

Admiralty staff, evacuated from Whitehall to Bath, Orange Grove c.1940
2 8 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 20cm

Description

They are shown arriving in the city and being shown to their temporary accommodation. They arrived by special train and many were billeted with families across the city who were paid one guinea to cover a week's accommodation, bed and breakfast and evening meals. Bath's Police Station can be seen in the background, protected by a wall of sand bags. The lady leading the party is the head of the WVS. (Slightly out of focus)

Image Details

Image Reference
 
20120
Collection Reference
 
Chronicle X
Original Width (mm)
 
196
Original Height (mm)
 
124
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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