Shirley Webb

Shirley was billeted in a huge house in Colton with her younger brother. Here, she received very little warmth from the host family, and spent most of her time with the servants, who were lovely.

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Jean Dowd

Jean moved up to Kidsgrove from South East London with her family when her father moved with work. Although not an official 'evacuee', she received the same sort of attention at school for speaking funny...

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Maisie Hamilton

Maisie Hamilton was evacuated from Bethnal Green first to the Norfolk Broads and then on to Leek where she hoped it wouldn't be 'leaky'.

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