Dorothy Jarvis

When Dorothy Jarvis was evacuated to Alton from Longsight, Manchester, she was awestruck by the beauty of the buildings and thought she was in 'fairy land'.

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Barbara Gull

Barbara Gull stayed with the Mellor family on their farm with her sister and cousins. She had stayed with the Mellors before war broke out, so knew that she would be well looked after.

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Tony Longdon

Tony was 8 when he was evacuated from Bexhill-on-Sea to Stoke-on-Trent. He had his first oatcake in 1941 and has been stuck on them ever since.

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