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A TIMELINE OF THE GUERNSEY EVACUATION TO ENGLAND

A TIMELINE OF THE GUERNSEY EVACUATION TO ENGLAND. Advertisements

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Meet the Guernsey Evacuees

All of my history books can be viewed here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gillian-Mawson/e/B008MWQ0IE/ref=dp_byline_cont_book See what’s inside my book here: https://guernseyevacuees.wordpress.com/my-new-book/ To order my book ‘Guernsey Evacuees: The Forgotten Evacuees of the Second World War’, from The History Press, go to: http://rcm-uk.amazon.co.uk/e/cm?lt1=_top&bc1=FFFFFF&IS1=1&bg1=FFFFFF&fc1=000000&lc1=0000FF&t=guerevacoralh-21&o=2&p=8&l=as1&m=amazon&f=ifr&ref=tf_til&asins=0752470191 MY SECOND … Continue reading

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Diary of a Guernsey evacuee Mother – 1940

USING MY INTERVIEWS AND PERSONAL DOCUMENTS FOR BACKGROUND INFORMATION, I AM CREATING AN ONLINE ‘GUERNSEY MOTHER’S EVACUEE DIARY OF JUNE 1940′ – I WILL UPDATE IT SEVERAL TIMES A WEEK, ALL YEAR, TO DEMONSTRATE SOME OF THE EXPERIENCES THOUSANDS OF … Continue reading

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Guernsey Schools Evacuation Workshops

I have just delivered workshops to four Guernsey primary schools and it was a great experience! I also screened our evacuee documentary in Guernsey. Please see my ‘Schools’ page, but you can see and hear more at this Guernsey news … Continue reading

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Guernsey Ambassador Award

Guernsey evacuee Joan Ozanne, and I, were jointly named Guernsey’s Ambassadors of the Year on 4th February 2011 – for our work on the Guernsey Evacuation of June 1940. What an honour! More information at :- http://www.thisisguernsey.com/2011/02/04/evacuation-work-sees-pair-named-as-ambassadors/

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Guernsey Evacuees, BBC1, 6th Dec. at 7.30pm

Part of BBC North West’s ‘Inside Out’ programme on Mon 6 December, 7.30pm, told the story of a young Guernsey evacuee, Paulette Le Mescam who came to Cheshire in June 1940, and found comfort from an extraordinary transatlantic penpal – … Continue reading

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Update: Channel Island evacuees in Bury and Tottington

We will be sharing some of our project findings at Ramsbottom Heritage Gallery and Library on Thursday 28th October, 1pm – 4pm. Please come along to meet evacuees and locals alike, with their memories of the Second World War in … Continue reading

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