Tag Archives: First world war

Former Chailey scholar, Jack Hayward, writes a review:

Grace Kimmins and her Chailey Heritage. By Ros Black.   Even with my close association with the Heritage Craft Schools in my formative years at Chailey and a personal knowledge of Grace Kimmins, later Dame, I found this book to … Continue reading

Posted in Bermondsey, book reviews, books by Ros Black, Chailey Heritage, Chailey Heritage Foundation, Chailey Old Scholars, Grace Kimmins, Guild of Play, Guild of the Brave Poor Things, Sisters of the People, West London Mission, Sister of the People, Bermondsey Settlement, Chailey Heritage Foundation, women's history, World war One | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

King signs pledge for duration of the war – 100 years ago on 6th April 1915

Even before war was declared, steps were put in place to reduce opening hours┬áin areas where there were garrisons or armament factories. Obviously there was widespread appreciation of the fact that the British needed to have all their wits about … Continue reading

Posted in King signs pledge for duration of First world war, Rosalind Howard Countess of Carlisle, Temperance, World war One | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment