Comments

Bury County Borough: town clerk's correspondence files relating to evacuees including papers relating to children returned to Channel Islands families and families choosing to remain in Bury

Reference

ABU/T793

Date

1944 - 1948

Scope and Content

Many Channel Islanders were evacuated to Bury and Tottington in 1940 and references to them appear in a number of the local authority records. Many were housed in the council estate known locally as 'Dicky Bird' in Bury and many unaccompanied children were placed at the Danesmoor home in Bury and at Holly Mount convent in Tottington.

Keywords

evacuees | Children | Channel Islands | Bury

Access Restriction

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Closed until

2100

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