Photographs

This section includes photographs of evacuees taken by press photographer George Ellis. The photographs are part of a collection from the Cornish Studies Library, of over 100,000 glass plate negatives of Cornwall, taken throughout World War 2 and into the 1970s.

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In the countryside

Evacuee children at Blisland sheep fair

Evacuee children at Blisland sheep fair. Taken by press photographer George Ellis.

On the beach

On the beach

Evacuees from Paddington Green on Ready Money Beach at Fowey.

Picking daffodils

Picking daffodils

Evacuee children of Tredethy, Helland, picking daffodils.

Extra clothes

Extra clothes

Evacuee clothing centre at Glynn.

In the sickbay

In the sickbay

Sickbay for evacuees at Tredethy

Welfare and support

Welfare and support

Crackington Haven Welfare Centre

At the 'big' house

At the 'big' house

Evacuees at Lanhydrock House

Welcome party

Welcome party

Welcome party at Cardinham

A thank you concert

A thank you concert

Concert for evacuee foster parents

Christmas in the sickbay

Christmas in the sickbay

Preparing for Christmas at Tredethy

Outdoor games

Outdoor games

Outdoor games at Wadebridge school

School days

School days

Evacuees at St Mary's C of E School, Penzance

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