Pipewood Camp School, Blithbury

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Date:1940 - 1945 (c.)

Description:Girls gardening at Pipewood Camp School, a photograph taken by Miss Evans-Rose, headmistress.

Pipewood Camp School, at Blithbury, near Rugeley was opened in May1940 for evacuee girls from Birmingham. There was also a similar Camp School for boys at Shooting Butts, Rugeley. Together, the schools offered places for about 240 pupils from Birmingham and the surrounding areas.

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Donor ref:P2012.004.0007 (201/32031)

Source: Staffordshire County Record Office

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