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Munitions workers, ROF Swynnerton

Walking along the cleanway at R.O.F. Swynnerton. Workers at R.O.F. Swynnerton, a high percentage of which were women, filled shells, bombs and other armaments, including 22mm shells for Spitfires, ...

Munitions workers, ROF Swynnerton

Munitions workers, Nessie, Doris , Dorothy(?) and Gwen at R.O.F. Swynnerton. Workers at R.O.F. Swynnerton, a high percentage of which were women, filled shells, bombs and other armaments, including ...

Nellie Kizis, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

Photograph of Nellie Kizis, possibly taken at Frobisher Hall before she returned to Scotland after the 2nd World War. Nellie Kizis was born in 1921 near Edinburgh. She worked at the canteen at the ...

Pantomime playbill, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

A playbill produced for a pantomime performance of Cinderella in the Social Centre at Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton, Christmas 1944. Playing the lead role of Cinders was Jeanette 'Janet' Jewell (nee Brown). ...

Pantomime, Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 16 of 'Drake Hall - A War-Time Hostel', a souvenir book produced for staff and residents at the Swynnerton Royal Ordinance Factory hostel at Drake Hall, produced in 1945. The first pantomime produced ...

Party at Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

The Social Centre at Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton. Standing 4th from right in the front row, wearing a short dark jacket and scarf, is Jeanette 'Janet' Jewell (nee Brown). She lived at 16 Foyle while ...

Recreation facilities, Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 13 of 'Drake Hall - A War-Time Hostel', a souvenir book produced for staff and residents at the Swynnerton Royal Ordinance Factory hostel at Drake Hall, produced in 1945. The Games Room, part of ...

Sleeping Beauty programme, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

Front cover of the programme for a performance of Sleeping Beauty performed by staff and residents at Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton during World War II. Frobisher Hall was a hostel for workers at the ...

Sports at Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 14 of 'Drake Hall - A War-Time Hostel', a souvenir book produced for staff and residents at the Swynnerton Royal Ordinance Factory hostel at Drake Hall, produced in 1945. Outdoor sports at Drake ...

Staff outing from Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

Staff from Frobisher Hall, on the way to a party or an outing. Nellie Kizis is on the bus looking out the window. Nellie Kizis was born in 1921 near Edinburgh. She worked at the canteen at the Royal ...

Swynnerton village

On the right is Nellie Kizis walking with a friend through Swynnerton village. Nellie was born in 1921 near Edinburgh. She worked at the Royal Ordnance Factory at Swynnerton during the 2nd World War and ...

The Choir, Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 20 of 'Drake Hall - A War-Time Hostel', a souvenir book produced for staff and residents at the Swynnerton Royal Ordinance Factory hostel at Drake Hall, produced in 1945. Choir mistress Mary Shillito ...

The Contraband Hut, ROF Swynnerton

Contraband hut and attendant at R.O.F. Swynnerton. Workers at R.O.F. Swynnerton, a high percentage of which were women, filled shells, bombs and other armaments, including 22mm shells for Spitfires, ...

V.E. Day, English Electric Co., Stafford

The Meter Shop, decorated for V.E. Day at the end of World War II. Women employees involved in the production of vitally important precision instruments to assist with the war effort. The English ...

Victory celebrations, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

Mary Wayte (third from left) with performers in a 'V for Victory' show held at Frobisher Hall. Frobisher Hall was a hostel for workers at the Royal Ordnance Factory at Swynnerton during and just after ...

War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford

A woman worker using a machine with 25-pounder high explosive munition shell casings either side of her. From album of photographs of Lotus Ltd. shoe factory, Sandon Road, Stafford taken by Oswald ...

War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford

A large pyramid shaped stack of munitions shells with woman using machine in background From album of photographs of Lotus Ltd. shoe factory, Sandon Road, Stafford taken by Oswald Wild for 'Fortune' ...

War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford

A woman worker weighing munitions shells on scales. On the noticeboard on the wall is a poster with the message "Lotus shells 'not shoes' are best for Jerry". From album of photographs of Lotus Ltd. ...