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Amenities, Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 9 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. Some of the amenities enjoyed ...

Armament Research Department, ROF Swynnerton

Portraits of staff at the Armament Research Department, Group IIH at R.O.F. Swynnerton photographed at the time of V.E. Day in May 1945. From left to right, top to bottom: W.J. Moyce, R.W. Batchelor, ...

Birthday Celebrations, Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 18 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 Birthday Celebrations ...

Canteen staff, Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Canteen staff at Drake Hall during World War II. On the right is Veronica 'Ronnie' Martin from Edinburgh who started work at Drake Hall aged 22. As well as the canteen at Drake Hall, she also worked ...

Canteen staff, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

All the canteen staff at Frobisher Hall. Front row, far left are Mr and Mrs Walker, the Manager and Manageress. Living with Mrs Walker at Frobisher Hall at the time was her teenage son, Tony Hancock, ...

Canteen staff, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

Some of the canteen staff at Frobisher Hall enjoying some free time. Front row, far right is Alison Webb (then Wharton) who started work at Frobisher Hall in 1940, aged 15. Back row, far left is her ...

Canteen staff, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

Canteen assistants at Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton. Frobisher Hall was a hostel for workers at the Royal Ordnance Factory at Swynnerton during and just after the 2nd World War. Workers at R.O.F. Swynnerton, ...

Children's Party at Duncan Hall, Yarnfield

A group of children seated round a table in the Duncan Hall common room, celebrating Valerie Henshaw’s birthday, one of the resident children. Christine Cooper (the image donor) is seated at the end of ...

Dinner and Dance Menu and Programme, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

The menu and programme for Frobisher Hall's Second Anniversary Dinner and Dance, held on 12th August 1944. the enteretinment was provided by E.N.S.A., the Entertainments National Service Association ...

Drake Hall Chapel, Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 10 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. This page describes the ...

Drake Hall Dramatic Society, Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 28 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. A performance of "A Midsummer ...

Drake Hall, Eccleshall

From '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. This plan of the hostel grounds ...

Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 38 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. 'Bits and Pieces', a ...

Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Front cover 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. Drake Hall was built ...

Duncan Hall, British Telecom Central Training School, Yarnfield

A view of Duncan Hall taken just prior to its demolition in 1987. It is now the site of new housing on Ashdale Park and De Havilland Drive. Duncan Hall, Beatty Hall and Howard Hall (all named after ...

Entrace to W.T.A. Hostel, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

The W.T.A. (Workers' Travel Association) offered factory workers the chance of affordable holidays. Frobisher Hall was a hostel for workers at the Royal Ordnance Factory at Swynnerton during and just ...

Evacuees at Drake Hall, near Eccleshall

Page 47 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. An article on evacuees ...

Female Munition Workers from Siemens Factory, Stafford,

A studio portrait of eight female munition workers, wearing overalls and caps, from Siemen's Engineering Works. Siemens relocated to Stafford from Woolwich in 1903 and manufactured generators, electric ...