FAWDON,COXLODGE & DISTRICT HISTORY SOCIETY


    Contact our Secretary Mrs Ann Marie Nicol at 0191 284 3377    Email: fawdoncoxLHS@outlook.com
             
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    Two Publications  

    1) From Gas Masks, Shelters and Bombs to Parties and Chocolate Powder:
     
    Children’s Stories of World War II.

    Introduction                                                                         Patricia Hix                                           

    Prelude to World War II
                    
     Evacuation:
      
    Newcastle City Council’s Evacuation Plans                            Patricia Hix                           

    Castle Ward Rural District Council’s Response                      Patricia Hix                            

    Gosforth Urban District Council’s Role                                   Patricia Hix                             
                          
    The Children’s War in the North: 

    Doreen’s War – Evacuation                                                     Doreen Hore

    Memories of Duke’s House Wood Camp 1940-1941             Eric Richmond

    Fawdon in Wartime 1939-1945                                               Malcolm Swan

    Tom’s War                                                                                 Tom Makepeace

    My Family Were Aliens                                                             Michael Cullen

    The Impact of World War II on Three Local Schools

    Coxlodge Council School                                                         Patricia Hix                                      

    Gosforth Sanderson Orthopaedic Special School                   Patricia Hix

    Edgefield Council School                                                         Patricia Hix

    The Children’s War in the South:

    Diane’s War-time Memories                                                     Diane Makepeace

    Two War Babies: Father and Daughter                                     Patricia Hix

    Jim’s Island War                                                                       Jim Hix


    A Child’s View of Occupied France                                       Joan Gielen  

    Victory Celebrations in Fawdon, Coxlodge and Newcastle in 1945


    Sources and Photographic Credits


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    2} Flooded Shelters, Steel Helmets and Firewatching: Young People and Adults in World War II.

    Preface        
                                                                      
    Introduction

    Gosforth’s Air Raid Precautions 1937-1945                                  

    The Home Front                                                                         Doreen Hore

    Aspects of Newcastle’s Wartime Response 1937-1944             Patricia Hix

    2nd July 1940: Approximately 5.15pm                                       Millie Walker                  

    Rosemary’s Wartime Memories including VE Day in Paris       Rosemary Halsey

    Wartime Memories of a Fawdon Housewife                               Louise Toomer
        
    Some Memories of a Wartime WAAF                                         Ma  Elliott

    Some World War II Memories and Documents                         Reprint from 1985

    Castlen Ward Rural District Council and World War II               Patricia Hix

    Woolsington Airport during World War II                                   Patricia Hix

    Memories of a Foot-Slogger 1939-1943: Bob’s Story               R Fallon

    Life of a Sick Berth Attendant [SBA] (Royal Navy)                   G A H Nicol

    The Richard Reynold Brown Collection: War in North Africa     Patricia Hix

    Some World War II Defence Sites

    Sources

    Photographic Credits


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