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Friday, 28 June 2019

BARKER, LilianCharlotte(1874-1955)


management: 

Royal Arsenal, May 1918. 
Miss Lilian Barker and a group of women war workers from the 'danger buildings' at Royal Arsenal. Miss Barker is the 'Lady Superintendant'. With women workers in the TNT Department, Quick Firing Cartridge Factory No. 4.

To be an Additional Dame Commander of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order:  Miss Lilian Charlotte Barker, C.B.E., J.P. 
For services in connection with the welfare of women and girls {London Gazette 1944.06.08

https://livesofthefirstworldwar.iwm.org.uk/lifestory/7675551



2013.05.10

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Map 1920

Map
1920

A viewable map of the Royal Arsenal ...

http://www.royal-arsenal-history.com/uploads/4/8/8/8/4888981/1920-copyright.jpg


see also ...
http://www.royal-arsenal-history.com/uploads/4/8/8/8/4888981/royal_arsenal_map_1918_copyright_royal-arsenal-history.jpg


2018.04.22

undated photo main gate

Workers
undated photo main gate


2018.04.22

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Woolwich Arsenal Girls

Workers
Unknown group.


Titled "Woolwich Arsenal Girls" 
Date unknown, from the collection of David Harrop
ref:
https://chorltonhistory.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/Woolwich%20in%20the%201900s

2017.11.18

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

unknown

WW1 uniform

Claimed to be taken within the Woolwich Arsenal.

Unknown by unknown to post card.






















uploaded onto flickr by =======

2015.12.08


Monday, 7 December 2015

SMITH, Annie Lilian(1894-1974)

worker

SMITH, AnnieLilian
Born: 17 Jan 1894 Ashford, Kent, England
Died: 1974
Parents: EstherFrances DOWN(1871-1950) and George ROE(1870-1944)
[George Roe changed his name to Smith, his mother’s maiden name, pre 1901census]




Notice reads …
36A Cap and Deicites (perhaps detonators?)
Woolwich Arsenal Danger Buildings

 
Photograph Credit: Victor Nutt
(copied without permission)

Ann SMITH back row far left ?

others unknown ...
 


See …


2015-12-08 dates etc unchecked