Result: The Salisbury Five

It is now my pleasure to announce the winner of ‘The Salisbury Five – Votes For Women’, which was a very important part of the recent Salisbury History Festival. It has been refreshing to highlight the lives of Florence White, Lady Hulse, The Spitfire Girls, Lady Jo Benson and Rosemary Squires – all outstanding women in their own right and…

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Lady Hulse

As part of this year’s Salisbury History festival, you are being invited to vote on five women, all connected with Salisbury, to find your favourite. Five essays will be published to assist you in making your decision. To find out more about this years Salisbury History Festival, please visit their website –  www.salisburyhistoryfestival.co.uk THE SALISBURY FIVE – VOTES FOR WOMEN…

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Secret Spitfire Girls

As part of this year’s Salisbury History festival, you are being invited to vote on five women, all connected with Salisbury, to find your favourite. Five essays will be published to assist you in making your decision. To find out more about this years Salisbury History Festival, please visit their website –  www.salisburyhistoryfestival.co.uk THE SALISBURY FIVE – VOTES FOR WOMEN.…

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Rosemary Squires

As part of this year’s Salisbury History festival, you are being invited to vote on five women, all connected with Salisbury, to find your favourite. Five essays will be published to assist you in making your decision. To find out more about this years Salisbury History Festival, please visit their website –  www.salisburyhistoryfestival.co.uk THE SALISBURY FIVE – VOTES FOR WOMEN.…

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Florence Mildred White

As part of this years Salisbury History festival, you are being invited to vote on five women, all connected with Salisbury, to find your favourite. Five essays will be published to assist you in making your decision. To find out more about this years Salisbury History Festival, please visit their website –  www.salisburyhistoryfestival.co.uk THE SALISBURY FIVE – VOTES FOR WOMEN.…

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Christmas at Lees

by Anne Munns As my mum always explained Christmas at Lees was the very busiest time of year. So much so that when, in September 1972, my then-fiancé and I told her that we were getting married she told us it was fine as long as it was after Christmas. We were married on December 30th – well it was…

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Second World War Air Raids

by Ken Smith Salisbury, in 1939, was not considered a highrisk target for air raids when war came. In fact, children from Portsmouth were evacuated there in large numbers. The city had a limited amount of air raid protection and this ranged from slit trenches on the Greencroft, through street shelters in various locations, to the public toilets in the…

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