Evacuation card

Object number

LDVAL 2004.28.2




Evacuation return party card. Completed for Betty Wells returning from Billit Address in Sneinton Dale, Nottingham to Dagenham. 1945. The reverse of the card has later been used to affix typed catalogued entries for Sessions Rolls at E.R.O., for use within the libraries.

Physical description

Rectangular cream card, printed in black ink on the obverse. Child's details completed on typewriter in black ink, with a blue stamp for Nottingham and a black stamp for Borough of Dagenham. Further annotated additions have been made in red ink. On the reverse, 2 pieces of paper with 4 and 2 entries typed on it have been stuck onto the card. With annotated additions in black fountain pen.




Whole length: 203mm
width: 127mm

Collection type



Text Printed, typed and written Obverse: 302 Region 3. / GOVERNEMNT EVACUATION SCHEME / GREATER LODON - RETURN PARTY / (Unaccompanied Children) / First Dispersal point BLUE / SECTION 1 (For completion by billeting authority) / Name of Billeting Authority..NOTTINGHAM.. / Name of child..BETTY WALLS / Home address...18A PORTERS AVE... / Dagenham, Essex... / Billet address... Mrs Wood... / 84. Westwood Road. Sneinton Dale... / SECTION2 (For completion by evacuating authprity) / Name of Evacuating Area....BOROUGH OF DAGENHAM... /
Inscription Written Reverse: 1612 / Sessions Rolls E.R.O.

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1573/2

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InstitutionValence House Museum
Collection typeEphemera