Housewives Section Poster
Sqaure poster for the Housewives Section of the Womens Voluntary Services. Belonging to the donors Mother, Joyce Chipperfield (nee Stephens). Joyce was born on 17th December 1920 and attended Castle school and during the 1920's was a choir member at St John's Church, Goresbrook Road Becontree, where she met her furure husband Robert Chipperfield, who's family had moved from Croyden early in the decade, to the new Becontree Estate. Joyce and R.A.F Sergeant Robert were married at St Margaret's Church on 22nd July 1944. They lived at 5 Castle Road with Joyce's parents, Alfred and Florence. Joyce was Church organist at St John's Church and regularly filled in at St Cedd and St Alban Churches, even after the couple moved in 1954. Joyce was Church organist at St Patrick's Church, Barking, for many years. Joyce and Bob moved to Southend-on-Sea in1979. Bob passed away in 2003, and Joyce currently resides in a care home in Thundersley.
Blue poster in a white border. Top centre bears the symbol of the Womens Voluntary Service ( a black square with ?w.V.S Civil Defence?, topped with a crown), with the words ?Housewives Section? written below in white. The reverse is plain white.
Womens Voluntary Service material
Whole length: 188mm
Whole width: 191mm
Entry Number 1757 (2009-06-08)