Scarves for sailors

Girls at an Abingdon school were supporting the war effort both by voluntarily collecting their pocket money and knitting in class.

8th to 12th [November 1915]
Children have sent £1 to the War Fund for Soldiers and Sailors. Their next subscriptions are for Blinded Soldiers and Sailors.

The 7th Standard girls have made 7 scarves for Sailors, per Mrs Reynolds.


Abingdon Girls CE School log book (C/EL2/2)

The impact of the war on schools was becoming a national concern.

12th November 1915
On Thursday afternoon Mr Dean, H.M.I., came for about an hour. He wanted information as to how we were being affected by the War.

Newbury St Nicolas CE (Girls) School Log Book(90/SCH/5/5, p. 197)

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