‘No time for cuddles?’ The Wartime residential nurseries at Dyrham Park

By Hyla M. Holden

Issue 17, Summer, 2007 pp. 39-42.

During the Second World War, children flocked to the country from cities across Britain as evacuees.  Many of the large country houses became nurseries for children below school age; Dyrham Park Manor in Gloucestershire was one of these homes. In this article, Hyla Holden uncovers the story of the Dyrham Park nursery for evacuees which was run by Lady Islington.  

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