How to look for records of... Evacuees
How can I view the records covered in this guide?
This short guide will help you research records of children evacuated during the Second World War.
Some central government files relating to the policy of evacuation have been kept and can be found at The National Archives.
1. What do I need to know before I start?
No official records were created during the First World War as evacuations were arranged individually by families, and finding records from the Second World War is complicated because no central government files were kept.
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