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23 December 1915 : Roland A Leighton


Roland Leighton was the oldest surviving child of literary parents, Robert and Marie Leighton. As a result of the guilt following the death of her first child, Marie spoilt Roland and neglected his younger siblings-sister Clare and brother Evelyn. Roland entered Uppingham School in September 1909 and was in The Lodge House. Seventeen of the 66 boy…

Vera Britain


ONLINE LECTURE Vera Brittain By Michelle Young Michelle will talk about Vera Brittain, and her wartime experiences, told through letters. she will talk about Vera’s life pre-war, and very briefly post war and illustrate this through slides of places where she lived, studied and worked. Michelle’s hope is that at the end of the talk, attendee’s …