Children
 
FOXLEY CAMP 1946-58
Zbigniew Pawlowicz's photos of WW2 displaced Poles in Foxley camp, Herefordshire, UK
 
 
General History
Foxley DP camp history
 
 
Foxley Manor
Foxley Manor house
 
 
Life in the DP Camp - Entertainment
Foxley DP camp scenes
 
 
School
Education was in English
 
 
Religion
Religious events
 
 
Camp barracks
Living conditions in Foxley camp
 
 
Countryside
Herefordshire countryside
 
 
Marriage and children
Bringing up children in a DP camp
 
 
Transport
Foxley was miles from anywhere
 
 
Work and Play
Earning a living
 
 
Reunion 26 September 2009
Reunion of Foxley residents
 
 

Transport

The nearest town was Hereford, about 7 miles away, although there were small villages nearer. Camp residents relied on the bus run by Yeomans or, as soon as they could afford to, on their own private transport (bikes, then motorbikes). People walked.

...the lucky ones were pushed in a pram

3 pushing a pram

Yoemans bus terminus

Bikes were proud possessions (especially when they became motorised)

Bike

Motorised bicycle

Better times led to bigger and more powerful bikes

Motorbike

BSA motorbike

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