Tag Archives | channel island evacuation history

Channel Island evacuees outside St Mary’s Church after one of their wartime services

Service in Stockport to Mark ‘Return Home’ of Channel Island Evacuees in 1945

Port Towns & Urban Cultures contributor Gillian Mawson is organising a Channel Islands Evacuee’ church service at St Mary’s, Stockport Market Place on Sunday 23 August at 10.30am. The event will mark the 70th anniversary of the time when thousands of Channel Island evacuees left Stockport, and the surrounding area, to return home in 1945. […]

Continue Reading