Newton Road

Subject: Utilities and Public Services

Gallery: Up to 1970

Catalogue ref: pa206

Local firewomen serving at Chilton House fire station in WWII. The station stood in the grounds of Chilton House, just beyond the modern turning into Alexandra Road, so the crews could quickly deal with fire calls from both the town and the airfield. Left to right:Kath Hempstead (nee Moss), Agnes Wall (nee Lever), ? , Gladys Bowers.