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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Stella Beatrice Shelton

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Name Shelton, Stella Beatrice
Date of birth 14 October 1922
Born Clapham, Bedfordshire
Joined WLA 27 February 1942
Left WLA 29 December 1945
WLA No. 66026
Trained One month on the job.
Employed Employed by private farmers: East Hyde (nr. Luton) and Tinsley's Church Farm, Clapham, Bedford.
Married name Forster
Further information Former assistant cashier/bookkeeper, aged 19. Lived at home in Clapham. Demobilised. General farm work including work with horses. Other land girls at Tinsley's Farms were Ann Fox at Church Farm, and Rose Richards, Ann Bridge and Barbara Probert at Park farm.
Stella Shelton Stella Shelton with Sailor the horse

Stella Shelton with Sailor the horse, having just cleared a field full of kale at Mr Tinsley's Church Farm, Clapham

Stella Shelton

Stella in 2002


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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