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Many of Stroud's older schools still have Evacuee registers, which kept a tally of all the children who were transported in from places like Birmingham, Coventry and Eastbourne.


It is estimated that at its peak the local population increased by 9,000 due to the war. In April 1941, Lodging Restrictions were brought in for the Stroud district, making it illegal for visitors to stay more than 3 nights in a house without the permission of the billeting officer.

From January 2016, this website is managed by Stroud Local History Society

SM Evacuee Register Castle Street School