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The Home Front

During the Great War, Collingham was divided into North and South, each village having its own separate parishes. Brough, Wheathills and Danethorpe came under South Collingham for parochial and administrative matters.

Population of North Collingham 1914 = 784

Population of South Collingham, Brough and Danethorpe = 627 (c. 200 in Brough/Danethorpe) 

Download the pdfs below to discover how the parishes coped during this unprecedented period of turmoil. 

All images by kind permission of Collingham and District Local History Society unless otherwise stated

Collingham Parish The Home Front