Dorking in 1916 focused on the impact that the Great War had on the people and life in Dorking and the villages – with the central themes around the impact on the great houses and estates of the area and on the changing roles of women in society.
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- Times of Change in the Great Houses
- The Anstie Grange Military Hospital
- Voluntary Aid Nurses
- The Somme
- The Changing Roles of Women
These Dorking women, amongst many others, took on a large variety of roles.
- Louisa ‘Lisma’ Feilding – Farmer
- Dora Livermore – Prisoner of War Camp Nurse
- Maud Marianne Cubitt – President of the Surrey Branch of the British Red Cross
Dorking in 1916 in the media