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Search ARP - Sittingbourne Heritage Museum

Search by surname for ARP Wardens in Sittingbourne, Milton and Kemsley, 1940

Air Raid Precautions workers (both men and women) in 1939-1940 Duty Books – names, addresses and dates of birth from the Sittingbourne & Milton ARP Wardens’ duty books.

The books were transcribedby Helen Allinson in 2007

Book 1:  ARP Posts 1-7,  lists of personnel, addresses & certificates plus list of fireguards

Book 2: Post 3 Duty Book – signing in/out

Book 3: Post 8 1939-40 Patrols sign on/off & list of cyclists

Book 4: ARP Posts, Group North & Kemsley, posts 1-3, lists for patrol 1A & Posts 2-9

Book 5: ARP Posts 1-7

EXAMPLE:

Hollands, F

74 College Road, appears in Book 1, Post 3 – “transferred to post 4”

appears also in Book 5, Post 3, d.o.b. 20/8/1902 – certificate 3

To request a search:

Enter the surname on the blue form, and click “Send request”

You will be sent a text result by email in the form of the name of the warden for whom we hold a record (if any) such as his address, date of birth, which post he served at, and any comments. This is free of charge to all.

Wait to receive this by email. (apologies for this but we are a volunteer service)

Warden’s post in Vicarage Road, Milton (note the siren on top of the pole)

Wardens of Post number 3 – Canterbury Road

What to do now:

If you have followed the instructions above, your request has been sent to our volunteers by email. Please wait for a response which we expect to be able to give in a few days. If you have any questions please email the museum secretary.