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Old 26-02-2019, 10:47 AM
fraserj fraserj is offline
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Northumberland Fire & Rescue Service as we would recognize it wasn't formed until 1947. Prior to that, Amble UDC would have had it's own Fire Brigade.

I suspect that your Mother and Aunt may have been members of the Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS) which was formed at the outbreak of WW2 to support local Brigades, and in fact ran in parallel with local Fire Brigades until it's disbandment in 1968. Members of the AFS were unpaid volunteers.

The only place that I can think of that may have retained some local records is the Woodhorn archive.
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