The Colonies

Faringdon, OXFORDSHIRE - 'Basque House', Buscot Park, Eaton Hastings

Faringdon, OXFORDSHIRE - 'Basque House', Buscot Park, Eaton Hastings
'Basque House', Buscot Park, Eaton Hastings (Faringdon)
Walter Leonard
Poppy Vulliamy, Basque Children's Committee, Lord Faringdon
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Short notes

  • Poppy Vulliamy, of the Basque Children's Committee, had to take "60 of the most difficult boys" under her personal care.
  • Poppy Vulliamy asked Walter Leonard, a German-Jewish hotel manager she had met in Spain, to take charge of the colony at Eaton Hastings.

Articles concerning this colony

Una introducción a Spring in Eaton Hastings  — por Paul Tod, traducción por MDL Power

An introduction to Spring in Eaton Hastings — by Paul Tod

Los exiliados de Eaton Hastings — por Martin Murphy

The Exiles of Eaton Hastings — by Martin Murphy

Spanish Boy Refugees and Adult Exiles at Buscot Park — A presentation, consisting of illustrated slides, by Roger Vlitos, Curator and Archivist of the Faringdon Collection. It is shown on our website by kind permission of Lord Faringdon.

El poema La muerte de un niño. — by Luis Cernuda

Newsletter items concerning this colony

Newsletter No. 2, pages 4 & 5 — The Exiles of Eaton Hastings

Newsletter No. 5, pages 5 & 6 — In a countrychurchyard annexe

Newsletter No. 11, pages 11 & 12 — In a countrychurchyard annexe

Links to external sites concerning this colony

Buscot Park: Basque and Spanish Exiles

Basque House, Eaton Hastings, Buscot and Coleshill Estates

Contemporary newspaper extracts and reports about this colony

View the extracts, curated by Gaizka Garamendi, by newspaper title or by year, or both.

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