2ND WORLD WAR IN HINTON
During the war 1939- 45 there were the following war services.
The stores for this were kept at Hinton House, and were the responsibility of
Miss C. Foxcroft.
During the Bath Blitz or April 1942, many people fled rrom Bath and were housed
and fed at the Rest Centre in the school, where they stayed for three weeks. Mrs.
Cyril Colborne was in charge. The Memorial Hall was equipped as a First Aid Point
in charge or Miss G. Wiltshire. There was also a fire station with Fire Engine
and Tender. This was situated in Mr. Colborn`s yard. Mr. C. Jacob being responsible
for night duty. All air raid wardens were under the command or the late Mr. Benn
or the Crown. Mr. Edward Andrews was the Special Constable. At different times
during the war the village housed and fed numbers or evacuees from cities and
towns which were subject to bombing.