Cawthorne Victoria Jubilee Museum, which is in the middle of Cawthorne village, holds a comprehensive history of the Cannon Hall Camp, with many more photos and an explanation of why the Poles came to be in Cawthorne.
Cawthorne Victoria Jubilee Museum, Taylor Hill, Cawthorne, Barnsley, South Yorks S75 4HQ
Opening Times: Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays : 2pm – 5pm from Palm Sunday to the end of October.
Group bookings anytime throughout the year. To make arrangements ring : 01226 790545 / 790246 / 790375
Images and text supplied by David Chinnock, Jan Kukula and photographs of the blue plaque taken by Julie Ellis