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Appendix 5: England and Wales. Wholly Reception Counties

(Chapter VII)

Total accommodation available February 1939 % privately reserved February 1939 Number received September 1939 % of evacuees received to total accommodation % received to numbers expected
(a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
Bedfordshire 110,945 11 37,163 33 45
Berkshire 142,128 25 36,832 26 50
Buckinghamshire 116,245 27 31,345 27 47
Cambridgeshire 71,584 17 14,480 22 34
Cornwall 137,205 20 2,576 2 3
Cumberland 78,698 16 22,499 29 51
Dorsetshire 202,646 23 19,807 19 44
Isle of Ely 30,586 10 8,425 28 40
Herefordshire 41,404 25 6,697 16 38
Huntingdonshire 26,477 13 8,658 33 52
Lincolnshire (Holland) 37,115 13 8,682 23 33
Lincolnshire (Kesteven) 46,970 11 1,655 4 7
Northamptonshire 129,726 10 42,529 33 44
Oxfordshire 89,756 25 25,502 24 43
Soke of Peterborough 24,969 12 2,424 10 15
Rutland 8,288 15 2,712 33 49
Shropshire 85,972 18 20,604 24 45
Somerset 215,359 22 46,532 22 42
Suffolk East 130,225 11 38,842 30 59
Suffolk West 38,496 18 8,842 23 38
Sussex East 227,802 24 72,527 32 53
Sussex West 123,030 26 41,656 34 51
Westmorland 29,338 23 9,775 33 55
Isle of Wight 40,360 17 5,201 13 23
Wiltshire 119,843 21 25,659 21 45
Wales ex. Glamorgan and Monmouthshire 330,363 19 56,987 17 32