Post Office Hero - Ancestry UK

  • Gareth Brown

Illustration for the 80th anniversary of the start of the Blitz being marked on 7th September 2020. Ancestry UK partnered with artists across the UK to create 80 pieces of art; each inspired by a historical record and/or image from World War II. This illustration is of Miss Celia Jenkins, who rescued a woman and man from the burning Blackweir Post Office, in Cardiff during the early morning of 18th May, 1943 The full 80 pieces are available to view on the Ancestry UK website, click here to view them: