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Welcome to Edie’s website

EXCITING NEWS.  An amazing new play – Edie’s War – is in production at The Plough Arts Centre in Great Torrington, North Devon in June 2022. Written by Olivier Award Winning playwright, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, and directed by Susan Luciani, Edie’s War is on for seven performances between 15th and 18th June 2022.

More information here: https://www.theploughartscentre.org.uk/event/edies-war-olivier-award-winner-morgan-lloyd-malcolm-and-directed-susan-luciani.


This website displays the remarkable diaries which Sister Edith Elizabeth Appleton wrote while nursing in Northern France from 1914 to 1919. Click here to read them.


New here? Look at the Index below or check the list of names of over 200 people mentioned in her diaries. Maybe your ancestor is named!

We are continuing to give talks around the country about Edie.  Dick (Edie’s great nephew) tells Edie’s story and his wife, Lisa, reads extracts from the diaries.  More information here.

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