Bamburgh Castle surrounded by snow in January of 1959.
The castle, in Northumberland, a county in north-east England, has been the site of a fortress for over 1500 years.
This painting, from the collection of the Imperial War Museum, shows German prisoners of war playing in the snow outside Alexandra Palace in London.
At the beginning of the First World War the area housed Belgian refugees, but as the war continued it was transformed into an internment camp for Germans and Austrians.
London was bombed by the Nazis on the 29th of December, 1940. Now world-famous photographer Cecil Beaton took this image after the attack. The bell towers of St Paul’s Cathedral in the City can be seen in the background, showing how close the internationally-renowned building came to being destroyed.
Some of the most famous images of the Second World War (e.g.) involved the cathedral surviving Nazis bombs.
This is the Hartford & Greenbank railway station in Cheshire in England, photographed on a snowy, wintry day: the 28th of December, 1962. This was during the United Kingdom’s infamous winter of 1962-63.
Mrs Devereux and her twelve-year-old daughter Jean at their home in Pinner, Middlesex, England in December of 1944.
The Christmas tree was a present from Mr Devereux, who was serving overseas in the war, and was organised through a YMCA initiative.
More photographs of the family’s Christmas can be found HERE.