Day archives: May 20th, 2020

The British Committee for Refugees from Czechoslovakia (BCRC), Czech Refugee Trust Fund (CRTF)

Call­ing all descen­dants of for­mer Czech/Slovak/Hungarian refugees who came to Britain and found refuge in the CRTF hos­tels in Mar­gate, Kent in August/September 1939, or lat­er trans­ferred to the CRTF hos­tel in Kingston-upon-Thames, Sur­rey in 1940. Katharine Whitak­er, fam­i­ly his­to­ri­an, whose father Mik­lós Majer (angli­cised to Nicholas May­er) left Czecho­slo­va­kia with help from CRTF and …