Alnwick District in the Great War

Lesson 6

Aliens in Northumberland

 

Understand what an alien was in wartime and why they were regarded with suspicion. This lesson focuses on one such case: an Italian organ grinder, itinerant musician, who wanders Northumberland both in and out of restricted areas. The police attempt to detain him. Is he a spy or an innocent musician?

 

 

 

Resources:

Lesson 6 Plan - PDF

Collection of Documents on the Italian Organ Grinder - PDF

Map of Northumberland - PDF