Old Photos of Witham

1939 Carnival in Park; Carnival Queen and attendants with Captain and Mrs Noel Pelly

Taken: 8 July 1939, Ref: M837

1939 Carnival Queen and attendants, with Pellys. Left to right, Miss Violet Ewers (‘Midge’, later Mrs Maxfield of Powershall End, born c 1921), Mrs Noel Pelly (wife of Captain Pelly), Miss M Hammond, Miss Iris Shelley (Queen, who designed the dresses), Miss E Wiseman, Captain J Noel Pelly, R.N. (Retd.) (of Blunts Hall, president of Carnival), Miss M M Hammond. In the Maldon Road Recreation Ground (the Park).

RefM837
Date taken8 July 1939
SourceBetty Scales
Posted on Full size 1714 × 1036

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