Old Photos of Witham

1955 Carnival procession with another Queen

Taken: 18 June 1955, Ref: M1754

1955 Carnival procession with the George (36 Newland Street) on the right, with 2 Collingwood Road behind it. Small bit of Glover’s garage (38 Newland Street) on left. Looking up Collingwood Road. Shows a Carnival queen in a car, but not the Witham one, by comparison with newspaper etc. Might be Braintree Winter Queen, Miss Maureen Hanlon. Behind is lorry, probably with children’s fancy dress entrants on it.

PhotographerEdith or Gerry Willsher
Date taken18 June 1955
SourceWillsher, Edith and Gerry
Posted on Full size 4851 × 3170

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