Old Photos of Witham

1956 Carnival procession with band

Taken: 27 June 1956, Ref: M1759

1956 carnival procession passing the George (36 Newland Street) with ‘George Garage’ behind in Collingwood Road. Looking up Collingwood Road. Band passing. Doesn’t look like the one behind the children’s lorry on photo M1758. Is probably the 308 (Colchester squadron) Air Training Corps, though bands from the British Legion and the Chelmsford Silver Band also took part according to the newspaper report.

RefM1759
Date taken27 June 1956
SourceWillsher, Edith and Gerry
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