Old Photos of Witham

1956 Carnival procession with band

Photographer: Edith or Gerry Willsher, Taken: 27 June 1956, Source: Willsher, Edith and Gerry, 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.

PhotographerEdith or Gerry Willsher
Date taken27 June 1956
SourceWillsher, Edith and Gerry
Posted on Full size 4901 × 3170

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