Old Photos of Witham

1956 Carnival procession with Queen

Taken: 27 June 1956, Ref: M1758

1956 carnival procession passing the George (36 Newland Street) with ‘George Garage’ behind at 2 Collingwood Road. Small part of Glovers on left (38 Newland Street). Looking up Collingwood Road. The Carnival Queen (Janet Blake-Lobb) is standing in the car, followed by lorry with children’s fancy dress entrants on it, and then a band (5th Essex Cadets according to newspaper report).

RefM1758
Date taken27 June 1956
SourceWillsher, Edith and Gerry
Posted on Full size 4981 × 3170

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