Old Photos of Witham

The Carnival Queen and attendants, 1931

Taken: 22 August 1931, Ref: M547

The Carnival Queen and her attendants at the 1931 Carnival.

Includes, left to right, Monica Howes (daughter of Congregational minister), Kathleen Richards, Gladys Hardcastle (Carnival Queen), Ena Beard (later Mrs Macpherson), Joyce Richards, Joan Evers (lived near station in Albert Road).

The child in front is probably Austin Beardwell or Michael Lewis.

Probably taken in the Maldon Road Recreation Ground (the Park).

See also photo M546.
There is a full report of the Carnival as a whole in the Braintree and Witham Times, 27 August 1931.

RefM547
PhotographerButchers Studios
Date taken22 August 1931
SourceEna Macpherson
Posted on Full size 862 × 582

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