Wakes Sunday Procession, Alstonefield

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Date:1930 - 1940 (c.)

Description:Procession of children entering the Church gates for the Wakes service.

Alstonefield Wakes was held on the Sunday after 29th June, the feast day of St Peter. The procession set off from the school and was led to the church by a band. The children traditionally carried flowers and baskets of eggs.


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Image courtesy of: Alstonefield Local History Society

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Source: Alstonefield Local History Society

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