Croxton and Broughton Silver Jubilee Celebrations

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Date:1977

Description:Decorated bicycles at Wetwood. A Grand Procession travelled from Croxton Church to Wetwood Parish Room and adjacent parkland were floats and fancy dress were judged. After that sports took place at Wetwood followed by a buffet tea at Broughton Parish Room.

These celebrations were held to honour Queen Elizabeth II's 25 year reign as the British monarch. Her Silver Jubilee was marked in many ways in the United Kingdom during 1977.


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1890s
Wheelwrights, Wetwood, near Eccleshall
Wheelwrights, Wetwood, near Eccleshall

Johnson and Boulton, wheelwrights, carpenters and undertakers pictured with family ...

1920s
Butcher's van, Wetwood
Butcher's van, Wetwood

Delivery van belonging to F.W. Shelley's Butcher of Wetwood Farm pictured in Stafford. ...

1950s
Wetwood Football Team
Wetwood Football Team

Back row (left to right): Geoff Williams, unknown, P. Littlehales, Lou Painter, ...

1970s
Croxton and Broughton Silver Jubilee celebrations
Croxton and Broughton Silver Jubilee celebrations

Fancy dress participants at Wetwood. A Grand Procession travelled from Croxton Church ...

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Source: Mr Pat Trevor

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