Pigeon Fanciers, Belle Vue, Victoria Avenue, Kidsgrove

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Date:1900 - 1920 (c.)

Description:A group of pigeon fanciers seen here outside the Belle Vue, in Victoria Avenue. Included in the photograph are Mr Dale, Mr Albutt, Mr Turner, and Mr Peter Holland with the landlord, Mr Turner, holding a jug of ale. Pigeon Racing was a popular activity with working class men, especially in the early part of the twentieth century.

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Donor ref:P183 (23/4681)

Source: Kidsgrove Library ,  Kidsgrove Library

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