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Decorated Pram Parade, Stafford,

'Baby Day' was organised by the Maternity and Child Welfare Committee of Stafford Council after the First World War. Prizes were given to the best decorated prams and bonniest baby, and judging took ...

Funeral Procession, Chadsmoor

George Stacey's Belgian Black horses pulling a hearse, thought to be through Chadsmoor, with a procession of mourners. George Stacey Funeral Directors still exists today (May 2021) in West Hill, Hednesford....

Funeral Procession, Stafford,

Funeral procession of the Town Clerk, Matthew Folliatt Blakiston, seen on Gaolgate Street. Photograph donated by Stafford Historical and Civic Society, who retain copyright ownership.

Gathering of the Loyal Victoria Lodge of Oddfellows, at Whitsuntide in Pattingham

Bunches of "Whitsuntide boss" (viburnum) can be seen on the poles that people are carrying. This photograph was taken outside St. Chad's.

George V's Silver Jubilee Celebrations, Eccleshall,

Photograph taken on High Street.

Great War March and Service, Hednesford

Pictured are cadets, ex-servicemen and guests, along with members of the public attending a service following a march in Hednesford. Similar marches and services were held around Staffordshire to remember ...

Leek Club Day

This picture shows people gathering in the Market Place for the start of Leek Club Day. In the centre is the Market Cross, the Butter Market is second from the right, the Red Lion public house is third ...

Masqueraders, Stafford Pageant,

'The Masqueraders' at the end of Glover Street, looking down Foregate Street. The annual procession through Stafford ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded to the best decorated ...

May Queen, Oaken area

The May Queen pictured is 12 year old Betty Hardcastle (now Baron).

Mayor's Procession, Stafford

View of Gaol Square. In the distance can be seen Foregate Street, on the left, and Gaol Road to the right. The Sidney Fountain can just be seen at the junction. The mayor in the procession is Alderman ...

Military Parade, Stafford,

Photograph taken on Greengate Street, looking towards the Market Square.

New Zealand Rifle Brigade Parade, Stafford

At the end of the First World War, when the New Zealand Rifle Brigade left the military camp on Cannock Chase, they held a farewell parade through the streets of Stafford. Here the mayor is presenting ...

Pageant Parade, Eccleshall,

Parade seen on High Street, possibly celebrating George V's Silver Jubilee in 1937. The sign reads 'Never Get There Fire Brigade'.

Pageant Procession, Stafford,

View of the pageant procession in Oxford Gardens. The annual Stafford Pageant included a procession through the town, and ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded to the best decorated ...

Parade in Abbots Bromley

This postcard view shows a church parade and a band passing the 17th century hexagonal butter cross in the Market Place and walking towards Bagot Street in Abbots Bromley. On the right there is a ‘Green ...

Parade, Brocton Military Camp

9th Lincoln Regiment church parade. Cannock Chase had been used as a military training ground since the 1870s. During the First World War two military camps were built on the Chase - Brocton Camp, ...

Procession to mark the accession of King George V, Leek

Sunday School pupils and Boy Scouts are seen here taking part in the town's procession in celebration of the accession of King George V.

Remembrance Parade, High Street, Stone

Stone Town Band during a Remembrance Parade marching along the High Street towards the War Memorial in Granville Square. Among the members of the band is Eric Williams playing a cornet. The Stone ...