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Beauty competition, Castle Dell, Tamworth

The Carnival Queens of 1934, from Tamworth and surrounding villages, can be seen here. They are, from left to right, Miss Wood End, Miss Two Gates, Miss Mile Oak, Miss Leys, Miss Hopwas, Miss Weale, Miss ...

Beige Wedding Jacket, 1920s

This silk jacket was worn by Emily Beech of Black Bank, Silverdale at her wedding in 1927. It demonstrates the flapper style of the ‘Roaring Twenties.’ This was a very boyish fashion trend compared ...

Bethesda Sunday School, Hednesford

Group of adults and children in costume for a pantomime.

Bevan Close Jubilee Party, Rugeley

One of a number of special parties held to celebrate Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee in 1977. This group features children in fancy dress at Bevan Close, Springfields, Rugeley. A Rugeley Times photograph ...

Blue Wedding Dress, 1920s

This wedding dress was worn by Lucy Harvey when she married Bill Hughes in the 1920s. It demonstrates the flapper style of the ‘Roaring Twenties.’ It is shorter in length and would have been worn ...

Bolebridge Street, Tamworth

Looking north-west along Bolebridge Street in Tamworth. The pinnacles of St. Editha's Church tower can be seen in the background. Shops visible include the Daintie Shop (knitting and sewing supplies), ...

Bolehall Mill Co. Employees at Tamworth Carnival

Bolehall Mill Co. Employees in fancy dress for Tamworth Carnival, pictured at Bolehall Mill.

Borough War Memorial, Stafford,

Laying wreaths by the Borough War Memorial on Victoria Square, Mayoral Sunday, 1945. The mayor is Mr H. Wallace-Copeland. The Borough War Memorial was unveiled in 1922 in memory of the Stafford men ...

Boy with Collecting Tin, Stafford Pageant,

Stan Holt dressed as a jester. The annual procession through Stafford ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded to the best decorated entries and along the route collections were made ...

Brewood Maypole pictured in Church fields, Brewood

British Legion Queen, Cellarhead

Miss Brown is the Queen, top right is Millicent Wooliscroft.

British Legion Queen, Stone

Miss Anne Tomlinson is pictured receiving a powder compact from Mrs P C Sawyer, after her selection as Stone British Legion Queen at a dance organised by the Stone Branch of the British Legion, held at ...

British Lion Float, Stafford Pageant

A postcard view of several young people wearing borrowed military uniform standing next to the British Lion decorated float which was entered in the Stafford Pageant. The picture is thought to have ...

Bugler, Stafford area

Lantern slide showing a man in ceremonial livery holding a trumpet or bugle from which is hanging a banner with a coat of arms. Location unknown, but possibly Stafford area. There has been some water ...

Caddick Adams family's nanny dressed as Queen Victoria, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Caddick Adams family's nanny is here pictured dressed as Queen Victoria, for an unknown occasion.

Carnival at the Racecourse, Uttoxeter

A dancing competition taking place in front of spectators in the grandstand at Uttoxeter Racecourse during Uttoxeter Carnival in 1934. Photographer: Alfred McCann of High Street, Uttoxeter.

Carnival entry pictured on the canal at Glascote, Tamworth

This photograph shows the view from near the Bottom Lock House in Glascote, looking along the tow path towards Kettlebrook Railway bridge. Dora Crowshaw is seen here, with herself and bike decorated with ...

Carnival float , Uttoxeter

A float in the Uttoxeter Carnival parade, entitled 'While shepherds watched'. Frances Hollins is the angel. She was the angel for several years running.