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Endon May Queen enthroned

The May Queen, Miss Edna Brown, on the 'throne'. The crowning of the May Queen is part of the Endon Well Dressing celebrations. Endon has the the longest tradition of well dressing in Staffordshire, ...

Endon Well Dressing procession

The band approaching the well. Part of the procession at the Endon Well Dressing and the crowning of the May Queen. Endon has the the longest tradition of well dressing in Staffordshire, beginning ...

Evode pageant Float, Stafford,

Spic and Span Shoe Polishes Ltd. was established in Glover Street on 3 June 1932. The company was partly owned by Lotus Ltd., the shoe manufacturers. In 1938 the company, under the directorship of ...

Fair on Milford Common,

Fairs have been held on Milford Common since the 1880s. By 1906 fairs were held on every Bank Holiday both in the spring and summer. Milford was a very popular weekend destination for visitors in the ...

Fair, Market Square, Stafford,

Henry III granted the first annual fair to Stafford in 1261. Fairs had two sides - trade and pleasure. People would travel from a wide area to visit the fairs, which often filled the town's main streets. By ...

Float, Stafford Pageant,

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 entries and along the route collections were made ...

Friar Street Decorated for the Pageant, Stafford,

Friar Street decorated for the pageant's best decorated street competition. The name of the entry was "Ye Olde Monastery Garden". The annual procession through Stafford ended with a fair on the town ...

Gainsborough Lady, Stafford Pageant,

Pageant costume representing the trademark of Gainsborough Films. The annual procession through Stafford ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded to the best decorated entries and ...

Girl on Decorated Bicycle, Stafford Pageant,

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 for Stafford General Infirmary. Photograph ...

Girls with Balloons, Stafford Pageant,

On the left is Joan Pountney and on the right Ada Holt. The photograph was taken on Corporation Street. The annual procession through Stafford ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded ...

Gorby Fair, Stafford,

Henry III granted the first annual fair to Stafford in 1261. Fairs had two sides - trade and pleasure. People would travel from a wide area to visit the fairs, which often filled the town's main streets. By ...

Haywood Abbey Fete, Great Haywood,

Women and girls in gypsy style costume at the Haywood Abbey Fete. The fete was organised by Lady Lichfield from Shugborough Hall and Captain Wilson. Haywood Abbey was part of the Ingestre estate, but ...

'Heels' Pageant Float, Stafford

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 for Stafford General Infirmary....

Henry Venables Ltd lorry at the Stafford Pageant,

Henry Venables Ltd lorry driving along South Walls whilst taking part in the Stafford Pageant parade. Henry Venables was born in Stafford in 1827 and started his business as a carpenter and builder ...

High Offley Wakes,

Historical Pageant, Tutbury Castle

A group of women in Tudor costume standing in front of the South Tower of Tutbury Castle, often known as Queen Mary's Tower. Tutbury Castle was used four times as a prison for Mary Queen of Scots in 1569-1570 ...

Horse-drawn Float, Stafford Infirmary Pageant, Stafford,

Jack Peaple's Tableaux at the Stafford Infirmary Pageant. The banner reads: 'England Expects Every Man To Do His Duty'.

Jack Peaple's Miniature Fair, Stafford

Jack Peaple pictured with two children with donkey and cart carrying miniature merry-go-round and theatre. The float is decorated for Stafford Infirmary Pageant.