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Crowning of the Hospital Sing  Queen


The procession took place in Burtonís field (opposite the old Coop and next to the Methodist Church). Mrs Dymond from Burntwood Hall performed the crowning of the Queen. Back of the dray left to right: Hilda Hughes, Mabel Earl, Doris Ince, Brenda Riley, Norma Burden, Denise Blackshaw and Teresa Richards.

Front row l to r: Margaret Draper, Dorothy Earl, Enid Guest, Mary Draper, Sheila Dixon and Joan Grimes. The little girl bottom left is Brenda Earl.

Thanks to John Draper who spotted his sister Mary on the dray and also to Brenda Jones (nee Earl) for the rest of the names