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Most viewed - 1935 - King George V's Silver Jubilee
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HA05276 Bisto float on Bondgate237 views
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HA05282 Decorated bicycle229 viewsRoy Cooper as John Bull
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HA05316 Edwardian ladies198 viewsMiss Cooper (daughter of the Manager of The Crown Hotel) and Miss Mycock
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HA08561 Percy Beeforth's shop on Borogate196 viewsIn the 1911 census, Percy Beeforth was a "blacksmith journeyman" working for Pennock's blacksmiths off the Market Place
In this image, taken in 1935 (King George V's Silver Jubilee celebrations) the sign over the door says "shoemaker and general store"
The lady in the doorway is likely to be Gladys Irene Beeforth (née Waines)
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HA05311 "The Dionne Quins"195 viewsMaids from Duncombe Park representing the Dionne quins (Nancy Storey - Arthur Storey's wife - back right)
These were the first quintuplets known to survive their infancy. The real sisters were born just outside Callander, Ontario, Canada.
After four months with their family, they were made wards of the King for the next nine years under the Dionne Quintuplets' Guardianship Act, 1935.
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HA05313 The Rivis float192 viewsMuriel Rivis and Don Rivis (her father)
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HA07160 Ship float - "Miss England"189 views
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HA05315 Horse-drawn float outside Royal Oak188 viewsLance Holmes (in front, leading horse), Dorothy Butler, Bessie Chase, Mrs H. Smith (left)
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HA05317 Jubilee Float182 viewsThe small man is Kelly Wilson, and Willy Beecroft is throwing confetti
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HA05896 Horse-drawn float, approaching Buckingham Square181 views
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HA05321 Robinson's Coal Cart179 viewsMrs Harold Smith in the top hat (Proprietor of Smith's, men's outfitters shop on Claridge's site)
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HA06460 Horse-drawn float in Market Place177 views
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