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Most viewed - 1935 - King George V's Silver Jubilee
HA05276 Bisto float on Bondgate259 views
HA05282 Decorated bicycle251 viewsRoy Cooper as John Bull
HA08561 Percy Beeforth's shop on Borogate220 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)
HA05311 "The Dionne Quins"214 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.
HA05316 Edwardian ladies214 viewsMiss Cooper (daughter of the Manager of The Crown Hotel) and Miss Mycock
HA05313 The Rivis float210 viewsMuriel Rivis and Don Rivis (her father)
HA07160 Ship float - "Miss England"205 views
HA05315 Horse-drawn float outside Royal Oak204 viewsLance Holmes (in front, leading horse), Dorothy Butler, Bessie Chase, Mrs H. Smith (left)
HA05317 Jubilee Float198 viewsThe small man is Kelly Wilson, and Willy Beecroft is throwing confetti
HA05896 Horse-drawn float, approaching Buckingham Square197 views
HA05321 Robinson's Coal Cart195 viewsMrs Harold Smith in the top hat (Proprietor of Smith's, men's outfitters shop on Claridge's site)
HA06460 Horse-drawn float in Market Place193 views
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