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Most viewed - 1937 - King George VI's Coronation
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HA02583 Decorated horse-drawn float520 viewsHelena Atkinson (Biddy, sister of shop keeper in High Street) is Britannia
Margaret Dale (nee Atkinson) was the rose girl attending Britannia, with the black bag and white shoes
Driver is Maggy Ward, wife of Edmund Ward - the Saddlers
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HA02578 "Man and woman" on horse-back508 viewsKit Barker in top hat with Don Rivis, his nephew, riding side-saddle in front of The Royal Oak.
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HA02397 Women's Institute Ladies with thatched cottage float474 viewsFirst prize-winner in the "Horse-drawn vehicle" category - "England for Ever"
unknown (on float), Madge Rivis (centre), Gladys Cooper (right)
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HA02584 Boys on cart378 viewsBoy on right (with white hat, holding on to bar) is Arnold Petch
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HA02582 Young boys dressed as knights368 views
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HA07634 George VI Coronation Fancy Dress Parade at Harome356 viewsClick here for Identification of individuals...
Mrs Lund, Doris Bowes (nee Smith), Jessie Pickard, Mary Bulmer, Beattie Boyes, Bill Bradley, Raymond Cook, Joyce Dodds, Roy Watson, Ruby Flintoft, Muriel Bradley, Albert Ransome, Dorothy Winspear, Walt Lawson, Frank Wrightson, Enid Dixon, Iris Ford, Winifred Flintoft, Eliza Simpson
Ruby and Winifred are the daughters of Frank’s brother William, and Mabel Winspear
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HA03222 Queen Mary boat float315 viewsFrank Butler's first prize-winner in the "Decorated motor car" category - "The Queen Mary"
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HA05119 Children on cart, going to tea party305 viewsBack: ? Deaves (with glasses), Peter Hutchinson, Margaret Sanders (carrying tray), Jimmy Mountain, Laurie Johnson (chef’s white hat)
Front: Billy Mountain (brother of Jimmy), Walter Deaves (brother of Harry), Margaret Wilson (wooly hat), Kathleen Winspear (wooly hat), Malcolm Anderson, unknown
Possibly Gladys Cooper standing with back to camera
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HA03202 "Man and woman" on horse-back304 viewsKit Barker in top hat with Don Rivis, his nephew, riding side-saddle
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HA02391 Decorated horse-drawn float283 viewsOutside Edmund Ward's - saddlers
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HA02580 Warship float262 viewsGeorge Allenby and Charles Barton in the second prize-winner in the "Decorated motor car" category - "A Warship"
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HA03232 Warship boat float251 viewsCharles Barton and George Allenby standing next to the second prize-winner in the "Decorated motor car" category - "A Warship"
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