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Judging of Ruardean Carnival in 1935.

A photo of Ruardean carnival taken in 1935.

Graham wrote: "I have been sorting through my deceased mother's old photos and came across this one of part of Ruardean Carnival being judged. The date is 27/6/1935, I am sorry I do not know any one on the Photo. my mother's name is Effie Elsie Mansell"

Jayne Wallace added (June 2014): "... The winners of the Ruardean Carnival fancy dress in 1936 were:
Tradesman's Turnout 'Milk is Best' (Mr T Thompson)
Decorated Cycle 'Speed Cop' (Winifred Brain)
G Partridge & J Meek, Lydbrook, 'Cannibals'
Mrs Mills 'Chinese Mandarin'
Miss Evelyn Hale 'Cherry Blossom Polish'
Doreen Knight 'Red Riding Hood'
Muriel Knight 'Private Secretary'
Mollie Davies 'Fairy'
Eva Johnson' 'Belisha Beacon'
Eric & Robert Knight 'Bakers'
Clifford Skinner 'Departed Spirits' "

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