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Carnival Queen selection at Yorkley Onward Hall c.1951.

Yorkley Village Hall

A group in Yorkley Onward Hall c. 1950

Legend1. Evelyn Watkins 2. Jane Marshall, 3. Marion Thomas , 4 Jane Hatton, 5, 6. Audrey Watts, 7 Nora Thomas, 8. Yvonne Evans 9. Pat Miles 10. Ruth Harper 11. Gill Miles, 12 Evelyn Russell, 13, 14 Jean Phillips, 15, 16, 17 ,18, 19 Lillian Thompson, 20 .Beryl Akers 21. Margaret Price, 22 Janet Emerson (Mother of Eddie the Eagle Edwards), 23. Barbara Thomas, 24, 25, 26. Angela Barnes 27. Sheila Barnes ,28 Joyce Beddis, 29 Renee Norris, 30, 31. Gill Barnes, 32 Margaret Beddis , 33 Jill Marriott, 34, 35 Joyce Watts, 36 Joan Screen, 37. Florrie Watts 38. Mrs Elsie Watts 39. Esme White , 40 Sybil Owen, 41. Bill White , 42 Edwin Owen (holding Caroline Owen), 43 Mrs H. Akers, 44 Michael Birt, 45 Frank Beddis, 46, 47. Mrs Arundel, 48 George Beddis, 49, 50, 51, 52. Trevor Beddis, 53 Doreen Jones, 54 Gordon Ambrey, 55, 56, 57, 58 Ivy Brown, 59 Emily Brown, 60, 61, 62.

Joyce Baxter added (Sept 2010): "... I have had my friend here today and she thinks the occasion of this photo was choosing of the carnival queen, hence the chosen queen and attendants holding flowers! and she agrees the date is somewhere near 1950/51".

Thanks also to Evelyn Waring, Dawn Hutchence, Glyn Brown, Harold Davis, Yvonne Hook, Terry Willetts, Marion Ellis nee Silett and Joyce Baxter.

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