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higher ince may queen

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Maids of honour, higher Ince may queen,probably 1955
Photo: Eileen Thorpe (Radcliffe)
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May Queen, 1955 I think, left to right, June Southworh, me (Eileen Radcliffe),?, Eveline Molyneaux, and I think Christine Roper far right.I think it was the same year that Sandra Gostelow was Queen,anyone out there remember this?

Comment by: Albert. on 18th April 2016 at 10:42

Eileen. Is this a particular church event, or is it a private one?. I suspect it is St William's, but could be wrong.

Comment by: Eileen Thorpe (Radcliffe) on 19th April 2016 at 20:37

Albert, it's definitely not St.Williams, it's Ince Central, it was held every year on the "rec" at the top of Jackson Street in Ince,it was quite an event back in those days!

Comment by: Albert. on 20th April 2016 at 09:47

Eileen. Being a Lower Incer, it must have passed me by. It seemed to have been quite an enjoyable event. Shame that these traditions are now of a by-gone age. Is that progress?.

Comment by: Eleanor Walso (Bewley) on 25th January 2017 at 14:03

I was one of the maids of honour too. Remember this and all mentioned.

Comment by: Eileen Thorpe (Radcliffe) on 6th February 2017 at 21:37

Hi Eleanor, didn't you live in Keble Street,if so, we were in the same class at Ince Central,then the same class at Hindley and Abram Grammar school.You are on a photo which I posted on the HAGS page

Comment by: Eleanor Walsh (Bewley) on 13th February 2017 at 13:40

Hi Eieen. Yes that's me. I lived in Keble street and we were in the same class at Ince Central and HAGS.

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