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Miss Molly Riley

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Festival of Britain
Photo: Catherine Blake Family of Molly Riley
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At aged 26 Molly Riley won the festival of Britain award, she was chosen by the Cohen and wilks clothing factories as their charm queen for 1961 . There were five factories taking part from the wigan area and Molly was chosen from 8 finalists, Molly was presented with a crown piece.

Comment by: Evelyn on 10th August 2012 at 20:54

I have a crown piece which was given to me by my grandfather after he had visited the Festival of Britain in 1951

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