Whittington History Society


Miss Whittington 1935. Each year the village would select a beauty queen to compete in the Lichfield Carnival, as part of the Bower celebrations.



Plough Match at Sheepwash Farm, Fisherwick. Circa 1950.



Miss Whittington float in the Lichfield Bower Parade, August 1951. Queen - Barbara Philips, left of Queen Barbara Swaincote, right of Queen Evelyn Wilson, seted left June Kendrick, seated right Rose Beckett, driving tractor Joe Beckett.




Whittington's float in the Queen's Coronation Carnival Procession of June 1953. Queen standing at the back Freda Boston (Helen Peck who had won the title was unable to take part on the day). Seated left to right: Sheila Farnsworth, Gilliam Allsopp, Barbara Philips, June Philips.



Pat Clarke outside Hollycot Villas on Coronation Day 1953.



1955 Pancake Race. Church Street.



1955 Pancake Race winner's presentation.



A street party for the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977.



Village children celebrating the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977.



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