A selection of photographs from the Sylvia Mead collection
Stantonbury girls club at Stantonbury Hospital fete
Records in this Group
Black and white photograph of Miss Jessie Henderson in a fancy dress costume depicting the Public telephone system and consisting of hundreds of stamps. She is holding a telephone and 2nd prize and is wearing a hat. There is a label on the dress: ‘Public telephone system’.
Sepia photograph of the Stantonbury girls club at Stantonbury Hospital fete. Shows 6 women; 1 sitting, the rest standing. 1 in kilt, 1 holding trident & Union Jack shield, 2 in sailor garb.
Photograph of 2 girls from Stantonbury girls club at Stantonbury Hospital fete miming a tug of war. There is a fence in the background.
Wolverton Wings for Victory Week Parade First Prize. “The Indian Group in the Wings for Victory Week Parade in Wolverton Park, 1942. Centre back is Billy May.” Published in A Century of Life in New Bradwell page 88. Almost identical to SMCP218 and 258.
Photograph of 8 youths on a podium in fancy dress. 2 girls at the ends of the podium. 8 people in the background (on a stage?).
Photograph of a couple in fancy dress at Stantonbury Hospital fete. They are dressed as John Bull and Britannia. With 2 little girls holding train. Group of women huddled in background.
Photograph of military drummers in New Bradwell parading down the street. Approx 28 soldiers. Approx 22 spectators and 2 cyclists. Houses and trees are in the background.
A photograph of Ciss green & Maud Bartholemew when they were 7 years old in 1916. Both in dresses with linked arms with a neutral background.
Photograph of the Ambulance Train with a doctor and 2 workers posing on the tracks.
Photograph of Maud Bartholomew and her mother taken in 1913. Maud is holding a doll and standing on a bench, her mother is standing with an arm around her.