Coronation year Eydon's May Queen and her Retinue on the Green, 1953

The trailer is decorated with wild flowers. These, and the children's posies, had been gathered from the hedgerows two or three days before and kept fresh in zinc baths filled with water. Mr Syers made the crowns.


Photographer: Unknown Professional

Image lent by : Mrs Mavis Shenton

May Queen, 1953

SKU: KL086

Eydon Village Photo Archive

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Eydon Historical Research Group

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