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The Carnival Procession, 1937. Leading the parade up the High Street past International Stores (now Co-op) is the Bellman and Town Crier, Sid Bushnell, followed by the young heralds
Margaret Cox (later Margaret Williams) and Mary McCarthy. The Carnival Queen is Mrs Harvey, with the Constable Jimmie Munford taking her arm. Holding her train are Cissie Clements and Joyce Elliot. The carnival Queen was always the person who had sold the most raffle tickets! Competition was stiff!

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