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From: "Keith Oglanby" <>
Subject: [CUL] WCT Saturday 25 June 1898 - Workington and District Band of Hope Union - Annual Gala(2)
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 10:50:13 -0000


(part 2 - Workington and District, Band of Hope, Annual Gala)

Then comes the biggest and best show of the the whole procession - the gallant 400 from

ST, MARY'S, WESTFIELD

in the following order: Director of ceremonies - Joseph LAYBOURN
Old English gentlemand mounted;
banner and children decorated digby (Mrs BIRD's, Annie PIT)
Jean d'ARC, Annie BIRD, in costume historically correct-armout,white satin, &c mounted
Crusaders (costume historically corred) D. BLAIR, H. PEARSON, W. McVEA, A. COOPER, R.
ROBINSON, R. GIBSON, J. J. CHAPLIN, G. BUSHBY, J. J. CHAPLIN, G. BUSHBY, J.T. NELSON, Tom
VICKERS, John HALL, and C. FRYER.

Decorated digby(Mr F. HOLMEs', and Mr FIELDs' pony)

Buffolo Bill, James McWATTERS, fancy costume entry.

Hindoo pirince, Fred TAYLOR and S. COOPER, in royal blue velvet coats, gold braid,
bejewelled, satin trouses, &c, and turbans.
Flower girls (senior and junior) - Lily PRINCE, A. MASON, J. WATSON, S. MEMOTT, KATE PENMAN,
Martha HEATHCOTE, Alice TAYLOR, Alice CHURCH, M. McCULLOCK, Eliza PICKERING, Annie HALL,
Lizzie PUGH, M. E. FOX, M. BORROWDALE, Jenny BELL, Bella HARPER, Ada TAYLOR, and Bessie
BELL.

Decorated lorry (Mr E. WEST's - choice floweres, arranged by Mr LAYBOURN, &c.) and

FLOWER QUEEN
Mary Jane ROWITT.

Sedan (art muslin, ivey and flowers), borne shoulder high by four Abyssinians from the
court of the Emperor Menelik(!) - E. HOLD, C. CARDWEL, D. ROUTLEDGE, D. PUGH.

Sailors- Maud THOMLINSON, M. ELLIOTT, M.J. BORROWDALE, M. NICHOLSON
M. A. HOLD, Lizzie SHAW, Sissie SHAW, Maggie BOWIE, Eliza CROALL

Decorated tricycle, W. H. BOWES
Napoleon, E. GLENN
Gipsy, (very pretty and correct costume), Martha TAYLOR
Rose Queen, in a light green dress, with white lace, sceptre, roses and train,
Hetty
LAYBOURN.

Maids of honour, Maggie and Lizzie CRELLIN, escorted by the
White Brigade - J. SMITH, M. ROUTLEDGE, S. BURROW,
C. ASHMORE, P. PUGH, M. COATES,
F. COOPER, E. COOPER, A. M. WALKER,
M. A. McVEA, M. J. MARSHALL, A. DEMPSTER,
J. MEMOTT, L. BROWN, Margaret HOLD

Chinamen (correct national costume) J. ELLIOT
Masks (big uns) Jack the Giant Killer, G. INMAN
demon, Bob HARPER.
fat country boy, Geordie LAX.


Four Cavaliers, period 1660-1685, Charles II., rich velvet, various colours, silk linings
and facings, gold braid and filigree work, lace wigs (historically correct)- one of the most
charming spectacles ever seen in Workington

(procession conts....)



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