Earith Parades were important for the locals. It was a day to get the community together, to dress up either in silly costumes or just your best clothes!
It was a fun day off work.
Hospital Sunday Fund Parade in 1930s Earith
Annual Parade to raise money for Huntingdon Cottage Hospital…
The photo shows from left to right, Lew Barnes, Harry Wales, Billy Wales, George Enfield, Herb Lock, Jack Wales and Herace Lock.
The Parade started at Colne, then Bluntisham, ending at hut Earith, Haddenham.
Town Band played outside in the evening.
The Hunts Bunny Fellowship at Earith 1934
The Hospital Sunday Parade in 1934 Earith with the Hunts Post Bunny Fellowship, which raised money for the County Hospital, Huntingdon, before the days of the National Health Service.
The concert was in aid of the Bunny Fund held in the hut at Earith.
There was the entertainer, Mr Turner from St Ives, the children and the Reverend Peake.
Conservative Fancy Dress and Garden Fete in 1930s Earith
A mobile pub, shopkeepers and trying to capture the Yeti all in one place?
(Top photo) Yes, a mobile pub on wheels for the fancy dress background.
Derek Anderson, Bill Anderson, Florence Wales, Harold Holt and Jack Wales driving the tractor.
At the Conservative Fancy Dress and Garden Fete.
(Bottom photo) Circa 1950 – 1960
‘Capturing the Yeti’.
William Wales as Sherpa Porter.
Jack Wales as ‘Yeti’ passing the Crown in Earith.
Various Earith parades in the 1930s to 1960s
Recreation Field, Earith circa 1938-1939
Derek Anderson and David Wates.
Conservative Parade circa 1950-60
(Bottom right) Jack Wales as the Merry Widow.
Les Gunnell as a baby.
Derek Broughton as a daughter and Peter Norman as a child.
George V Jubilee Day 1936
(Bottom left) Dressing up for a parade:
Florence Wales and David Wales.