DENTON FANCY DRESS TIME

Denton fancy dress party 1950's

By John Hills

The following is a collection of photographs from the 1950's of various Denton fancy dress days in the village at that time, kindly lent for scanning by Peter Blackman.

Do you recognize yourself or anyone else in the pictures? 

Photo:Denton fancy dress

Denton fancy dress

courtsey Peter Blackman

A fancy dress procession on its way to the Flying Fish pub for the judging of the event.

 

Photo:Denton Fancy dress

Denton Fancy dress

Outside the Flying Fish in Denton. Tall man second from left is Mr Pollard.

 

Photo:Mr Avis's garden in Thompson Road, Denton.

Mr Avis's garden in Thompson Road, Denton.

courtsey Peter Blackman

Fancy dress competition gathered in Mr Avis's garden in Thompson Road, Denton.

 

Photo:Mr Avis's garden in Thompson Road, Denton.

Mr Avis's garden in Thompson Road, Denton.

Courtsey of Peter Blackman

Fancy dress competition gathered in Mr Avis's garden in Thompson Road, Denton.

 

Photo:Off around the village.

Off around the village.

Courtsey of Peter Blackman

Children fancy dress party off around the village.

 

Photo:Lewis Close area 13th June 1953

Lewis Close area 13th June 1953

Courtsey of Peter Blackman

Gathering on the land adjacent to Lewis Close.

 

Photo:13th June 1953

13th June 1953

courtsey of Peter Blackman.

Near Lewis Close and the bottom of Thompson Road, Denton.The Lady under the umbrella on the left is Doreen Blackman.

 

Photo:Fancy dress party

Fancy dress party

Courtsey of Peter Blackman

Mrs Jones far left standing next to her is Gwen Harrison.

 

Photo:On the move

On the move

Courtsey of Peter Blackman

 

On the move along Denton Road near the Flying Fish.

Aat the top of the picture, you can just make out the Guinness Trust on top of hill at South Heighton.

 

Photo:Fancy dress for the adults.

Fancy dress for the adults.

Courtsey of Peter Blackman.

Gathering on the land were the houses of Cantercrow Hill stand today.

Are you amongst the fancy dress people above or do you recognise anyone in the picture?

 

Photo:The triplets

The triplets

Courtsey of Peter Blackman.

Coronation Triplets  1953.

 

 

 

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