Our Historical Collection of Images
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Princess Elizabeth - Steam Train
The 'Princess Elizabeth' steam train leaving from Euston station, London, returning to Merseyside, during a trip down south. The 'Princess Elizabeth' locomotive became part of the service that ran between London to Liverpool in the 1930's. *... and for many years was based at Edge Hill in Liverpool depot in Liverpool. The train also had the distinction of holding the 'Merseyside Express' headboard on numerous occasions.
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Customs and Traditions - Well Dressing - Tissington
An example of the custom of well dressing to be found in Tissington, Derbyshire. The custom dates back to the mid 14th Century and the time of the Black Death. Folklore has it that the purity of the water in the five wells of Tissington kept the village from being ravished by the plague. Another story relates the the severe drought suffered in 1615, when the wells never ran dry. In each case, the well dressing arose from the villagers gratitude.
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Champions farewell to Harringay
The Ring at Harringay Arena, North London, has seen the boxing champions of two decades - but not at one time before this memorable night. They gather for the farewell to the Arena, closing after 22 years of staging sporting events. Left to right - front row - Joe Erskine; Phil Edwards; Terry Downes; Henry Armstrong; Gus Lesnevich; Sammy McCarthy; Peter Waterman; Jonny Williams. Centre row - Randolph Turpin; Dave Crowley; Peter Kane; Rinty Monaghan; Ronnie Clayton; Promoter Jack Solomons; (unknown); Eric Boon; Eddie phillips; Len Harvey; Don Cockell. Back row - jack Petersen (obscured); Bruce Woodcock; Ernie Roderick; Max Baer; Tommy Farr.