Maypole dancing on the lawn at the back of Badsey Manor
celebrated the coronation of King George V on 22 June 1911. It is likely that
the girls are from Badsey School with their teacher Margaret McDonald. The
dancers are wearing white dresses and, perhaps, red and blue sashes. It is
one of at least six photographs taken on this occasion. Other pictures show
boys and girls with flags and dressed in national costumes of the British
Richard Phillips would like to express his gratitude to Pat Goldstraw for the gift of this photograph.
This is an assortment of old photographs from the village of Badsey in Worcestershire.