Betty Johnson May Queen 1938

Betty Johnson is shown here as May Queen in 1938. To the left stands James Brookes and then Vera Smith and Denise Mitchell.  Betty was Queen Carnation. It was tradition that the retiring queen was given a gift by the reigning queen. Betty bought Queen Forget-me-not (1937) a necklace and she was given a napkin ring by Queen Primrose (1939). Betty still has a the napkin ring.  

Image Details

Age 1938
Archiving Reference Number C&HGA/R/105/b/G
Date donated to the EDA 1st June 2016
Location Grenoside
Parades & Pageants May Queen
Source of original material Betty Curran (nee Johnson)
Source Individual, Group or Organisation Chapeltown & High Green Archive
type of group (people) Official group eg civic
Name of people Betty Johnson,James Brookes,Vera Smith and Denise Mitchell

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