Coronation street party

Peter Whitehouse's picture of a street party to celebrate the Queen's Coronation in Hallam Fields Road.
Peter Whitehouse's picture of a street party to celebrate the Queen's Coronation in Hallam Fields Road.

This photograph of a street party in Ilkeston to celebrate the Coronation was sent in by Pete Whitehouse, who can be seen in the picture on the front row on the far left.

He said it was taken in June 1953 in Hallam Fields Road.

Some of the names in the photo include, on the back row: Mr and Mrs Gregory, Francis Allen, Mrs Gordon, Mrs Firt and Mrs Bridge.

On the second row are Stuart Bromyard, Chris Bridge and Rob Wilkes.

On the third row are Ralph Gordon, Ted Carington and Mrs Barton.

Barbara Allen, Mary Allen and Doly Bamforth are on the next row.

Annie Barber, Benny Barber and Arthyr Wilkes are on the front.