First Maypole Celebration


By Geoff Webb

First Maypole Celebration
Geoff Webb

Miss Jenny Apthorpe was Headmistress of Redbourn Girls School, and introduced the first Maypole celebration, c.1918, for her pupils. The picture shows the May Queen being enthroned.

Standing left to right:  -  , Eva Holt, Phyllis Webb,  -  , Dorothy Dunckley (May Queen), Phyllis Cowthard, Mabel Luck,  -  ,  -  .

Kneeling left to right:  -  , Grace Holt,  -  ,  -  .

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