Tilbury & Chadwell Carnival Queen
The photo shows the preparation of the crowning of the Tilbury & Chadwell Carnival Queen who was Rita Dunn and she was only 15 years old. Rita Dunn lived in Calcutta road, Tilbury. The lady who is on the far left was the 1939 Carnival Queen.
This was the first carnival to be held since 1939 due to the outbreak of World War Two.
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