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Matlock Ladies Choir (Choral Group), July 1959
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The group were photographed on the steps of Matlock's United Reformed Church on Imperial Road (now the Imperial Rooms). They were celebrating winning a trophy in a competition, most probably Matlock Bath's Musical Festival[1].

Back Row, left to right:
On the left - Unknown | Unknown | Unknown | Marian Upton
On the right - Betty Shimwell | Unknown

Second Row, left to right:
Mrs. Smith (New Street) | Annette Fletcher | Wilfred Warren, conductor | Ethel Matthews | Unknown | Joy Wheatcroft | Unknown | Sheila Slater

First Row, standing on the first step, left to right:
Annie Brown (between Unknown and Mrs Brown) | Betty Maltby, holding the cup (Lime Tree Road) | Mrs. Ash (shoe shop) | Unknown | Unknown | Miss Reeve | Unknown | Unknown

Front Row, standing below the step, left to right:
On the left - Louie Draper | Mrs Brown (Wolds Estate)
On the right - Phyllis Wright (Matlock Bath, organist of Holy Trinity) | Edith Gale, accompanist (Matlock Bath)

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Image (and some names) supplied by and Copyright © Bernard Gale. One name from Susan Tomlinson and four from the W.I., with thanks. Intended for personal use only

References (coloured hyperlinks for onsite transcripts):

[1] See Matlock Bath: Musical Festival, 1961