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Background imagePress Collection: Mrs Roy ( Marjorie ) Eccles, first woman racing driver to compete on the new course

Mrs Roy ( Marjorie ) Eccles, first woman racing driver to compete on the new course. She drove her Mercedes car over the Crystal Palace road racing circuit when she made an inspection of the track

Background imagePress Collection: Lynton Barnstaple. 1935

Lynton Barnstaple. 1935

Background imagePress Collection: Man on horseback in front of grocers shop around Sevenoaks area, Kent. Advertisements and signs

Man on horseback in front of grocers shop around Sevenoaks area, Kent. Advertisements and signs: " T. H. Knight, Draper, Grocer, Messers Cronk Chartered Surveyors, 138 High Street, Sevenoaks

Background imagePress Collection: Mrs Roy ( Marjorie ) Eccles making her circuit of the race track. The first woman

Mrs Roy ( Marjorie ) Eccles making her circuit of the race track. The first woman racing driver to compete on the new course

Background imagePress Collection: Blackshirts and band at Bognor

Blackshirts and band at Bognor

Background imagePress Collection: Londons Flat Flats Towering over the busy dockland, surrounded by cranes

Londons Flat Flats Towering over the busy dockland, surrounded by cranes
Londons Flat " Flats " Towering over the busy dockland, surrounded by cranes and the tail masts of the worlds shipping, is Londons most curious building

Background imagePress Collection: Earl Howe opens new Crystal Palace road racing track. Earl Howe, the president of

Earl Howe opens new Crystal Palace road racing track. Earl Howe, the president of the British Racing Drivers Club, open the new road racing circuit at the Crystal Palace site

Background imagePress Collection: H E Symonns, Monte Carlo Rally driver. 22 January 1935

H E Symonns, Monte Carlo Rally driver. 22 January 1935

Background imagePress Collection: Duchess of York opens new flats at Isle Dogs. The Duchess of York, who was unable

Duchess of York opens new flats at Isle Dogs. The Duchess of York, who was unable to attend the christening of the baby prince owing to the prior engagement, openend the Isle of Dogs

Background imagePress Collection: The first international car race ever held in London, the Imperial Tracey took place

The first international car race ever held in London, the Imperial Tracey took place on the Crystal Palace road racing circuit

Background imagePress Collection: Miss D Summers driving Mr D M K Marendaz. Marendaz special in first race. 14

Miss D Summers driving Mr D M K Marendaz. Marendaz special in first race. 14 March 1936

Background imagePress Collection: Centaurus takes off on longest flight ever attempted by commercial aircraft

Centaurus takes off on longest flight ever attempted by commercial aircraft. The Imperial Airways Empire flying boat Centaurus took off from the Hythe air base, Southampton water, on a 30

Background imagePress Collection: Prince Monolili gets in trim for Derby day. Gypsies, tipsters, including Prince Monolul

Prince Monolili gets in trim for Derby day. Gypsies, tipsters, including Prince Monolul, hawkers and the hundred and one others who lend colour to Derby Day

Background imagePress Collection: African ruler leaves thoughtfully to review under Royal umbrella. The Alake of Abeokuta

African ruler leaves thoughtfully to review under Royal umbrella. The Alake of Abeokuta, ruler of one of the largest tribes in Nigeria, left Waterloo station, London

Background imagePress Collection: Lij Jessou, Lij Iyasu - ex Emperor Designate of Abyssinia. 25 October 1935

Lij Jessou, Lij Iyasu - ex Emperor Designate of Abyssinia. 25 October 1935

Background imagePress Collection: Miss Pauline Rowand Harker of Royal Ashdown Forest in play during practice on the

Miss Pauline Rowand Harker of Royal Ashdown Forest in play during practice on the Stoke Poges course for the girls golf championship next Wednesday. 6 September 1937

Background imagePress Collection: 250 firemen fight london rice warehouse blaze. Engines from every one of the 60

250 firemen fight london rice warehouse blaze. Engines from every one of the 60 stations in the LCC were called to a huge fire at St Georgess Wharf, a rice warehouse of Carbutt and Company, Ltd

Background imagePress Collection: Stainless steel steam locomotive as challenger of diesel electrics

Stainless steel steam locomotive as challenger of diesel electrics. The new stainless steel steam locomotive has been introduced on the Burlington Railroad in America to battle with diesel electric

Background imagePress Collection: Royal wedding. HRH Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Lady Alice Montagu Douglas

Royal wedding. HRH Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Lady Alice Montagu Douglas Scott November 6, 1935 12 November 1935

Background imagePress Collection: The first knitting club for men!. The first mens knitting club has been formed

The first knitting club for men!. The first mens knitting club has been formed in Prague with the avowed object of propagating and teaching the art of knitting among men

Background imagePress Collection: Duchess of Kents winter fashion. The Duchess of Kent, wearing a fur trimmed coat

Duchess of Kents winter fashion. The Duchess of Kent, wearing a fur trimmed coat and turban hat to match, when she returned to 3 Belgrave Square. 10 November 1937

Background imagePress Collection: Englands oldest beekeeper, 85-year-old Mr C

Englands oldest beekeeper, 85-year-old Mr C. T. Overton of Crawley, Sussex who has been keeping bees since 1882 is exhibiting at the National Honey Show at the Horticultural Hall, Westminster

Background imagePress Collection: Women competitors start from Great West Road in RAC rally. 76 of 318 entrants in

Women competitors start from Great West Road in RAC rally. 76 of 318 entrants in the Royal Automobile Club rally started from the Ace of Spades garage on the Great West Road

Background imagePress Collection: The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Cosmo Gordon Lang, gave a reception to missionaries

The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Cosmo Gordon Lang, gave a reception to missionaries at Lambeth Palace. The Archbishop walking with the Bishop of Guildford

Background imagePress Collection: London will see its own music Hall coster Queen do the Lambeth Walk when Kate Carney

London will see its own music Hall coster Queen do the Lambeth Walk when Kate Carney appears in the Royal Variety Command Performance at the Coliseum next month

Background imagePress Collection: Stravinskys secretary now runs cocktail bar with London dancer as hostess. Gilbert Ramognie

Stravinskys secretary now runs cocktail bar with London dancer as hostess. Gilbert Ramognie, former secretary of Serge Stravinsky, the French Swindler

Background imagePress Collection: Mr Hore Belisha spends his holiday - on horseback. Away from transport problems

Mr Hore Belisha spends his holiday - on horseback. Away from transport problems. Mr Hore Belisha pats his horse after a fast gallop on the sands at Ferring-by-sea. 15 April 1936

Background imagePress Collection: American champion at Hastings International chess Congress. Many of the world s

American champion at Hastings International chess Congress. Many of the world s
American champion at Hastings International chess Congress. Many of the worlds leading chess masters are taking part in the International Hastings Christmas Chess Congress

Background imagePress Collection: Fancy Dress Steeplechase at Haywards Heath ! Photo Shows : Wearing fancy costume

Fancy Dress Steeplechase at Haywards Heath ! Photo Shows : Wearing fancy costume, Miss Sheila Price takes her pony " Polymint " over the hurdles in a magnificent jump during the Costume

Background imagePress Collection: Mounted sack race in Haywards Heath Gymkhana. Musical chairs, balloon bursting

Mounted sack race in Haywards Heath Gymkhana. Musical chairs, balloon bursting, relay and potato races with all competitors on horseback

Background imagePress Collection: The Fire Brigade attend the big fire in Rosebery Avenue, London, at the works of Artisco

The Fire Brigade attend the big fire in Rosebery Avenue, London, at the works of Artisco, the model sculptors. 3 December 1934

Background imagePress Collection: Mystery of the smashed Belisha beacon. 5 November 1934

Mystery of the smashed Belisha beacon. 5 November 1934

Background imagePress Collection: Chingfords hillside swimming pool nearly ready. Chingfords new swimming

Chingfords hillside swimming pool nearly ready. Chingfords new swimming pool at Larkswood is nearing completion and will be opened by Sir Kingsley Wood, Minister of Health, in a fortnights time

Background imagePress Collection: Newlyn fishermen present petition to Health Minister. Entertained to tea. After

Newlyn fishermen present petition to Health Minister. Entertained to tea. After sailing in the fishing boat Rosebud from Newlyn, Cornwall

Background imagePress Collection: Wives as pickets in East End no rent strike. What is stated to be the largest

Wives as pickets in East End no rent strike. What is stated to be the largest rent strike ever known in the East End of London, has been declared by over 240 families at Quinn Square Buildings

Background imagePress Collection: Miss D Stanley-Turner and her supercharged MG on the test hill hairpin during practice

Miss D Stanley-Turner and her supercharged MG on the test hill hairpin during practice. It will be the first time that women take part in the events on the new road racing track

Background imagePress Collection: Mrs Roy ( Marjorie ) Eccles being filmed by her husband before racing on the track

Mrs Roy ( Marjorie ) Eccles being filmed by her husband before racing on the track. The first woman racing driver to compete on the new course

Background imagePress Collection: 22 compete in annual Christmas Day swimming race in Serpentine. In foggy weather

22 compete in annual Christmas Day swimming race in Serpentine. In foggy weather, 22, swimmers, the largest entry for many years, competed in the annual race for the Peter Pan Cup in the Serpentine

Background imagePress Collection: Duchess of Kent wears Halo Hat when she visits the Abbey. The Duke and Duchess of Kent

Duchess of Kent wears Halo Hat when she visits the Abbey. The Duke and Duchess of Kent, with the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, visited Westminster Abbey to inspect the Coronation arrangement

Background imagePress Collection: Lady Elizabeth Percy, Queens train bearer, fitted for Coronation dress. Lady Elizabeth Percy

Lady Elizabeth Percy, Queens train bearer, fitted for Coronation dress. Lady Elizabeth Percy, who is to be one of the train bearers in attendance on the Queen at the Coronation went to Norman

Background imagePress Collection: Striking fashion at Henley Royal regatta. Photo shows, Mrs Allan Kennedy in a

Striking fashion at Henley Royal regatta. Photo shows, Mrs Allan Kennedy in a striking fashion at henley Regatta, with Mr Brocklebank. 3 July 1935

Background imagePress Collection: Peter, zoo chimp, gives his keeper a close shave! Keeper Harry Browns daily

Peter, zoo chimp, gives his keeper a close shave! Keeper Harry Browns daily shave in the Monkey House at the London Zoo fired Peter, the impressible chimpanzee

Background imagePress Collection: London Fire Brigade have amber lights to give right of way

London Fire Brigade have amber lights to give right of way. The demonstration of the powerful new amber coloured lights with which every appliance used by London fireman motor pumps and escapes

Background imagePress Collection: Crippled men and women attend first faith healing service celebrated in Brighton

Crippled men and women attend first faith healing service celebrated in Brighton. Photo shows; The Reverend John Maillard placing some of the hundreds of letters he received asking him to pray for

Background imagePress Collection: Post Office Ambulance Corps inspected by Director General. Sir Thomas Gardiner

Post Office Ambulance Corps inspected by Director General. Sir Thomas Gardiner, Director-General of the Post Office, inspected the London Post Office detachment of the St John Ambulance Brigade at

Background imagePress Collection: London race warehouse blaze. Carbetts rice warehouse in Shad Thames caught fire

London race warehouse blaze. Carbetts rice warehouse in Shad Thames caught fire and blazed furiously. Photo shows, firemen directing hoses at the blazing building. 1 April 1936

Background imagePress Collection: Duke of Kent opens new housing estate. The Duke of Kent opened the Hampstead Council s

Duke of Kent opens new housing estate. The Duke of Kent opened the Hampstead Council s, Westcroft Housing Estate in Lichfield Road, Cricklewood

Background imagePress Collection: Women racing drivers practice for new speed duel at Brooklands. Mrs Kay Petre

Women racing drivers practice for new speed duel at Brooklands. Mrs Kay Petre



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