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The Early Years

Year 1950

Name of Queen:and deputies: Joan Roberts

Year 1951

Name of Queen:and deputies: Joyce Lister,

Year 1952

Theme – Tulip Time – This is first programme we have uncovered to date. The programme and route
Tulip Time 1952 (Programme) Tulip time 52 (Route) 

Name of Queen:and deputies: Beryl Patrick,

Link to programme: Programme: Tulip Time 1952  Route

Year 1953

Theme – Tulip Time

Name of Queen:and deputies: Jean Lambert

Link to Programme: Tulip Time 1953    Route: Tulip time 53

Photo Gallery:

1953 Tulip Queens

Year 1954

Name of Queen:and deputies: Pat Stacey,

Photo taken 1954 Spalding tulip queen Patricia Stacey visiting residents in old folks home some where in or around Spalding ,Some members may recognise some of the ladies.

Year 1955

Name of Queen:and deputies: Janet Naylor

Year 1956

Name of Queen:and deputies: Janice Grimwood

Year 1957

Name of Queen:and deputies: Norma Foulsham

Year 1958

Name of Queen:and deputies: Janet Bray

Year: 1959


Name of Queen: and deputies: The Tulip Queen – Jill Whitehouse

Link to Programme: 1959 Programme

Link to video- click HERE

Photo Gallery:


Thanks to a very kind donation from Gary Naylor. The news paper articles are very readable and lovely photos of the queen and her entourage plus memorabilia from her year. Gary’s Mum was the flower ...
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