Finchley festivals

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Locality Finchley
Vicinity In Finchley
Coordinate 51.6056, -0.1763
Adm. div. Middlesex, now Greater London
Began 27 June 1907
Ended 27 June 1907
Events Carnival; Robin Hood; Maid Marion; Friar Tuck; Bishop of Hereford; Sheriff of Nottingham; Sir Richard Lee; Lady Richard Lee; Much the Miller's Son; Will Stutly; Gilbert of the White Hand; Allan-a-dale; Bob Scarlett; Little John; Foresters.

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Finchley Memorial Hospital.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-10-18. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.


[27 June 1907:]

Robin Hood and His Men
Emblematic Car by "West Finchley Cork Club."
Finchley Hospital Carnival, June 27, 1907.
Robin HoodW. Webster.
Maid MarionW. Hickmott.
Friar TuckG. Hales (Senr.).
Bishop of HerefordW. Reid.
Sheriff of NottinghamR. Wheeler.
Sir Richard LeeW. Harvey.
Lady Richard LeeH. Wells.
Much (the Miller's Son)H. Perry.
Will StutlyJ. Harvey.
Gilbert of the White HandW. Perry.
Allan-a-daleP. Perry.
Bob ScarlettG. Hales (Junr.).
Little JohnC. Lambert.
ForestersF. Wells, H. Sayer, G. Ainge, F. Ainge, H. Dennis, D. Ashby, T. Reynolds, A. Ridley, J. Ashby, W. Twinn, J. Green, S. Sharpe, C. Rew.[1]

Source notes

Verso of postcard without publisher, place or date, presumably published 1907. Punctuation silently regularized, ellipses used for horizontal spacing in original silently omitted. See gallery below.

IRHB comments

The event commemorated in the postcard from the verso of which the above list of "dramatis personae" is taken was a carnival that must have been arranged to raise funds for Finchley Cottage Hospital, which was established 1908 and renamed Finchley Memorial Hospital 1922.[2]

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