Ambleside Rushbearing Parade

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Last updated: June 27, 2011

St Mary's CHurch


Rushbearing Mural


Some of the children used in the mural 40 years on with the artist Gordon Ramsom


Some of the children of the Rushbearing Mural taken in 2004


Agnes Nicholson's Account of the Rushbearing.


Rushbearing in 1835


Account of Ambleside Rushbearing 1885


Earlist Photograph of Rushbearing in Greenbank Field pre 1891


Newpaper cutting written in 1991


The area was policed by the Cumberland and Westmorland and the Lancashire Constabularies.


This is the Monday Procession


Again 1904, 1905


Again 1904, 1905


Circa 1905.


Circa 1905. This is one of Joan's earliest photographs.


Photograph by H. Bell, July 1907.


This is another very early Rushbearing photograh


Ambleside Rushbearing, probably 1909.


Market Place.


Market Place.


The procession in Kelsick Rd.


The procession in Kelsick Rd.


The procession in Kelsick Rd.


1910-1913?


1910-1913?


Herd's Clock and Jewellers shop next to the Queen's Hotel.


Dorothy Tullet with smaller girl not known.


The Church decorated with bearings.


Miss Routledge, Head of Infants 1906-1935,


Marjorie in front row and friends eating gingerbread.


Possibly Joan's first rushbearing leading with C?


Joan in Compton Road in about 1925.


Picture taken in about 1925


Picture taken in about 1925


Still in the 20's, Joan with Winniw Backhouse


On the right Joan with C? as usual to the left.


Possibly 1927,


Possibly 1927, Joan with Mary Pen on right.


Possibly 1927,


Possibly 1927,


Possibly 1927,


circa 1929


Irene Woodburn, ?, Peggy Langdon, Muir.
Everyone made a tremendous effort with the bearings.


About 1929.


Rushbearing Tea about 1929.


Edward & Beryl Flitters, Early 30's,


Possibly 1934.


Also in the 30's.


From the Lakes Herald 1936,


From the Lakes Herald 1936,


From the Lakes Herald 1936,


Postcard.


Brenda Bell with her rushbearing


William & Edgar Garside with Brian Dugdale, 1930's


Brian Dugdale, 1930's


Brian Dugdale, 1950's


1950's.


The Herald.


Prize Winning Rushbearers, 1931


1931


1938.


Early 1930's


Early 1930's


1940's.


Possibly 1945 or 46.


1940's Rushbearing Poster


The Middleton Children


Very late 40's


Late 1940's


1950's


1953


1950's


1940's


Late 30's early 40's


Late 30's or early 40's


War Years


Circa 1940


Westmorland Gazette, 1952.


Westmorland Gazette, 1945


1945?


Circa 1945


1948








1948


1945


1950


1948





Market Place,1950's


1950's


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1953


1953


1951


1953


1956


1957


1957?


1950


1951


1959


1957


1958


1954


Donated by B. Flitters.


Donated by B. Flitters.


Donated by B. Flitters.


1959


1959


1959


1950's


1950's


Market Place 1950's


1954


1956


1958





Allan Dugdale


Allan Dugdale


1960


1960


About 1960


1961





Rushbearing 1960.


Rushbearing 1960.


The Rushbearing 1960.


1961


1962


1963


1959


1960


1960?


Market Place.





1963


1963


1964.


1964.


1965.





1965


1963.


1965


1965


1965


1966


1966


1966.


1967


Hand written notes - 1967


1968


Market Square 1968


1964


1964


1968


Westmorland Gazette 1974


1974


1974


Cumbria Magazine 1991