which consists of the villages of Crich, Fritchley and Whatstandwell

Supporting Derby Royal Infirmary

Crich Parish supported fund-raising events for the Derby Royal Infirmary.

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Photo courtesy of a private collection

Infirmary Float

Photo courtesy of a private collection

Infirmary float

Photos courtesy Sue Worboys

Crich DRI carnival

A. Bowler, Ron Dawes, May Start, Nora E Burt, Mrs Ludlam

Crich DRI carnival

Mrs Turner

Crich DRI carnival

Mrs Allin

Crich DRI carnival

Mrs Ludlam


Photo courtesy of Rosemary Hall

Crich Oddfellows

Crich Oddfellows
Back row from the left – 3rd: Arthur Gaunt; 6th: John Dawes
Front row from the left – 6th: William Vallance (school policeman)

Photo courtesy Liz Suddes

support for the DRI at Crich

Photo courtesy of a private collection

Infirmary parade A parade for the Royal Infirmary at Town End. Crich Brass follow the banner.

Royal Infirmary march in Crich
A parade along the Common.

Photo Barbara Singleton

Crich Volunteers c1900

Believed to be Sherwood Forester Volunteers in early 1900s

Marching up Cromford Road towards Town End with Derbyshire Royal Infirmary banner


Royal Infirmary march in Crich

Photo courtesy Tony Lester

Infirmary float at Crich Taken in the early 1920s. Lorry from the Lester Brothers (with solid tyres) ;
Ivor Lester standing with Joyce Lester at the rear.

Read Tony Lester's account of the 1934 Carnival in aid of the Royal Infirmary.


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