Images of the 1979 Battle of Flowers parade along Victoria Avenue. Includes images of the Deputy Chief Marshal of the parade [A - B], a motorcade of Avis Hire Cars [C - G], Mr and Miss Battle of Flowers Leslie Crowther and Tracy Quinn entertaining the crowds [H - K], the fancy dress class featuring characters from Star Wars, The Wizard of Oz and Bill and Ben [L - N, S], ladies representing the Watersplash [O - R], and The Land of Smiles, a float inspired by Thailand and winner of the Prix d'Honneur for overall best float [T - V].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/1410A

Date: August 9th 1979 - August 9th 1979

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/1410A

Images of the 1979 Battle of Flowers parade along Victoria Avenue. Includes portraits of a lady with a girl on top of a car in a motorcade of Avis Hire Cars [C - D], Mr and Miss Battle of Flowers Leslie Crowther and Tracy Quinn [E - G] and the two ladies accompanying the Battle pair on their float [H - I], a man on a Smurfs float [A - B], a lady on The Land of Smiles, a float inspired by Thailand and winner of the Prix d'Honneur for overall best float [J - K], and a man dressed as a playing card alongside an Alice In Wonderland float [L - M]. Also includes images of the large crowds in attendance [O - T], Danish marching band the Tivoli Youth Guard processioning down the avenue [U - V], and images of the Battle taken from Fort Regent [W - X].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/1410B

Date: August 9th 1979 - August 9th 1979

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/1410A

Images of the 1979 Battle of Flowers parade along Victoria Avenue. Includes images of Peter Tabb commentating the event [D, J], the Jersey Scout Association marching band [I, K], the Band of the Island of Jersey [L], and the Jersey Young Farmers' Club float [CC - DD]. Also includes images of floats inspired by the following themes and designs: an elephant [P - Q], the Loch Ness monster [R - S], The King And I [T - W], and birds of paradise [X - BB].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/1412

Date: August 9th 1979 - August 9th 1979

Photographer: Ron Mayne

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/1412

Images of the 1979 Battle of Flowers parade along Victoria Avenue. Includes images of the Jersey Majorettes [A - B], flower girls [S - T], Mr and Miss Battle of Flowers Leslie Crowther and Tracy Quinn [V], a youth marching band [Z], and the Jersey Evening Post Women's Circle Regency era float, the winner of the Prix Décor for best costumed float [AA - DD]. Also includes images of floats inspired by the following themes and designs: the International Year of the Child [C - H], The Land of Smiles, a float inspired by Thailand and winner of the Prix d'Honneur for the overall best float [I - M], Blue Peter [N - P], the astrological zodiac [Q - R], music [U], and Alice In Wonderland [Y]. Diane Simon is amongst those pictured leading the Women's Circle float [AA, right].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/1413

Date: August 9th 1979 - August 9th 1979

Photographer: Ron Mayne

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/1413

Images of the 1979 Battle of Flowers parade along Victoria Avenue. Includes images of Mr and Miss Junior Battle Piers Ostroumoff and Samantha de Ste Croix [A - B], Jersey Evening Post Junior Club members [C], majorettes [D; M], the Band of Island of Jersey [K], the Jersey Young Farmers' Club float [L], the Jersey Evening Post Women's Circle with their Regency era float, the winner of the Prix Décor for best costumed float [Y - CC], and the Jersey Rugby Football Club float [EE]. Also includes images of floats inspired by the following themes and designs: an elephant [E], the Loch Ness monster [F - G], The King And I [H], birds of paradise [I - J; T - U], the International Year of the Child [N; W], a Native American and cowboy float, the winner of the Prix de Merite and the Wild Flower Award [O], The Land of Smiles, a float inspired by Thailand and winner of the Prix d'Honneur for overall best float [P - Q; EE], Blue Peter [R - S], music [T - U], the sea [V], and Alice In Wonderland [X]. Diane Simon is amongst those pictured leading the Women's Circle float.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/1414B

Date: August 9th 1979 - August 9th 1979

Photographer: Ron Mayne

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/1414B

Images of an evening fête in Lower Park following the 1979 Battle of Flowers, featuring performances by a number of entertainers including Mr Battle of Flowers Leslie Crowther [R - V]. Includes portraits of spectators enjoying the evening's entertainment, people playing fairground games [FF - GG], and a girl eating candyfloss [HH - II]. Miss Battle of Flowers Tracy Quinn is pictured on stage in Images Q, R and V [far left].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/1416B

Date: August 9th 1979 - August 9th 1979

Photographer: Gary Grimshaw

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/1416B

Images of the Floral Ball at Behan's West Park following the 1979 Battle of Flowers, featuring performances by a number of entertainers including Mr Battle of Flowers Leslie Crowther [D - I] and local businessman John Farley [J - K]. Includes images of Leslie Crowther dancing with Miss Battle of Flowers Tracy Quinn [L - M].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/1416C

Date: August 9th 1979 - August 9th 1979

Photographer: Gary Grimshaw

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/1416C

Images of evening entertainment at the annual Gorey Fête along Gorey Pier. Includes images of a yard of ale competition [A - K], a knobbly knee contest [L - R], and the Miss Gorey beauty pageant [S - X]. The Constable of St Martin George Le Masurier [B - D, far left] is pictured congratulating the winner of the beauty pageant in Images W and X. Please see also L/A/75/A3/4/1542A.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/1542B

Date: August 23rd 1979 - August 23rd 1979

Photographer: Ron Mayne

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/1542B

Images of June Wilson, Miss Battle of Flowers 1978, in the swimming pool at Fort Regent. Please see also L/A/75/A3/4/160B.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/160A

Date: April 3rd 1979 - April 3rd 1979

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/160A

Images of June Wilson, Miss Battle of Flowers 1978, on a sunlounger and sitting on the edge of the swimming pool at Fort Regent. Please see also L/A/75/A3/4/160A.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/160B

Date: April 3rd 1979 - April 3rd 1979

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/160B

Images of the Miss St Martin 1979 competition at Les Arches Hotel, Archirondel, St Martin. Includes images of the winning lady [contestant 10] being presented with a sash, and group portraits of all eleven ladies who entered the competition lined up together. The Constable of St Helier Peter Gorton Baker [G, far right] and Bruce Holcroft [E and F, far right] of the Tony Spence Sound are amongst those pictured.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/206

Date: April 7th 1979 - April 7th 1979

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/206

Images of the Miss St Peter 1979 competition at the Jersey Holiday Village, Portelet Bay, St Brelade. Includes group portraits of the contestants, images of the Constable of St Peter Winter Philip Le Marquand with the contestants (1F - 1H, 1Q - 1W), and portraits of the winning lady.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/38

Date: March 22nd 1979 - March 22nd 1979

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/38

Images of Miss World 1978 Silvana Suárez at Burton, 4 King Street, St Helier.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/421

Date: May 2nd 1979 - May 2nd 1979

Photographer: Peter Mourant

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/421

Images of the Miss St Helier beauty contest at the Odeon Cinema, Bath Street, St Helier. Includes images of all seven contestants talking on stage to the compère of the competition. Please see also L/A/75/A3/4/583B.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/583A

Date: May 17th 1979 - May 17th 1979

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/583A

Images of the Miss St Helier beauty contest at the Odeon Cinema, Bath Street, St Helier. Includes images of the results being announced on stage by the Constable of St Helier Peter Gorton Baker, the winner [contestant 2] being congratulated and presented a sash, group portraits of all seven contestants with Mr Baker, and portraits of the winning lady. Please see also L/A/75/A3/4/583A.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/583B

Date: May 17th 1979 - May 17th 1979

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/583B

Images of the Miss St Mary beauty contest at The Priory, Devil's Hole, La Grande Rue, St Mary. Includes images of the results being announced, the winner [contestant 3] and runner up [contestant 7] being congratulated by and pictured with the Constable of St Mary Alfred Philip Le Feuvre, and group portraits of all eight contestants. [The 1979 Photographers' Diary references Hazel Le Ruez, possibly pictured].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/584

Date: May 17th 1979 - May 17th 1979

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/584

Images of Tracy Quinn, the winner of the 1979 Miss Battle of Flowers competition, posing for photographs along a pier. Please see also L/A/75/A3/4/748B.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/748A

Date: June 5th 1979 - June 5th 1979

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/748A

Images of Tracy Quinn, the winner of the 1979 Miss Battle of Flowers competition, posing for photographs along a pier. Please see also L/A/75/A3/4/748A.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/748B

Date: June 5th 1979 - June 5th 1979

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/748B

Images of a beauty contest at Hotel de France featuring ladies of Irish descent. Includes group portraits of all of the contestants and images of the Irish Ambassador to the United Kingdom Edward Kennedy [H; I, standing right; R, left] announcing and congratulating the winning lady, as well as portraits of the winner.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/794

Date: June 9th 1979 - June 9th 1979

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/794

Images of the 1979 Miss Jersey Holiday Post competition held at Pontin's Holiday Camp, Plemont Bay, St Brelade. Includes group portraits of all eleven contestants, and portraits of the winning lady, pictured being congratulated by Frank Walker in Images P and Q. The singer Stuart Gillies [A, G far left] and Peter Tabb [A, G, M - O far right] are amongst those on the judging panel.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/4/939

Date: June 24th 1979 - June 24th 1979

Photographer: Reg Cridland

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1979/939

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