Caught On Camera

The Historic Photo Archive for Sudbury

Caught On Camera

Heritage Sudbury


View all images

Old Townscape

Old Shops


Sport and Leisure


Business and Industry

Utilities and Public Services



Mid-20th Century Townscape

Humphrey Spender

Search the archive:


Funded by Awards for All, Local Awards for Local People

Belle Vue

Catalogue ref: pa304

Category: Sport and Leisure

Period: 1946-c1975

Belle Vue | Click image to go back to gallery

Sudbury’s first Bathing Beauty Contest - Joyce Bear was the winner (4th from left in white costume.) The girl in the floral swimsuit is the mother of Sue Brotherwood, our present Town Clerk of Sudbury. Local solicitor, Alan Phillips, appears to be in charge (in the centre in the shorts.) The venue was the new open air pool at Belle Vue. c1948.


E-mail icon  Tell us more about this photo

Flag icon  

Back arrow icon  Go back to the gallery