Little girl at a New Year party, Soho Fire Station, London
A little girl with Father Christmas (fireman Pester) at a New Year party, Soho Fire Station, London, 2 January 1955. A total of 65 children attended the party. There were six children present whose fathers had died in service -- Station Officer Hawkins, and firemen Rawden and Gadd. The little girl is Carol Anne Rawden, age one year, receiving a doll's cot at the presentation after the party. All the toys were made by station personnel.
© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library