Stamshaw street party

Possibly a VE Day party in Stanley Road, Stamshaw, Portsmouth
Possibly a VE Day party in Stanley Road, Stamshaw, Portsmouth
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Two lovely studies of Portsmouth street life here.

They are both believed to have been taken at the same event in Stanley Road, Stamshaw. They were dropped in for me by a Mr Wilson, of Portsdown Avenue, Drayton, who thinks the occasion was a VE Day party in 1945.

rw stanley2''Children at the VE Day street party in Stanley Road, Stamshaw

rw stanley2''Children at the VE Day street party in Stanley Road, Stamshaw

Was he right and can you put any names to faces?