The Planet

Object number

LDVAL 2006.32.22




The Planet magazine for May & Baker employees throughout the world. August 1974, Vol. 28, No. 8. Contains an article on page 2 concerning a visit Mrs Godfrey and Mrs Bastable made to the Dagenham factory on Wednesday 31st July 1974 to attend the presentation of the Emblam of the Queen's Award and the Grant of Appointment, with a black and white photograph of Mrs Godfrey on page 3. From a collection of items documenting Mrs Godfrey's time as Mayor elect for London Borough of Barking for the year 1974-5. Her daughter, Hilda Bastable was her Mayoress for this term.

Physical description

16 page printed magazine. Printed throughout in black and tourquise. Cover page shows a photograph of Mr Thomas receiving the Emblem of the Award from the Lord Lieutenant of Greater London. Page 2 - Presentation of the Queen's award to Industry; Page 3 - A series of B/W photographs; Page 4 - News about M&B people: Weddings, Golden weddings and Ro.S.P.A safe driving awards; Page 5 - Developments in staff representation and M&B prize for best student; Page 6 & 7- The Countryside around us: Upminster Hall; Pages 8-11 - Retirements and long service awards; Page 11 - Gardening for September; Page 12 - Obituaries; Page 13 - Rock and mineral, and Rugby; Page 14 - Music and drama, Photographic, Table tennis and Swimming; Page 15 - Football; Page 16 - Cricket, Ladies Bowls and Tennis.






Whole length: 247mm
width: 190mm

Collection type


Alternative reference

Entry Number 1670/222 (2006-12-15)

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InstitutionValence House Museum
Collection typeEphemera