The Sketch (31/Dec/1930) - We Take Off Our Hat To...

The following article shows that the the Rev. Wilks' "Thong Birds" were just one of several young chorus lines in Yorkshire linked to church fundraising events.

The following is a scan of an original article and is made available under the terms of fair use for research purposes.

We Take Off Our Hat To...

THESE AMATEUR CABARET GIRLS.

For Being the Thong Birds Presented by the Vicar of Upper Thong.

The Vicar of Upper Thong, Holmfirth, near Huddersfield, presented a Christmas holiday cabaret and show, in aid of a good cause. The cabaret girls are among the smartest amateur beauty-chorus in England, and are called the "Thong Birds."