Dutch visitors from Hengelo

Dutch visitors from Hengelo

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1956
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 News & Mercury
Picture Reference Mit_​Org_​Events_​26-12
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Mayor, T.H. Longshaw greeting visitors from Hengelo, Holland at the start of their visit to Mitcham in 1956.

The two towns had been exchanging visits since 1946. The aim of the exchanges was to forge friendship through sport.

During the visit, various sports events were held, including football and swimming.

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