Mayor & Mayoress meet Dutch visitors from Hengelo

Mayor & Mayoress meet Dutch visitors from Hengelo

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Partial / Incomplete Date June 1949
Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​Org_​Events_​26-7
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Visit to Hengelo, Holland by a delegation of sportsmen and women from Mitcham, to promote links between the two towns through sport and friendship.

The Mayor and Mayoress, Alderman & Mrs T.A Earst, meet their Dutch hosts during a visit in 1949.

The party of 107 members of the Anglo-Netherlands sports, Art and Cultural Association took part in the third meeting between the two towns. The sportsmen and women represented included footballers, korfball players, swimmers and boxers.

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