Coronation Celebrations

Coronation Celebrations

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Date Photo Taken 6th June 1953
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Phox Photos
Picture Reference Mit_​Org_​Events_​18-50
Original Format Photo
Notes / History The Mayor, Councillor E.E. Mount inspecting the Benbow Sea Cadets during the coronation celebrations for
Queen Elizabeth II.

After the inspection, there were displays by various youth organisations, such as physical training, archery, first aid and square dancing. The finale was a pageant of Elizabethans, which commemorated the historical link between Mitcham and Elizabeth I.

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