Jubilee parade passing the King's Head, Lower Mitcham

Jubilee parade passing the King's Head, Lower Mitcham

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1897
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 London Borough of Merton
Picture Reference Mit_​TomFrancis_​Ln232
Original Format Photo
Photographer / Origin of Photo Tom Francis
Notes / History Mitcham shopkeeper, photographer and historian,
Tom Francis, recognised the importance of recording local events.

This photograph shows a procession of decorated
horse-drawn vehicles passing the King's Head [ now the
Burn Bullock pub ] before rounding the corner on to London Road. This parade was one of many events staged to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

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