Jubilee parade passing the King's Head, Lower Mitcham
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c.1897|
|Copyright 1||London Borough of Merton|
|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.