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Chapel Lane celebration, Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation

Dated: Either 1947 or 1953

Bunting is hung across Chapel Lane to celebrate a royal event - either the Queen's wedding to Prince Philip in 1947 or her Coronation in 1953.

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Do you know what celebration the decorations in this photo were put up for?

Submitted by Irene Winter (… on Sat, 07/09/2013 - 18:35


I'm 99% sure that this photo is of the Queen's coronation, 1953. There was a street party; Chapel Street, Chapel Lane and Hall Dyke celebrated together on the (then) fields on the right-hand side at the top of Chapel Lane, and each child was given a coronation half-crown and a coronation mug (both of which I still have!).


I remember the event well we used to play together when we were children, I lived at 19 Hall Dyke and you 15

I know you moved to Germany but it wouldd be lovely to hear ffrom you