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North Road QE2 Celebrations 1953

Children and their mothers (and a few fathers) in a road of terraced houses bedecked with flags, streamers and bunting

Photo provided by Lynn Hayter. The photo shows North Road celebrations for Queen Elizabeth's coronation in 1953: children in their best clothes and an air of excitement!

Lynn adds 'the little boy sitting on the stage by the piano (right side) is my nephew, Melvyn Thompson, who was born on the 14th September 1950. My sister Ena, her husband Ken Thompson and Melvyn lived at no. 15 North Road with Ken's Aunt, Florence Goddard.'

Can you recognise anyone in the photo? If so please get in touch.

North Road runs off the High Street between numbers 363 and 364.