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Royal visit to Stronsay

Date is estimated. Why was there a Royal visit to Stronsay at this time?
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Picture added on 26 June 2006
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The visit took place approx Aug 1960. The Queen visited J.M Dennison's shop, and bought a packet of 'oat cakes'.
Added by Barbara Smith on 02 June 2007
There is a receipt in the safe at the Fishmart Intepretation Centre, Stronsay which concerns the Royal Visit.
Added by Leo Martini-Brown on 22 August 2007
The date of the visit was the 12th August 1960.
Added by Rob Thomson on 22 August 2007
Would it have been something to do with the lifeboat?
Added by Ian Robertson on 26 August 2007
Old British Pathe film of a visit to Orkney by the Queen (Stronsay at 1min 30secs) - click here
Added by Bruce Fletcher on 19 September 2013
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Stronsay

Barrier number threeFinstown from WidefordOpposite the Police Station, LonghopeQueen Street, StromnessLizzie Ann Thomson Smith (nee Wilson)Annie Shearer Grayson, StronsayMystery personAnnie Shearer Grayson, StronsayMystery ladiesMystery workers