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Queen Mother

This is my uncle Bert Grieve talking to the Queen Mother when she opened the playpark at Picky. Does anyone know the correct date as this is just a guess going by what she is wearing.
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Picture added on 03 June 2007
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There's footage of this visit on the first of Dougie Shearer's "Visions of the Past" videos. It was August 1956.
Added by Bertha Fiddler on 08 June 2007
think that is Tom Sclater on the right. He was my grannies brother
Added by Kay Pirie on 05 March 2014
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