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Queen Mother's visit

A vast crowd gathered to see the Queen Mother visit the cathedral. Note that the big paved platform in front of the cathedral is not there.
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Picture added on 17 July 2005
Comments:
What date would this be? It seems to pre-date "Blocky Bill's" Rolls Royce...
Added by Jo Jones (nee Richards) on 27 July 2009
1956 was when this photo and several others of this visit were taken by my mother. She had written on the back the year and the event.
Added by Marion Mcleod on 28 July 2009
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