Coronation Street Party, Bovey Tracey

A photograph taken of a street party in Bovey Tracey in 1953 to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth the Second. These street parties were a common feature of the Coronation celebrations and were usually laid on for the local children, who sometimes received a souvenir as well e.g. a special spoon or mug This street party was held in The Priory. The couple in the doorway are Mr & Mrs Wombwell and the lady in the garden near the arch is Mrs Nancy Call.
Record Details
103268
1953
Updated on September 19, 2018