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
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.
Updated on May 17, 2018