Coronation Day 1911

A photograph taken at the celebrations marking the Coronation of King George V on June 22nd 1911. A group of residents in their finery stand with some musicians and a policeman, surrounded by banners An email sent to the Archive states that "My grandfather, Edwin Steer appears in this photo- He's two faces up, diagonally left from the little girl on the bicycle, with white hair and a buttonhole. He lived in the old house in Abbey Road, now a Real Estate Office, then called "The Retreat". He was for many years the town lamplighter and water bailiff."
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