River Meon, G.H. Pink store and war memorial covered in bunting
War Memorial with bunting
June 1953 - Hockley Cottage no longer there. Beams and brickwork evident, and fire marks.
Window during Coronation with poster and miniature state coach and horses.
The crowd gathering on the Recreation Ground.
Chinaman dress for fancy dress parade
J. Pollard in top hat and tails.
Crowd coming down High Street
These photographs, from the album discovered in the office of Ye Olde George Inn, show the village bedecked in bunting to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, in June 2nd, 1953. Others show the crowds gathering on the Recreation Ground, in preparation for the procession down the High Street.