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Durham City, Sherburn Road Estate, royal visit

Visit of King George V and Queen Elizabeth to Durham, 24th February 1939. Visiting the new housing estate at Sherburn Road, Gilesgate, the Queen is greeted by the mayor, Wilfred Edge. Beamish Museum photograph.

Edge, Wilfred
Elizabeth, Queen Mother
George Vi, King
1926 - 1950
Durham City
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