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Darlington, Sir E D Walker Homes, royal visit

Visit of the Duke of York (King George VI), May 5th 1933, accompanied by senior trustee Councillor William Heslop. The Homes, opened in 1928, were built with a bequest from E D Walker (1842-1919), one time proprietor of the Northern Echo and three times Mayor of Darlington.

George Vi, King
Heslop, William
1926 - 1950
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Cuthbertson, J
Wood, Sydney H

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