Visit of Edward, Prince of Wales, Stone

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Date:13th of June 1924

Description:View of Granville Square during a visit from the Prince of Wales, later Edward VIII, who was passing through the town on his way from Sandon to the Potteries, via Trentham Park.

The Prince inspected a Guard of Honour of ex-servicemen and is seen here by the War Memorial on Granville Square. He was accompanied by Lord Dartmouth, Lord Lieutenant of the County, and was greeted at the War Memorial by Mr Gosling, Chairman of Stone Urban District Council.


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Image courtesy of: Stone Historical and Civic Society

Donor ref:Stone Hist. and Civic Soc. No., PT00330, img: 2569 (18/2947)

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