There was a celebration of the Queen’s Coronation in the farmer’s field at the back of Watlington Road Benfleet, what is now Jotman’s Farm. This was instead of a street party, the whole of the South Down estate was involved.
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Note: Following publication of this article Ann Adams (nee Morrison) was able to add to the story. For her thoughts and some official photographs of the occasion click here