Proclamation of Accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - February 1952

Official announcements

A new monarch is announced

The following photos have been copied from a photo collection, kindly loaned to us by Castle Point Council.

They show officials from Benfleet Urban District Council announcing to the local people, the Accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The Chairman delivers his speech outside the Council Office
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Caption for the framed photo
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Locals outside the council office
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The war memorial Benfleet
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Unknown location - looks like a cinema but does anyone know please?
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Letter from The Clerk of the Council
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Letter from the Home Office
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