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[Midlands News: 28.03.1957: Royal Visit to Staffordshire and Derbyshire]

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Date 1957
Duration 00:02:55
Film type Black & White / Silent
Production Professional
Genre Television News
Company ATV

Story number - 562. According to The Times the Queen was met at Sudbury by H. Wallace-Copland (Lieutenant for Staffordshire) and at Repton by Colonel Sir Ian Walker Okeover (Lieutentant for Derbyshire); Geoffrey Fisher, the Archbishop of Canterbury (Chairman of the Governors of Repton); and T.L. Thomas (headmaster).

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Summary Queen Elizabeth visits the estate of the Duchy of Lancaster at Hoar Cross near Sudbury, Tutbury Castle and Repton School.
Description We see the arrival, by car, of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at the Needwood Estate of the Duchy of Lancaster. They meet a group of men (probably estate staff) at Hoar Cross and later we see the Queen at Tutbury Castle accompanied by Charles Hill MP (Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster). The Royal party are next seen at Repton school in Derbyshire where the Queen inspects a line of soldiers, opens the Kindersley Gateway and plants a tree.
Credits No Credits Specified
Tags Educational Buildings, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Political Systems

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