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Coronation Bonfire 1911

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Coronation Bonfire
Date 22nd June 1911
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
B022 & B254
Top: Bonfire to celebrate the Coronation of King George V, it was held in a field below the Peacock Inn, Yeadon.
Mrs Harrop, daughter of Edward Bolton was given the honour of lighting the bonfire at 10pm that evening.
The man to the left at the bottom of the ladder is George Herbert Teale, Chairman of Yeadon Council, the man to the right of the ladder wearing a straw boater (hat) is Thompson Marshall.
On the right is Noah Houlden who was surveyor for Yeadon.

Bottom: A bonfire to celebrate the Coronation of King George V


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