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King George V Coronation 1911

George V Coronation 1911

To celebrate the coronation of King George V in 1911 an ox was roasted in the Market Place. Left to right (carvers & cooks): Supt. Maunders; Bob Hughes; Doe Parker, the vet; Bert Pullen; Mr Haynes; Edward Heavens; George Heavens; Tommy (Tinker) Anns.


Reference:

  1. The Changing Faces of Faringdon and Surrounding Villages – Book 1 p49. By Rosemary Church, Jim Brown, Millie Bryan and Beryl Newman. Robert Boyd Publications 1999 – now out of print.

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