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King George VI and Queen Elizabeth – Hebden Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 44.355 W 002° 00.528
30U E 565376 N 5954967
Quick Description: This avenue of trees was planted in 1937 in Calder Holmes Park to mark the coronation of King George VI and his consort Queen Elizabeth.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/8/2012 1:34:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMFWGZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
Views: 4

Long Description:
They have now matured into a large avenue of trees leading into the park from Station Road.

The text on the dedication plaque at the entrance to the park is ...
HEBDEN BRIDGE
URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL

THE TREES
IN THIS AVENUE
WERE PLANTED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE ABOVE
NAMED COUNCIL TO COMMEMORATE THE
CORONATION OF THEIR MAJESTIES
KING GEORGE VI
AND
QUEEN ELIZABETH
12TH MAY 1937

R. RAWSON J.P. (CHAIRMAN)     R. A . PARKER
P. BROADBENT     A.SUTCLIFFE J.P.
A. THORNTON J.P.     BESSY GREENWODD J.P.
J. W. COCKCROFT     R. WHITAKER
W. CRABTREE     J.W. WALTON
E. B. GIBSON     A.HOLT
MARTHA ASTIN     P. ALLEN
H. L. BOTTOMLEY M.I.M&O.E.     W. N. BROWN
ENGINEER & SURVEYOR

P. ASHWORTH ACTING CLERK OF THE COUNCIL
Location of the tree: Eastern entrance to Calder Holmes Park

Type of tree: Not listed

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