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Photos by Tom Carpenter
Her Majesty The Queen's Visit - 1985
to the Northamptonshire Estates of the Duchy of Lancaster

Clive & The Queen
On May 3rd 1985 Her Majesty The Queen paid a visit to her Duchy of Lancaster Estates in Northamptonshire.


As chairman of East Northants District Council, it was the privilege of Clive Wood to greet her at Higham Ferrers.

District Chairman Clive Wood looking pensive, with the Queen

The crowds greet The Queen
The crowds greet the Queen and Prince Phillip at Higham Ferrers
Clive Wood and his mother with the mayor of Higham Ferrers Mrs Wood with the lace given to Her Majesty
Clive Wood, Chairman of East Northantamptonshire District Council, and his mother,
Joan, with the Mayor of Higham Ferrers, Barry Sauntson and his wife Anna.
Mrs Joan Wood with the lace presented
to the Queen

The luncheon menu the food and wine Music was played by Youth Brass Band
The Luncheon Menu

Luncheon was at Strixton, and the Northamptonshire County Youth Brass Band played music to entertain the party.

Clive with the Queen
Prince Philip and Mrs Wood
Clive with the Queen as she waves to people watching from the windows and his mother with Prince Philip

Mrs Wood's tapestry
Afterwards, Mrs Wood worked this tapestry
to commemorate the visit


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