The late Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation was celebrated across the country 70 years ago and many Wiganers held street parties. Here are a few submitted photographs and pictures of Her Majesty when she visited Wigan, a year after the Coronation in 1953.
By Michelle Adamson
Published 29th Apr 2023, 12:30 BST
1954 - The years after her Coronation the new Queen visits Wigan to open the John McCindy Hall. Photo: submitted
These happy people are obviously expected a royal visitor. It's the new Queen Elizabeth who paid her first royal visit to the town just a year after her coronation. The photo was taken at the bottom of Market Street, Wigan. Photo: Submitted