Princess Margaret Cutting First Sod 1957

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This photo is from Princess Magaret's visit to the Suburb in 1957 celebrating the Suburb's Golden Jubilee, and shows her cutting the first sod for Fellowship House.

Photograph, HGSAT33
Princess Margaret Cutting First Sod 1957
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The Hampstead Garden Suburb Archives Trust is a registered charity, known as Suburb Archives. It is responsible for ensuring that the archives of the suburb are properly cared for and are accessible to all.

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Photos marking some of the presitgious royal visits to the Suburb including Princess Magaret, Queen Mother and Queen Mary.

A collection of objects and photos related to the Golden Jubilee of the Suburb in 1957.
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A collection of photos and objects commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Suburb in 1957
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Photos show her meeting four year old Julie Page who is presenting her with a posy of pink moss roses and lily of the valley. 

This is as well as appearing in Central Square with crowds gathered and Suburb figures. 

This photo shows the building site of Fellowship House, built in Willifield Way to replace the Club House which was destroyed in 1940 during the Second World War. 

This ticket was for the reception where Princess Magaret's visit was taking place. Her's is one of a string of royalty who have graced the Suburb, she also cut the first sod for Fellowship House and visited the Wellgarth Road Nursery Training College.