The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at the Yorkshire Museum

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at the Yorkshire Museum

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at the Yorkshire Museum

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The royal party inside the Yorkshire Museum

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are shown around a costume exhibition, at the Yorkshire Museum, by project coordinator Aisha Ali-Sutcliffe.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen views statues inside the Yorkshire Museum

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen inside the Yorkshire Museum

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen inside the Yorkshire Museum

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at the Yorkshire Museum

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at the Mansion House

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen leaving the Mansion House.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

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The Queen's visit to York

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The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Christine Leek

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The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Christine Leek

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The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Christine Leek

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen meets the crowds outside the Mansion House

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Christine Leek

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Beatrice leaving the Mansion House.

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The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Christine Leek

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at the Mansion House

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen leaves the Mansion House

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen leaves the Mansion House

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The Queen's visit to York

Crowds in St Helen's Square

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds in St Helen's Square

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Cardboard cut-out of The Queen in St Helen's Square

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds at St Helen's Square

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The Queen's visit to York

Sword Bearer Colin Grainger wears the old Cap of Maintenance at the Mansion House

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen looks on as Lord Mayor Coun David Horton places the Cap of Maintenance on the head of sword bearer Colin Grainger in the Mansion House.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen takes the Cap of Maintenance from Richard Pollitt as (right) Prince Philip looks on and sword bearer Colin Grainger kneels at the Mansion House.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen during the Cap of Maintenance ceremony. Picture: Les Gibbon

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The Queen's visit to York

Princess Beatrice, Prince Philip, Lord Mayor Coun David Horton and The Queen during the signing of the book at the Mansion House.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen signs the book as the Lord Mayor Coun David Horton looks on at the Mansion House

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen takes the pen from the Lord Mayor Coun David Horton before signing the book at the Mansion House

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The Queen's visit to York

The Duke of Edinburgh, The Queen and Lord Mayor of York. Picture: Les Gibbon

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen is greeted at the Mansion House

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen arrives at the Mansion House and is welcomed by Lord Mayor Coun David Horton

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The royal party in St Helen's Square

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The Queen's visit to York

The Army prepares the Civic Luncheon at the Mansion House. Picture: Les Gibbon

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The Queen's visit to York

The Army prepares the Civic Luncheon at the Mansion House. Picture: Les Gibbon

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The Queen's visit to York

Toast Master Keith Wood with the box of chocolates presented to the Queen at the Mansion House lunch

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds at Lendal.

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The Queen's visit to York

Waiting for a glimpse of The Queen outside the Mansion House

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds outside the Mansion House

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The Queen's visit to York

Crowds outside York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds outside York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The royal party outside York Minster

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On the steps of York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

On the steps of York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Beatrice at York Minster for the Maundy service.

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The Queen's visit to York

On the steps of York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen with the Archbishop of York

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen outside York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen outside York Minster with the Archbishop and Dean of York

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The Queen's visit to York

On the steps of York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen outside York Minster

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The Queen at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The royal party at York Minster

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The Queen distributes Maundy money at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen distributes Maundy money at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

Bags of Maundy money that were distributed by The Queen at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen distributes Maundy money at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and Princes Beatrice at York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Archbishop of York at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen is greeted by the Archbishop of York

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The Archbishop of York welcomes the Queen to York Minster.

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The Queen arrives at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh with Princess Beatrice meet the Dean and Archbishop of York.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen outside York Minster

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The Queen arrives at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen arrives at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The royal party arrives at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The royal party arrives at York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The royal party arrives at York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The royal party on their way to York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen in Micklegate. Picture: Jo Hollins

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Beatrice at York Minster for the Maundy service.

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The Queen's visit to York

Micklegate. Picture: Jo Hollins

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The Queen's visit to York

Police outside the Mansion House

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The Queen's visit to York

Crowds outside York Minster await the Queen

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Ella Jones (centre) was one of the lucky girls chosen from the crowd outside the Yorkshire Museum to line up and present her bouquet to the Queen

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Eva Rhodes, aged 4, and her mum, Jenny were among the first to arrive outside York Minster.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds outside York Minster await the Queen

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds outside York Minster await the Queen

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds outside York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Sharmini Thomas, an Indian cookery teacher, sewed spice bags whilst waiting from early in the morning for The Queen to pass by York Minster.

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The Queen's visit to York

Crowds outside York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds outside York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds wait to see the Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Beatrice at York Minster for the Maundy service.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds outside York Minster

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds wait to see the Queen outside York Minster.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Getting ready to receive The Queen outside York Minster

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The Queen's visit to York

Robyn, Lily and Ella with grandad in background. Picture: Lesley Sawdon

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The Queen's visit to York

Ernest Sawdon was on duty today in York Minster. Picture: Lesley Sawdon

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The Queen's visit to York

Crowds wait to see The Queen. Picture: Andy Simpson

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Maundy money recipient, Mrs Beryl Cross, at The Grange Hotel

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The Queen's visit to York

Crowds wait to see The Queen. Picture: Andy Simpson

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The Queen's visit to York

The Royal Standard above York Minster. Picture: Andy Simpson

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The Queen leaves Micklegate

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen leaves Micklegate

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen leaves Micklegate

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Princess Beatrice receives a posy as she arrives at Micklegate Bar.

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The Queen and Princess Beatrice meets the crowds at Micklegate

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen and Princess Beatrice meets the crowds at Micklegate

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen meets the crowds outside the Mansion House

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen and the Lord Mayor of York at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen arrives at Micklegate Bar and touches the historic Sigismund sword.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen arrives at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen is greeted by the Lord Mayor of York at Micklegate Bar.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen is greeted at Micklegate

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen arrives at Micklegate Bar.

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The Queen at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen and Princess Beatrice at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

Princess Beatrice

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen arrives at Micklegate Bar.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at Micklegate Bar

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at Micklegate Bar

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen arrives at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen arrives at Micklegate Bar.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen arrives at Micklegate Bar and enters the city with Prince Philip and Lord Crathorne

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at Micklegate Bar. Picture: Laure Sirvin

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at Micklegate Bar. Picture: Laure Sirvin

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The Queen's visit to York

Princess Beatrice. Picture: Laure Sirvin

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

The Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Beatrice

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Picture: Eduardo Echarri

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The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Eduardo Echarri

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The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Eduardo Echarri

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The Queen's visit to York

Princess Beatrice arrives at Micklegate Bar.

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Princess Beatrice arriving at York Station

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The Queen arrives at Micklegate Bar.

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The Queen's visit to York

The civic party await the Queen's arrival at Micklegate Bar.

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The Queen's visit to York

Youngsters wait to present flowers to the Queen at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

Supporters from Hull

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The Queen's visit to York

Vicky Cumberland of Escrick who was the first to arrive at Micklegate Bar for the Queen's visit.

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The Queen's visit to York

Crowds at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

Crowds at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

Not a Royal corgi but one belonging to a member of the Sealed Knot at Micklegate Bar

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

The crowds photograph The Queen at Micklegate Bar

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The Queen's visit to York

Youngsters watch the Queen from a window at Micklegate Bar

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await the arrival of the Queen at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Children who presented posies to the Queen on her arrival at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await the arrival of the Queen at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await the arrival of the Queen at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await the arrival of the Queen at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await the arrival of the Queen at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await the arrival of the Queen at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await the arrival of the Queen at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await the arrival of the Queen at Micklegate Bar.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Eduardo Echarri

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The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Patrick King

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The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Patrick King

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The Queen's visit to York

Waiting for The Queen. Picture: Eduardo Echarri.

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Patrick King

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The Queen's visit to York

The scene at Micklegate

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Picture: Kate Day

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen in York. Reader's picture.

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Queen on Rougier Street. Readers' picture.

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Princess Beatrice arrives at York Station.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen on her arrival at York Station

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The Queen's visit to York

The Duke of Edinburgh arrives at York Station.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Queen arrives at York Station.

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The Queen's visit to York

The Lord Lieutenant Lord Crathorne greets the The Queen on her arrival at York Station

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Crowds await for The Queen's arrival at York Station

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await for The Queen's arrival at York Station

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await for The Queen's arrival at York Station

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

Crowds await for The Queen's arrival at York Station

1.00am Thursday 1st January 1970

The Queen's visit to York

June Geddes of Harrogate, right, and Jude Wildwood, left, who arrived early outside the Minster with flowers for The Queen and a Mental Health Service Users jolly bag, including an invitation to a Mad Hatter's Tea Party.

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Unique picture of Queen Mother & George VI outside Mansion House & Burgins Perfumery in 1937

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Great room with a view

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The Queen's visit to York

Traffic held up on Blossom Street. Didn't they realise?

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Scene at Micklegate. Picture City of York council

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Vicky Cumberland, with her grand daughter Evie.

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Crowds at Micklegate

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Micklegate before The Queen arrived. Picture: Carl Wilson

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Patricia May and her granddaughter, Olivia Ramsden, nine

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Megan Beard, seven, from Stamford Bridge, told our reporter Kate: "I am here with my grandparents. I've never seen the Queen before and I really want to see her. I also want to see Princess Beatrice."

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Family from Sandringham on holiday on York ready to see Queen.

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Gran Enid brings grandson Toby from Kent to see The Queen

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The Queen's visit to York

Get your flags; wigs and hats here at Fancy Dance Shop on Micklegate - been open since 7

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Punch Bowl pub selling cakes in aid of kids cancer charity.

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Niki Thomson with son Oliver and friend Abigail get top pitch ready

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Staff at fancy dance shop, Micklegate

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Historical reenactment of Civil War taking place just yards from Queen's arrival

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Crowds lining barricades already excitedly awaiting Her Majesty

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Bunting in Micklegate

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