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Market Streety 1901-2

Banner in Market Street, Newton Abbot, 1901/2
Banner at the "Drum Clock" end of Market Street. There were major events in 1901/2 - hence the banners. 1) Queen Victoria died on 22nd January 1901. 2) The Boer War ended on 31st May 1902. 3) Passmore Edwards laid the Foundation Stone of the Library in June 1902. 4) The Coronation was scheduled for 26th June, but an operation on the King for appendicitis took place on the 24th. King Edward VII was crowned on 9th August 1902.
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