The Queen visits Horsham in March, 1978

The Royal motorcade in Albion Way, Horsham, in 1978
Photo credit: Sussex Express


In March, 1978 the Queen visited Horsham to officially open the new Queen Elizabeth 2nd Silver Jubilee School on Comptons Lane.

Banners and Pennants were erected along the route leading up to the school where the procession was lined with crowds and children waving flags.

Photo credit: West Sussex County Times
Photo by Steve Cobb

At the time, her Majesty was accompanied by Lavinia, Duchess of Norfolk, who was the first woman Lord Lieutenant of West Sussex from 1975.

Her Majesty, The Queen in Horsham, 1978
Photo credit: Alan French

Photo credit: West Sussex County Times.HM Queen opens QEII school, Horsham in 1978.
Photo by Steve Cobb

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