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Silver Jubilee Events in Wolverhampton

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Silver Jubilee Events in Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton celebrates the Silver Jubilee of King George V and Queen Mary in 1935 with parades, bunting and a lavish pageant in front of an appreciative audience at Molineux.

Amateur film 1935 16 mins

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The 1935 Silver Jubilee was celebrated up and down the country. Here we see Wolverhampton's contribution, shot by an unidentified film-maker. Events include a civic parade ascending the steps to St Peter's Church (with crowds standing in front of the now long-gone Wholesale Market) and a costumed pageant in the football ground that attracted a large crowd as well as buildings and streets decorated in honour of the royal event.