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Llanidloes National School - Infants 11
Proclamation of King George V

  A new king
A special day for the children of the Infants School at Llanidloes in 1910 was recorded in the School Log Book. This refers to the official Proclamation of King George V on his accession to the throne in May 1910, read by the mayor of Llanidloes.

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Log Book


School log book entry 
  The above entry was written on 13th May 1910, and reads:
"On Wednesday 11th inst. the children assembled in front of the Town Hall in order to hear the Proclamation of King George V read, by the Mayor".
 Photograph by
kind permission of
Llanidloes Museum
Great Oak Street,11th May 1910The photograph shows the scene in Great Oak Street, Llanidloes on that day.
The official Proclamation was read by the Mayor of the town from the balcony of the Town Hall, seen on the left.
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