Film ID:
YFA 3209

VISIT OF PRINCESS MARY, THE PRINCESS ROYAL

1949

Visitor Tabs

Description

This is a film which documents Princess Mary's visit to the Newland estate in 1949. At the end of the film, there is another woman who is briefly seen visiting the estate as well, however, she has not been identified.

Princess Mary arrives shaking hands of the leaders of the estate before posing for a photo with the children. Many of the homes are featured, and Princess Mary goes inside to tour one of the homes taking to the people who live in that particular house. After the tour and outside, the Princess is presented with a plaque. The Princess tours around the estate, and is also presented with a bouquet of flowers near the end of the tour. Girls and boys are lined up along the drive on both sides and wave as the Princess's car drives past.

There is a brief but similar meet and greet by the unidentified woman with some of the children, and others can be seen climbing the ropes on the playground at the estate.