Harpenden Coronation Quiz answers

1. Frank Salisbury, the celebrated artist who painted large ceremonial occasions, US presidents and Winston Churchill, amongst others. Plus, many stained-glass windows.

2. Queen visited Rothamsted in 1993, on its 150th anniversary and became patron

3. b) Grange Court Road. The Officer’s mess was further up the road at another house, no 17.

4. Royal Oak in Lower High St (now Wheatsheaf).

5. True, in 1987 she visited Spelthorne St Mary in Milton Road, a residence for alcoholic women.

6. a) and b) Visiting friends and shopping. Take-away hadn’t been invented then.

7. Princess Margaret planted an oak at the site of All Saints Church, Station Rd. It can’t be seen because it died.

8. There’s no record of Elizabeth 1 sleeping in Harpenden. Probably there was nowhere grand enough!

9. Prince Philip enjoyed the tractor ride. He may well have had a whisky as well but that’s not recorded.

10. Bennets in Leyton Road belongs to The Royal British Legion

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