Queen Elizabeth touring Lancashire: Rochdale Town Hall and several Cotton Mills in Blackburn and Oldham
Rochdale, near Manchester, England
THE QUEEN VISITS COTTON MILLS IN ROCHDALE.
S.C.U. Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) waving to crowd from balcony of Rochdale Town Hall. Back view of. M.S. Pan of queen's car arriving at entrance to Town Hall. M.S. Queen moving amongst Rochdale housewives. L.S. Elevated Royal car leaving Rochdale Town Hall. M.S. Queen meeting Mayor, Councilor F.W. Greenwood and other officials. M.S. Queen going to balcony with Mayor. L.S. Elevated shot of royal cars travelling through rain soaked streets. L.S. Royal standard flying from Rochdale Town Hall. M.S. Queen waving from balcony. L.S. Elevated, Royal cars leaving town hall. M.S. royal procession of cars along street. L.S. elevated shot of ditto. S.C.U. rain drenched onlookers with umbrellas. M.S. Queen arriving at cotton mill (Haston Lee Mill, Blackburn). M.S. Queen in a children's nursery. M.S. Queen in spinning room chatting to apron wearing middle-aged women workers. L.S. Rochdale town hall. M.S. Full screen of Rochdale town hall. M.S. Queen in cotton mill. M.S. rain soaked spectators. S.C.U. ditto. L.S. Elevated shot of the royal car moving through crowd- lined streets. M.S. Queen walking in grounds of the mill. L.S. royal car leaving Rochdale town hall. M.S. Rain soaked spectators and umbrellas. M.S. Royal standard flying over Rochdale town hall. L.S. Rochdale town hall. S.C.U. Queen waving from balcony, pan from balcony down to crowds. S.C.U. wet spectators. L.S. Elevated shot royal car passing through rain drenched streets. M.S. spectators.
Visiting various Lancashire Cotton Mills: M.S. Queen entering a room in mill. M.S. waving mill women. M.S. Queen talking to mill girls at Texas Mill. S.C.U. children in Mill nursery (Coldhurst Hall Mills, Oldham) on rocking horse. M.S. Queen watching children. M.S. Queen walking in mill grounds with umbrella.
Cataloguers: See documentation and Newspaper cuttings for further details.