Visit to Halifax by King George V [1912]

During their tour of the West Riding, King George V and Queen Mary visited Brighouse on 10th July 1912 This was the first visit by a reigning monarch.

The day was declared a holiday.

The couple travelled from Cleckheaton by car, passing down Clifton Common, along King Street, and on to Brighouse Railway Station where they boarded the Royal Train.

On the following day, 11th July 1912 they went to Halifax where they visited Savile Park and touring Crossley's Carpets works at Dean Clough

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