Upton Doctors

Two Upton Doctors

Willow Bank in School Lane was a “doctor’s house” from 1873, (Buryfield was another). A succession of Upton doctors lived and had their surgeries there. The last two are featured in displays in the Museum: Dr Ballinger in that about the Second World War and Dr Astley Cooper with some

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The Queens Beasts

The Queen’s Beasts

The Queen’s Beasts At the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, ten heraldic beasts, each six feet tall, stood guard at the temporary western entrance to Westminster Abbey.  The Queen’s Beasts were sculpted by James Woodford RA for the coronation ceremony in 1953. The heraldic creatures symbolised the various strands

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