Monday, July 22, 2024

Joyce brings us back to the coronation

IT HAS BEEN a busy few days, trying to document, film, photograph and write about nearly every diamond celebration in the borough.

While we were visiting Leatherland Lodge care home in South Ockendon, we asked if there was anyone who would like to recall the coronation in 1953.

We spoke to Joyce, who is a retired district nurse and remembers listening to events while she worked at Orsett hospital.


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