Remembering the day Princess Anne came to Hartlepool

The crowds turned out in force when Princess Anne came to town in 1970.

Thursday, 31st March 2016, 1:50 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st March 2016, 1:51 pm
Were you in the crowd of enthusiastic flag wavers on this day in 1970?

Were you there and what do you remember of the day?

One picture shows the princess chatting to ladies in the crowds. Who are the women, including the lady in the wheelchair, who shared a conversation?

Princes Anne gets a tour of the new shopping centre in Hartlepool.

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Union flags were waved by crowds of cheering children in another photograph. Were you one of the people standing outside the Grand Hotel on that day in May.

A third photo shows the princess sitting down to a meal inside the hotel. Were you there? And the fourth follows the princess as she pays a visit to the new shopping centre in Hartlepool.

Can you identify the people in the picture and were you one of them?

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The Princess pauses for a chat with a group of women.
The Grand Hotel in Hartlepool was the setting for this grand function.
Princes Anne gets a tour of the new shopping centre in Hartlepool.
The Princess pauses for a chat with a group of women.
The Grand Hotel in Hartlepool was the setting for this grand function.