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Visit of Lord Roberts to Lancaster, 29th July 1904

Field Marshal Lord Roberts VC visited Lancaster on 29th July 1904.  His tour of the town included the Regimental Chapel where he officially unveiled the Memorial Brass to the fallen of the Regiment in the South African War 1899-1902 and a stained glass memorial window to Lieutenant Colonel Gawne, killed at Vryheid in December 1900.


Soldiers of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment on parade awaiting the arrival of Lord Roberts, 29th July 1904.
Accession Number: KO2590/071


Visit of Lord Roberts to Lancaster, 29th July 1904.
Accession Number: LM96.45/132


Arrival of Lord Roberts at Lancaster Town Hall, Market Square.
Accession Number: KO0013/45


Arrival of the High Sheriff.
Accession Number: KO0013/44


Lord Roberts inspecting the Guard of Honour provided by the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Accession Number: KO0013/46


Lord Roberts inspecting the soldiers of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, Market Square, Lancaster.
On the rear of the card: "This is really too good to send through the post.  The people you see in the fore ground to the left are Lord Roberts with General Cameron, and behind them Colonel Fitz Hibbert-Herbert and again behind him General Borrett; and the other two officers standing between Lord Roberts and Colonel Fitz H. are Colonel Murray and Captain Parker.  This is taken in front of Lancaster Town Hall, when Lord R. inspected the guard of honour."

Accession Number: LM96.45/806 (Lancaster City Museum Collections)


Lord Roberts inspecting the soldiers of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, Market Square, Lancaster.
Accession Number: KO0659/10b


Lord Roberts leaving the Town Hall.
Accession Number: KO0013/43


Market Square, Lancaster.
Accession Number: KO1003/29


Lord Roberts arriving at Lancaster Castle.
Accession Number: KO0013/47, KO1507/52 and KO2590/069


Lord Roberts leaving Lancaster Priory Church.
Accession Number: KO0387/10


The Storey Institute set for lunch for Lord Roberts, 29th July 1904. 
Note the portrait on the far wall of Sir Thomas Storey.
Accession Number: KO0659/10a


Portrait of Sir Thomas Storey which is now in the collections of Lancaster City Museum.  Sir Thomas was a Lancaster industrialist and philanthropist; founder of the Storey Institute. 
Accession Number: KO0659/10aa


Lord Roberts leaving the Storey Institute.
Accession Number: KO0013/42

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