Victorian Commemorative Medal

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Victorian Commemorative Medal

The medal was given to the great-grandmother of Howard Hornsey in 1854. It was presented to all schoolchildren in Hull to commemorate the visit of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The royal couple opened the newly-built Victoria Docks in the city centre.

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Hull

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14th October 1854

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