Churchill receives freedom of the Royal Borough – 1949

This short Pathe news reel reports the awarding of the freedom of the Royal Borough to Winston Churchill, then Opposition leader, by the Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea J.H. (Joseph Harold) Huxley in 1949. For more information about Winston Churchill, see this Blue Plaque entry.

Video stills from the Newsreel

Kensington Pathe news - General's baton for Churchill Winston CHurchill accepts the Baton from the Mayor

Winston Churchill gives his speech The crowd applaudes

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