Category Archives: Kensington Gardens

Good Friday CND March 1959

Crowds gather at the Albert Memorial beside the Albert Hall before beginning a long march to the Aldermaston in protest against the Atomic Weapons Establishment.
There were a series of marches from the mid 1950’s to mid 1960’s.







Launching a model boat in Kensington Gardens

Mr. Montagu Cleeve of Eldon Road, Kensington launches his boat “Solaire” on the Round Pond, Kensington Gardens after 30 years work in May 1959.

The boat is a model of the 999 ton ship of the Royal Yacht Squadron in the 1920’s.

The Round Pond in Kensington Gardens is home of the oldest model yacht club in the country, the Model Yacht Sailing Association.

(These notes were found on rear of a negative sheet found in another box). The link to the obituary may be to an incorrect but identically named individual.