Melrose Festival 1948

This Year's Festival

Ian Munro, George Frater and Arthur Brown
Ian Munro, George Frater and Arthur Brown

George Frater Installed as Melrosian for 1948

In 1948, the Melrosian was George Frater. His Right Hand Men were Ian Munro and Arthur Brown.


Margaret Hope Crowned Festival Queen

[Crowning of the 1948 Festival Queen]
Margaret Hope is crowned Festival Queen

Margaret Hope, the 1948 Festival Queen was crowned by Mrs. R Douglas in the Historic Melrose Abbey.


[1948 Festival Queen and Court]
1948 Festival Queen and her Court

Queen Margaret leads the triumphal Festival procession.


June 11 1998