The day the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh came to Cumbernauld!

Here is a second glimpse into the history of Cumbernauld which saw both The Queen and Prince Philip introduced to the concept of a Scottish new town – and more importantly, its people.

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visit Kildrum

Like that on this week’s front page, this has been kindly provided by journalist and author Mike Kernan who witnessed the scene as a child and even met Her Majesty the Queen in the process.

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The Duke of Edinburgh can be seen at less of a focal point in this second snap which provides a fascinating insight into the early life of Cumbernauld.

And we’d be willing to guess our readers are bound to recognis e some friends, family and neighbours in the frame!