IN PICTURES: When royalty visited the people of Wakefield

Children lined the streets to welcome the Queen in 1982.
Children lined the streets to welcome the Queen in 1982.

The Wakefield district has had its fair share of royal visits over the years from the top of the monarchy with the Queen and Prince Phillip to Princess Anne and the Duke of Kent.

Here we take a look back through the years when the people of Wakefield met with royalty.

Click the link above and take a look through a selection of pictures.