Congregation visited 10 Downing Street in October 1985

Granthamians visit Number 10.
Granthamians visit Number 10.

A wonderful photograph this week courtesy of Michael Matsell of Redcliffe Road in Grantham.

Back in October 1985, then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher invited over 60 members of the congregation of the Methodist Church - now Christchurch - to 10 Downing Street.

The eagle-eyed among you will have spotted Lady Thatcher in the centre of the photograph, in the second row.

Those pictured include: Mr and Mrs Toyne, Mr Fielding, the Rev Joe Goodridge, Stan Thompson (who organised the trip), Doreen Palmer, Mrs Markham, Jane Heal, Mrs Nicholson, Mrs Wells, June Tuxworth, Francis Cochan, E. Isherwood, Isherwood, H. Morton, C. Roberts, Mrs Deamese, Mrs Melson, M. Thompson, S. Hood, N. Towers, D. Scott, Mrs Pulfrey, Mrs Starrard, Mrs Jones and Mr Alan.