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Submitted via e-mail 24/03/2005'HRH Queen Elizabeth visit to Wakefield for Maundy Service.'By John Clifton'Group Deputy Chief Photographer

Submitted via e-mail 24/03/2005'HRH Queen Elizabeth visit to Wakefield for Maundy Service.'By John Clifton'Group Deputy Chief Photographer

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The Queen will become the longest reigning monarch in UK history on September 9.

She will have reigned for 63 years, seven months and three days, overtaking the previous record by her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria.

On February 6, 1952, Princess Elizabeth received news of her father’s death, meaning she was now Queen.

A year and four months later, on June 2, 1953, her Coronation took place at Westminster Abbey.

The 89-year-old will hold a family meal at her Aberdeenshire home to mark the momentous occasion, palace sources have revealed.

To mark the occasion, we are asking readers to share their royal memories and photographs.

Perhaps you have met the Queen or members of the royal family, or maybe you remember Her Majesty visiting West Yorkshire during her reign? We want to hear from you.

Email laura.drysdale@jpress.co.uk or call us on 01924 433013.