Advertiser archives: when Margaret Thatcher visited Rugby

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While America was celebrating Independence Day on July 4, 1980, Rugby was welcoming Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to town.

Margaret Thatcher, died yesterday (Monday) aged 87, in a suite in the Ritz in London where she had been living.

Rugby welcomed Baroness Thatcher to town on July 4, 1980. Hundreds gathered to meet the Prime Minister during a walkabout of the town centre.

Do you remember Margaret Thatcher’s visit to Rugby? Do you have any pictures of her visit?

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