January 20: On this day, the Prince of Wales acceded to the throne as King Edward VIII. He is pictured in a fashionable pin-striped suit and boater hat during a previous visit to Manchester.
The future king was visiting newly-built homes in Broadoak Road, Wythenshawe, along with the Mayor of Manchester Sir William Walker.
A spectator behind the policeman is capturing the moment on a Box Brownie camera.
Edward VIII abdicated in December 1936 to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson.