A Throwback To The Most Iconic Royal Family Christmas Pictures Over The Years

We’re throwing all the way back to 1943 as we take a stroll down memory lane of some of the most iconic royal family photos.

From the church service to the Queen’s annual Christmas message and the full family gatherings, the royals are all about their Christmas traditions.

Here, we take a look back at some of the most iconic royal family Christmas pictures from the last several decades up to 2019.

1943

(Photo by Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Getty Images)

Princess Elizabeth and her sister Princess Margaret put on a royal production of ‘Aladdin’ at Windsor Castle for Christmas. They are pictured here, side by side, in costume.

1969

(Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth inspect their Christmas tree during the filming of a TV special about life in the British royal family.

1987

(Photo by Terry Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)

Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth check out their Christmas tree during the filming of a TV special about life in the royal family.

1987

(Photo by Jayne Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)

Diana, Princess of Wales, stops to meet a few festive fans on a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital, a children’s hospital in London.

1988

(Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)

A young Prince William plays on a fire engine while wearing at the Sandringham Museum Of Royal Vehicles And Cars during the Christmas holidays.

1988

(Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth ll and fashion designer Zandra Rhodes admire the decorations on a Christmas tree in Buckingham Palace.

2006

(Photo by Pool/Anwar Hussein Collection/Getty Images)

Prince Charles greets Father Christmas with a little of the beard on a visit to the ‘Not Forgotten Association’ reception at St James’s Palace.

2012

(Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth gladly receives flowers from two, young well-wishers on Christmas Day on her way out of St Mary Magdalene Church.

2014

(Photo by Mark Stewart – Pool/Getty Images)

Kate Middleton helps wrap Christmas presents at the Northside Center for Child Development in New York City during a three-day trip to New York.

2016

(Photo by Alastair Grant – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince William focused on decorating a gingerbread house at a Christmas party for volunteers of the Mix youth service in London.

2017

(Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

The royal family (with Meghan Markle for the first time!) attends traditional Christmas Day church service at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham.

2019

(Photo by Steve Parsons – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

The Queen recorded her annual Christmas broadcast, accompanied by a festive tree and some sweet family photos.

Written By:
Tumisang Mosito

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