Accession and Coronation of King Edward VII

 

King Edward VII acceded to the throne on the death of Queen Victoria on 22 January 1901

He was due to be crowned on 26 June 1902, but this was postponed due to illness until 9 August 1902

 

This shows the Proclamation of King Edward VII at the Pepperpot in January 1901.

 

image: Godalming Museum, ref 539

 

 

This is an overall view of the festivities on Holloway Hill Recreation Ground to celebrate the Coronation of King Edward VII.

 

image: Godalming Museum, ref B011.77.2

 

 

Officials in front of one of the archways.

The arch was designed by George S Tanner.

 

Photograph: Godalming Museum, ref 560

 

 

Another arch on the Holloway Hill Recreation Ground.

 

Photograph: Godalming Museum, ref 559

 

 

 

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