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Jubilee Celebration - 1897, Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee


Handwritten document with the following text:

Badsey and Aldington
Diamond Jubilee Celebration, June 22nd 1897

The Procession will start from the Old School at 12.45 headed by the Band.
All Parishioners are specially invited to join in this act of loyalty to the Queen and to wear some fitting emblem for the occasion.
Children should attend at 12.45 to have sashes fitted on.  These will be provided free.
Dinner will be served at 1 pm for all over 16 years of age.  No one can be admitted without a ticket.  Every person must come provided with knife, fork, plate and glass.
Sports commence at 2.30.  Intending competitors should give in their names to the Secretary, Mr Macdonald on Monday 21st or at the latest on Tuesday morning.
Tea will be provided at 4 o’clock for all under 16 years of age, and for those adults who have ticket.  Tickets must be shown upon entering the tent.  Jubilee mugs will be presented to all under 16 for use on the occasion and to be kept in commemoration of the event.
Prizes at the conclusion of the sports will be presented from the Bandstand.
Music in the evening for dancing.
Fireworks – a grand display will be given in the sports field at 9.30.  At 10 pm precisely, a large signal rocket will be sent up and the Church tower will be illuminated with coloured fire.
The inhabitants generally are invited to show their loyalty by decorating and illuminating their houses.
By order of the Committee
Julius Sladden, Chairman


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20cm x 32.2cm
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1 page of handwritten text in blue ink with 7 holes on the folds
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Discovered in a box of papers donated to Chipping Campden History Society and kindly passed on to the Badsey Society.

Donor or Creator of Records
Judith Ellis
Nature of Acquisition
Accession Date
August 2015
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