Her Majesty The Queen, Elizabeth II

    Rest in peace Your Majesty. Our thoughts remain with the Royal family at this time

    Tributes to Her Majesty

    Condolence books

    The online book of condolence is available at the official website of the British Monarchy.

    Our local books closed at 5pm on Tuesday (20th) and will be placed in the county archives. Thank you to the venues:

    St Mary's Church
    St Mary's Place

    St Michael and St Wulfad's Church
    Church Street

    During the mourning period we have had events for the late Queen Elizabeth II and His Majesty, King Charles III:

    National Moment of Reflection

    When: 8pm on Sunday 18 September

    Where: At home, with friends and family, out on doorsteps or the street with neighbours

    People across Stafford Borough are invited to observe a one minute silence to mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and reflect on her life and legacy.  You can see more on this from the Government website.

    Memorial Service for Her Majesty, The Queen

    Where: St Mary's Church, Stafford

    When: 12.30pm on Sunday 18 September

    A memorial service to commemorate the life of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II attended by the Mayor of Stafford Borough. Books of condolence may be signed after the service. 

    Wreath Laying Ceremony

    Where: St Mary's Church, Stafford

    When: 10am on Saturday 10 September.

    Around 100 people attended this brief service and wreath laying ceremony at St Mary's Church, Stafford attended by the Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire, High Sheriff of Staffordshire and Deputy Mayor of Stafford Borough. More from our press release

    Local Proclamation

    Where: Market Square, Stafford

    When: 1pm on Sunday 11 September

    Hundreds of people lined the Market Square as the The High Sheriff of Staffordshire read the formal proclamation from the steps of the Shire Hall to proclaim the new monarch - King Charles lll. More from this release


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