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PDF Download of "Royal Celebrations" Booklet Downloads

- "Royal Celebrations" Book (9Mb file)

- "Royal Celebrations" Book (2.5Mb file)


- Programme of Festivities in connection with Coronation Day, Wednesday, 12th May, 1937 at "Newlands".
PDF Download


- The Chequered history of the Jubilee Commemoration Pump on Greenstreet Hill (1897 to 1898) - PDF

- Coronation Handmade Order of Service - 2 June 1953 (from Rev Gordon Sherwood’s affects) -
PDF

- Lynsted "Royal" Fete Programme (2002) - PDF


Parish Council Documents (PDFs)

1937 Coronation Invoices
-- Batch 1 Children's Tea Bills
-- Batch 2 Public Tea Bills
-- Batch 3 Old Age Pensioners Florin Payments and Misc loose items
-- Batch 4 Sports and Bran-tub
-- Batch 5 Public Teas

1937 Fund raising
-- Collection Book 1
-- Collection Book 2
-- Collection Book 3
-- Collection Book 4

-- Misc Reports and Award records (1937)

Jubilee & Coronation Committee Minutes

-- Book 1 - 4th April 1935 to 29th April 1937
-- Book 2 - 29th April 1937 to 3rd June 1937

-- Coronation Public Liability Insurance (1937)

-- Souvenir Programme Annotated (May 1937)

-- Sports Committee Minutes (1937)

"Royal Celebrations" - Coronation Day Souvenir Programme, 12th May 1937

From this page you can explore the full text of the Coronation Programme below, or download a PDF copy (1.3Mb).

Price—TWOPENCE.

FrontispieceTEYNHAM, LYNSTED, NORTON, and BUCKLAND, CORONATION COMMITTEE.
1937 Coronation
PROGRAMME OF FESTIVITIES
IN CONNECTION WITH
CORONATION DAY
WEDNESDAY, 12th MAY, 1937
AT
“NEWLANDS,”
(by kind permission of J.D. Maxted, J.P.).

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Chairman - F. W. DALTON,
Hon. Treasurer - J. D. MAXTED. Esq.. J.P.
Hon. Assistant Treasurer - S. R. DIXON. Esq.
Hon. Secretary - P. SYKES Esq.
Hon. Sports Secretary and Hon. Assistant Secretary -
A. L. RENDALL. Esq.
Hon. Carnival Secretary – A. J. EDWARDS. Esq.


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OFFICIAL EVENTS.

SUNDAY, MAY 9th -

OPEN AIR SERVICE at “Beaugill,” at 3 p.m. (By kind permission of Dr. P. G. Selby. O.B.E.).
Official Bodies to Parade at “The Fox.” London Road, at 2.15 p.m. Procession to be led by the Band of the Salvation Army.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12th (CORONATION DAY)

CHURCH SERVICES—

TEYNHAM—
8. 0 a.m. - HOLY COMMUNION, PARISH CHURCH.
8. 0 a.m. - HOLY COMMUNION, ST. ANDREW’S.
9.30 a.m. - OFFICIAL CORONATION PREPARATION SERVICE PARISH CHURCH

LYNSTED—
8. 0 a.m. – HOLY COMMUNION.
10. 0 a.m. - HOLY COMMUNION.
11. 0 a.m. - BROADCAST SERVICE from Westminster Abbey.

NORTON -
9. 0 a.m. – HOLY COMMUNION.
12.30 p.m. - CHILDREN’S SERVICE

11.45-12.15 p.m. - FORMATION OF PARADE.

DECORATED MOTOR CARS, MOTOR CYCLES and VEHICLE CLASSES to form up between Messrs. Ferrell & Baker’s Garage and Claxfield.
DECORATED BICYCLES and PEDESTRIAN CLASSES to form up between Messrs. O & T’s Garage and Messrs. Ferrell & Baker’s Garage.
FRIENDLY SOClETIES, OFFICIAL BODIES and ADULTS to form up between Messrs. O & T.’s Garage and Frognal Lane.
LYNSTED SCHOOL CHILDREN to form up in Lynsted Lane.
TEYNHAM SCHOOL CHILDREN to form up in Station Road.
All Entries for Decorated Classes must be in their position by 12 noon ready to move off.


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DECORATED CLASSES.

Class 1 - BEST DECORATED BICYCLE or TRICYCLE --
Boys up to 15 years - 1st 7/6, 2nd 5/0, 3rd 2/6.
Class 2 - BEST DECORATED BICYCLE or TRICYCLE -
Girls up to 15 years.—1st 7/6. 2nd 5/0, 3rd 2/6.
Class 3 - BEST DECORATED BICYCLE - Ladies -
1st 7/6. 2nd 5/0, 3rd 2/6.
Class 4 - BEST DECORATE BICYCLE - Gentlemen -
1st 7/6, 2nd 5/0, 3rd 2/6.
Class 5 - BEST DECORATED MOTOR CYCLE -
1st 7/6, 2nd 5/0, 3rd 2/6.
Class 6 - BEST DECORATED MOTOR CAR, -
1st 10/0, 2nd 6/0, 3rd 4/0.
Class 7 – BEST DECORATED VEHICLE (Lorry or Van). -
1st 10/0, 2nd 6/0, 3rd 4/0.
Class 8 - PEDESTRIANS - Ladies’ Most Original Coronation Costume. - 1st 6/0, 2nd 4/0, 3rd 2/6.
Class 9 - PEDESTRIANS - Gentlemen’s Most Original Coronation Costume. 1st 6/0, 2nd 4/0, 3rd 2/6.
Class 10 - BEST DECORATED PRAM - 1st 7/6, 2nd 5/0, 3rd 2/6.

Two Prizes awarded if Four Entries in each Class.
Three Prizes awarded if Six or more Entries in each Class

All Entries in Classes 1 to 10 to be sent to Mr. A. J. EDWARDS, 3, Orchard View, Teynham, by 6th May, 1937, setting out Name, Address, and No. of Class.

Class 11 - BEST DECORATED HOUSE IN THE PARISHES OF TEYNHAM, LYNSTED. NORTON, AND BUCKLAND -
1st 10/0. 2nd 5/0. 3rd 2/6.
Judging in this Class will take place on Morning of Coronation Day, from 9 a.m. onwards.
All Entries in this Class to be forwarded to Mr. A. L. RENDALL, The Orchard House, Lynsted, by 6th May, 1937.
12.25 pm.—-PARADE TO “NEWLANDS,” commencing at “The Fox,” led by the Band of the SALVATION ARMY.
1.15 p.m. - "THE KING,” led by the Band of the SALVATION ARMY.


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1.40 p.m. - And onwards.

— CHILDREN’S RACES. —

Event 1 - 60 YARDS FLAT. BOYS, 5-7 years.
Event 2 - 60 YARDS FLAT, GIRLS, 5-7 years.
Event 3 - 75 YARDS FLAT. BOYS, 8-10 years.
Event 4 - 75 YARDS FLAT. GIRLS, 8-10 years.
Event 5 - 100 YARDS FLAT. BOYS, 11-12 years.
Event 6 - 100 YARDS FLAT. GIRLS, 11-12 years.
Event 7 - 100 YARDS FLAT. BOYS, 13-15 years.
Event 8 - 400 YARDS FLAT, GIRLS, 13-15 years.
Event 9 - 440 YARDS FLAT, BOYS OPEN, up to 15 years.
Event 10 - 50 YARDS EGG AND SPOON, GIRLS, 6-8 years.
Event 11 - 50 YARDS EGG AND SPOON, BOYS. 6-8 years.
Event 12 - 60 YARDS SACK RACE, BOYS, 9-11 years.
Event 13 - 60 YARDS SACK RACE, GIRLS. 9-11 years.
Event 14 - 220 YARDS FLAT, BOYS, 12-15 years.
Event 15 - 25 YARDS FLOWER POT RACE GIRLS. 12-15 years.
Event 16 - 100 YARDS THREE-LEGGED RACE. GIRLS, 11-13 years.
Event 17 - 50 YARDS FLAT, BOYS AND GIRLS, 5 years only.
Event 18 - THROWING THE CRICKET BALL. BOYS, OPEN, 15 years. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 18 will be held in adjoining field at 1.40 p.m.
THREE PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED IN FINALS OF EACH EVENT.
Event 19 - FINAL OF EVENT 1. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 20 - FINAL OF EVENT 2. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 21 - FINAL OF EVENT 3. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 22 - FINAL OF EVENT 4. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 23 - FINAL OF EVENT 5. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 24 - FINAL OF EVENT 6. 1st 2nd 3rd


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Event 25 - FINAL OF EVENT 7. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 26 - FINAL OF EVENT 8. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 27 - FINAL OF EVENT 14. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 28 - FINAL OF EVENT 17. 1st 2nd 3rd

All Entries for Children’s Events to be handed to the Head Teachers of their Schools by May 6th. Children not attending Elementary Schools, but living in the District, to hand their Entries to the Head Teacher nearest their home.

3.40 p.m. - PARADE ROUND SPORTS RING BY DECORATED BICYCLES.
4. 0 p.m. - CHILDREN’S TEAS.
5. 0 p.m. - CONTINUATION OF RACES.

Event 29 - FINAL OF EVENT 10. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 30 - FINAL OF EVENT 11. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 31 - FINAL OF EVENT 12. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 32 - FINAL OF EVENT 13. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 33 - FINAL OF EVENT 15. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 34 - FINAL OF EVENT 16. 1st 2nd 3rd
5.20 p.m. - ADULT RACES.
Event 35 - SLOW BICYCLE RACE, GENTLEMEN, OPEN. 1st 7/6. 2nd. 5/0, 3rd 2/6. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 36 - 100 YARDS FLAT, LADIES, OPEN. 1st 7/6, 2nd 5/0, 3rd 2/6. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 37 - 1 MILE FLAT. GENTLEMEN, OPEN. 1st £1. 2nd 15/0, 3rd 10/0. 1st 2nd 3rd


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Event 38 - 100 YARDS THREE-LEGGED. LADIES, OPEN - 1st 10/0, 2nd 6/0, 3rd 4/0. (These prizes will be divided.) 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 39 - 50 YARDS PRAM RACE. LADIES, OPEN. - 1st 7/6, 2nd 5/0, 3rd 2/6. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 40 - BLINDFOLD RACE, OPEN. (Gentlemen to be blindfolded, Ladies to drive with reins). 1st 10/0, 2nd 6/0, 3rd 4/0. (These prizes will be divided.) 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 41 - COMMITTEE RACE, GENTLEMEN. 1st 2nd 3rd
Event 42—COMMITTEE RACE, LADIES. 1st 2nd 3rd

- NO ENTRY FEE.
Three Prizes only awarded providing there are more than Eight Entries in each Event.
Entries for Adults Events will be accepted up to 5pm on Field. Names to be handed to Mr. J. G. GEORGE.
All Races, Children or Adults, will be Handicapped. The Committee’s decision to be final.

6.15 p.m. - TUG-OF-WAR Winning team £1, Second team 12/0.
Teams of 8. One coach allowed. To pull in Flat or Plain Soled Boots or Shoes. Nailed Boots not allowed.
Entries for this Event to be sent to Sports Secretary by May 6th, 1937. No Entry Fee. 1st 2nd
7.15 p.m. - Approximately

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PRESENTATION OF PRIZES by MRS. SELBY. M.B.E.


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- JUDGES. -

DECORATED EVENTS (Children). - Dr. P. G. Selby, Mrs. A. Filcher, Mrs. K. Gambrell.
DECORATED EVENTS (Adults) - Commander and Mrs. Crick, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. French, Mr. and Mrs. P. Oyler.
DECORATED HOUSES - Mr. and Mrs. Pepper, Miss Harris.
SPORTS EVENTS. Messrs. S. R. Dixon, A. Filcher, D. Moore, H. W. Carpenter, W. L. Ray, C. P. French, R. R. Dixon, F. M. Thomas, W. S. Thomas.
STARTERS. - Mr. W. Ledger and Miss H. Ledger.
MARSHAL OF PARADE. - Mr. F. Datson.
CLERKS OF COURSE - Messrs. D. G. Evans and K. Gambell. Mrs. A. L. Rendall and Mrs. K.
Gambrell.

- SIDESHOWS. -

COKERNUTS. Messrs. T. Dalton, 31. Dalton. and A. Boorman.
BOWLING FOR PIG. LADIES. - Messrs. A. Lewis and F. Hewitt.
BOWLING FOR PIG. GENTLEMEN. - Messrs. G Boots and F. Brice.
KICKING FOOTBALL. - Messrs. Davis and Gulvin.
TREASURE HUNT. -
DARTS. - Mr. R. Nye.
BRAN TUB. - Mrs. A. Pilcher and Miss Sherwood.
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PUBLIC TEAS, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Moderate Prices.
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ICES, SWEETS, etc., STALL. LICENSED BUFFET.
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SELECTIONS OF MUSIC will be played on the Field during the Afternoon and Evening by time Band of THE SALVATION ARMY.


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9. 0 p.m. to 2. 0 a.m.—

GRAND FANCY DRESS CARNIVAL DANCE

In Y.M.C.A. HUT, TEYNHAM.
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OMEGA DANCE BAND.
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CORONATION NOVELTIES.
GOOD PRIZES IN FOLLOWING CLASSES:-

Class 1 - LADIES - MOST PICTURESQUE COSTUME.
Class 2 - LADIES - MOST ORIGINAL COSTUME.
Class 3 - GENTLEMEN - MOST PICTURESQUE COSTUME.
Class 4 - GENTLEMEN - MOST ORIGINAL COSTUME.
Two Prizes in each Class subject to more than Six Entries in each Class.
All Entries to be handed to Miss B. M. KEMP. in the Hut, by 10 p.m. Each Entrant will be handed a Numbered Card, which must be worn on front of Costume.
10.30 p.m. - FANCY DRESS PARADE.

Many Other Prizes. Refreshments.
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ADMISSION - ONE SHILLING.
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“GOD SAVE THE KING.”

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THE BEST JUDGES USE “BRYLCREAM.”
Obtainable from:- S. C. WOOD, HAIRDRESSER, TEYNHAM.
— ’Phone: Teynham 20. —


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R. A. WHITTLE, GENERAL DRAPER AND OUTFITTER, NEW AND SECONDHAND FURNITURE, LONDON ROAD, TEYNHAM. - “THE QUALITY FIRM.”

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L. CHEESMAN, ORCHARD FILLING STATION and TEA ROOMS, TEYNHAM. PETROL, OIL, TYRES, etc. Accumulators Charged. CAR FOR HIRE. ‘Phone: Teynham 31.

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To Ensure Service after Sales, get your Radio Supplies FROM L. G. THOMSETT, ELECTRICAL & RADIO ENGINEER,
LONDON ROAD, TEYNHAM. CARS FOR HIRE. ‘Phone: Teynham 21.

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ROUGH BOYS WEAR LEATHER - It’s never too late to Mend. To prove this walk to KEMSLEY’S, LONDON ROAD, TEYNHAM. "THE MAN WHO KNOWS HIS JOB."


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SATURDAY, MAY 15th, 1937.

9.0 p.m.—

BONFIRE AT LYNSTED PARK (by kind permission of Mr. and Mrs. W. ROPER-LUMLEY—HOLLAND).
COMMUNITY SINGING, led by 1st Lynsted Guides (Mrs. Lumley-Holland’s Own).

— NOTICES.—

A CORONATION MUG will be given to all Children under the age of 15 year in the Parishes of Teynham, Lynsted, Norton and Buckland.

TEA will be provided for all Children attending: -
(a ) Elementary schools
(b) Children between 5 and 15 years who may be attending other Schools.

Children under (b) should send their names to the Head Teacher of their Parishes before 1st May, 1937. The above Children will have their Mugs presented at the Tea.
The names of Children with the age of 5 years should be sent to the Head Teacher of the Parishes concerned,
and they will receive a Mug in due course.

COLLECTORS will canvas the district for Donations to meet the expenses as it is desired to make no call on the Rates, if possible and the Committee hope that everybody will support this effort to make their Local Festivities
a success.

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CAR PARK in Field opposite. No Cars allowed on the Sports Field unless taking part in Decorated Events. The Committee do not hold themselves responsible for any loss or damage.


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Phone: TEYNHAM 9.

A. BRETT, MOTOR, CYCLE, and ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, THE GARAGE, TEYNHAM. CARS AND LORRIES FOR HIRE.
WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS CATERED FOR. ANY MAKE OF CYCLE OR MOTOR CYCLE SUPPLIED.

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Phone - TEYNHAM 15.

W. RAY & CO., THE FLORISTS, TEYNHAM. WREATHS, CROSSES, and BOUQUETS, and FLORAL WORK OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.

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Let Gas Crown your Endeavours to Secure Comfort in the Home!

THE SITTINGBOURNE DISTRICT GAS COMPANY, 34, High Street, Sittingbourne. ‘Phone: 22.

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A. E. PEARCE, M.P.S., HAS PLEASURE IN ANNOUNCING THAT THE TEYNHAM PHARMACY IS NOW A BRANCH OF OUR MAIN BUSINESS AT 63, HIGH STREET, SITTINGBOURNE.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED.


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W. FRENCH & SONS, TEYNHAM. GROCERS, BUTCHERS,& PROVISION MERCHANTS.
PORK SAUSAGES a Speciality, Families Waited upon Daily
Phone Teynham 2. Est. over 70 years.

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‘Phone: Teynham 1.

READ & SON, FAMILY GROCERS, TEYNHAM. Noted for High-class PROVISIONS, BROOMS & BRUSHES
established 1817.

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Sittingbourne CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY, Ltd. GREENSTREET BRANCH. ‘Phone: Teynham 62
Buy YOUR GROCERIES and PROVISIONS, MEAT, MILK, BREAD, & CONFECTIONERY, BOOTS and CLOTHING from THE CO-OP. Always get REAL Value for money and a DIVIDEND.

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F. L. CLARKE

PRIZE BREAD Delivered Daily
Personal Attention. Rose Bakery, TEYNHAM.
Wedding and Birthday Cakes a speciality.
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Give us a Trial - GROCERY and PROVISIONS of the Finest Quality.
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PROMPT DELIVERY.