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Coronation Beacon Fire

Coronation Beacon Fire

The Beacon Fire to commemorate the coronation of King George v 1911 Presented to Edward Le May Chairman of Tonbridge Urban District Council .King Edward VII died on 6th May 1910 at Buckingham Palace in London to be succeeded by George V who was proclaimed king around the country in the following week.


The proclamation took place on May 11th 1911 Tonbridge Celebrated in many ways with processions through the town also a commemorative medal from the TUDC.



Coronation Beacon Fire and members of the TUDC Committee

Presented to


Issued by TUDC Tonbridge Urban District Council 

Celebrations in the high street

Presented to EDWARD LE MAY Esq by  members of the TUDC Committee

T, Collins E, Croucher W.L, Bradley C. Eastwood Catptain J. Henson
T.C,Maylam H.W. Peach F.O. Streeten G.F. Stacey C. Skilton