Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

1926 – 2022

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
1926 – 2022

Little Horsted Parish Meeting are deeply saddened at the news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II. 

We offer our condolences to the royal family at this time.

As a frequent visitor to our parish many residents may remember her personally joining them at worship at St Michael and All Angels or as a guest at Horsted Place. 

A constant figure in our lives, her strength, dignity and service to this nation and around the world will live long in our memories and forever in history.

Books of Condolence:

A book of condolence has been set up in the reception area of the Wealden District Council offices in Vicarage Lane, Hailsham and is available for the public to write their messages of condolence in from 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday until 5.00pm on the day following the funeral. The book of condolence will also be open from 10.00am to 4.00pm on Saturday 10 September.

There is an online book of condolence which can be found here: https://www.royal.uk

St Michael and All Angels:

St. Michael and All Angels Church will be open for private prayer from 8.30am until 8.30pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you wish to lay flowers please do so (unwrapped) at the war memorial located within the graveyard.

The Proclamation of the new King:

After the Proclamation has been read by the High Sheriff at County Hall in Lewes at 1.00pm on Saturday 10 September, local dignitaries and members of the public are also invited to the reading of the Proclamation at District Level at 4.00pm at the Hailsham War Memorial located on Hailsham High Street.

The Proclamation will be read by the Chairman of Wealden District Council.
Further details about the funeral and what is happening at a national level can be found on the Royal.uk webpage.


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