Coronation celebrations in Withernsea

Scope and Content

Souvenir programme of celebrations in Withernsea of the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

Administrative / Biographical History

George VI's coronation took place on 12 May 1937, the date previously intended for his brother Edward's coronation before his abdication on 11 December 1936 to allow him to marry Wallis Simpson

Access Information

Access will be granted to any accredited reader

Custodial History

Donated by F Button, Hull, 23 February 1983

Related Material

Programme: Swanland Coronation celebrations for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 12 May 1937 [U DX184/22]

Souvenir edition. Coronation of George VI ('Yorkshire Post Supplement') 28 April 1937 [Ref U DX167/26]

Momento booklet of visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Hull in August 1941 [Ref C DILN/3/1]

25th Anniversary of Wedding of George VI and Queen Elizabeth [Ref U DMN/7/9]