Photographs of the Witney Proclamation, the Ceremonial Mace and Book of Condolence

Photograph of the proclamation document read by Deputy Lord Lieutenant Mr Rod Walker which reads: Whereas it has pleased almighty God to call to his mercy our late Sovereign lady Queen Elizabeth II of blessed and glorious memory, by whose decease the Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is solely and rightfully come to the Prince Charles Philip Arthur George. We, therefore, the lords spiritual and temporal of this realm, and members of the House of Commons, together with other members of Her late Majesty’s Privy Council, and representatives of the realms and territories, aldermen, and citizens of London and others, do now hereby, with one voice and consent of tongue and heart, publish and proclaim that the Prince Charles Philip Arthur George, is now, by the death of our late Sovereign of happy memory, become our only lawful and rightful liege lord, Charles III, by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, and of his other realms and territories, King, head of the Commonwealth, defender of the faith, to whom we do acknowledge all faith and obedience with humble affection, beseeching God, by whom kings and queens do reign, to bless His Majesty with long and happy years to reign over us.
The Proclamation Document and Dais Party
The Dais Party -Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Mr Rod Walker Mayor of Witney, Councillor Liz Duncan Town Clerk, Mrs Sharon Groth Rev Canon, Toby Wright Town Crier, Jean Postlethwaite Dixon. Mace Bearer, Mr Nick Buckle With grateful thanks to those above, Witney Town Band and Cadets from 2120 Squadron and the Army Cadet Force
Photos of the Order of Service

Crowd and Cadets

The Witney Town Band and crowd shots
The ceremonial mace with black ribbon and reversed in position and the Book of Condolence