MC:P275/X1 Ephemera relating to events attended by Sir Austin Strutt
MC:P275/X1/1–3 6 May–25 July 1935
Ephemera from George V’s Silver Jubilee, as follows:
X1/1 The official programme of events, from 8 May to 25 July 1935.
X1/2 The order of service for the Service of Thanksgiving held at St. Paul’s Cathedral on 6 May 1935.
X1/3 The ceremonial for the Presentation of Addresses held at Westminster Hall on 9 May 1935.
MC:P275/X1/4–8 12 May 1937
Ephemera from the Coronation of George VI and Queen Elizabeth in Westminster Abbey.
X1/4 An invitation.
X1/5 An entry ticket.
X1/6 Two orders of service. [2 items]
X1/7 The ceremonial.
X1/8 Three souvenir programmes. [3 items]
MC:P275/X1/9–11 28 August 1944–19 August 1945
Ephemera from Thanksgiving services relating to the Second World War.
X1/9 The order of service for a Service of Thanksgiving for the liberation of Paris from German occupation, held in St. Paul’s Cathedral on 28 August 1944.
X1/10 The order of service and the memorandum of arrangements for a Service of Thanksgiving for victory granted in Europe, held in St. Paul’s Cathedral on 13 May 1945. [2 items]
X1/11 Two copies of the order of service and a copy of the memorandum of arrangements for a Service of Thanksgiving for victory granted to Britain and her allies, held in St. Paul’s Cathedral on 19 August 1945. [3 items]
MC:P275/X1/12 17 April 1945
The order of service for the commemoration of the life of Franklin D. Roosevelt held in St. Paul’s Cathedral.
MC:P275/X1/13–14 10 November 1946
Ephemera concerning Remembrance Day at the Cenotaph.
X1/13 The order of ceremonial.
X1/14 An undated note that was attached to X1/13, presumably by Strutt, states that this was a special service because it included the unveiling of an inscription.
MC:P275/X1/15 22 October 1947
Two orders of proceedings for the unveiling of the George V Memorial in Westminster Abbey. [2 items]
MC:P275/X1/16 10 July 1947
A pamphlet commemorating the unveiling of the Battle of Britain Memorial in Westminster Abbey.
MC:P275/X1/17–18 20 November 1947
Ephemera from the occasion of the marriage of Princess Elizabeth with Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten in Westminster Abbey:
X1/17 The order of service.
X1/18 The ceremonial.
MC:P275/X1/19 26 April 1948
The order of service for a Service of Thanksgiving in St. Paul’s Cathedral, on the occasion of the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
MC:P275/X1/20 26 October 1950
The ceremonial for the occasion of the Presentation of Addresses to King George VI in Westminster Hall.
MC:P275/X1/21 5 July 1951
The order of service for the Service of Commemoration in honour of the American servicemen killed during WWII, held in St. Paul’s Cathedral.
MC:P275/X1/22–31 11 and 15 February 1952
Ephemera relating to the burial service of George VI.
X1/22 An undated envelope with black edging from the Earl Marshal’sOffice, and addressed to Strutt, containing the items X1/22–31.
X1/23 The ceremonial to be observed during the removal of George VI’s remains from King’s Cross Railway Station to Westminster Hall on 11 February 1952.
X1/24 The instructions to ushers, dated 11 February 1952.
X1/25 The dress code to be observed at St. George’s Chapel on 15 February 1952.
X1/26 Admission ticket number C57 to St. George’s Chapel on 15 February 1952.
X1/27 The special forms of service to be used in all churches for the commemoration of the late George VI at the time of his funeral.
X1/28 A leather-bound order of service for the burial service at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, on 15 February 1952.
X1/29 An unbound order of service for the burial service at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, on 15 February 1952.
X1/30 The ceremonial to be observed at the funeral procession of George VI’s coffin from Westminster Hall to Paddington Railway Station on 15 February 1952.
X1/31 Three lists of the representatives (Police, Fire Service and Civil Defence Corps) taking part in the funeral procession on 15 February 1952. [3 items]
MC:P275/X1/32 31 March 1953
The order of service for the burial service of Queen Mary held at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor.
MC:P275/X1/33–41 2 June–10 July 1953
Ephemera related to the Coronation of Elizabeth II.
X1/33 The rehearsal instructions for the Coronation in Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953.
X1/34 An invitation to the Coronation.
X1/35 Two entry tickets to the Coronation. [2 items]
X1/36 Two copies of the form and order of service for the Coronation. [2 items]
X1/37 The ceremonial for the Coronation.
X1/38 Five souvenir programmes for the Coronation. [5 items]
X1/39 The order of service for the Coronation Thanksgiving service by the Peoples of the Commonwealth, held at St. Paul’s Cathedral on 9 June 1953.
X1/40 The order of service for the National Service of Thanksgiving and Dedication on the occasion of Elizabeth II’s first visit to Scotland, held at St. Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh on 24 June 1953.
X1/41 A programme for the Coronation visit of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to Wales on 9 and 10 July 1953.
MC:P275/X1/42 14 June 1954
Order of service and ceremonial for the Order of the Garter ceremony in Windsor Castle. A note has been written on the order of service, presumably by H.A.S., saying that Sir Winston Churchill was installed on this occasion.
MC:P275/X1/43 21 October 1955
The order of proceedings for the unveiling of the George VI Memorial in Westminster.
MC:P275/X1/44 5 November 1955
The order of ceremony for the unveiling of the Merchant Navy Memorial on Tower Hill.
MC:P275/X1/45 27 November 1955
The form and order of service for a Service of the Royal Victorian Order with the dedication of new buildings at the Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy.
MC:P275/X1/46 26 June 1956
The souvenir programme for Victoria Cross Centenary Review by the Queen at Hyde Park.
MC:P275/X1/47 26 November 1958
The order of service for the dedication of the American Memorial Chapel in St. Paul’s Cathedral.
MC:P275/X1/48–50 6 May 1960
Ephemera from the occasion of the marriage of Princess Margaret with Mr. Antony Armstrong-Jones in Westminster Abbey:
X1/48 The order of service.
X1/49 The ceremonial.
X1/50 A souvenir programme.
MC:P275/X1/51 8 June 1961
The order of service for the marriage ceremony of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, with Miss Katharine Worsley in York Minster.
MC:P275/X1/52–53 24 April 1963
Ephemera from the occasion of the marriage of Princess Alexandra of Kent with The Honourable Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
X1/52 The order of service.
X1/53 The instructions for ushers.
MC:P275/X1/54–59 30 January 1965
Ephemera from the State Funeral of The Right Honourable Sir Winston Spencer-Churchill held in St. Paul’s Cathedral.
X1/54 General instructions.
X1/55 An invitation addressed to Strutt.
X1/56 A seating ticket.
X1/57 The arrangements.
X1/58 The order of service.
X1/59 The ceremonial.
MC:P275/X1/60 1 July 1969
The ceremonial for the Investiture of The Prince of Wales, held in Caernarvon Castle.
MC:P275/X1/61 20 November 1972
The order of service for the Service of Thanksgiving in Westminster Abbey on the occasion of the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.
MC:P275/X1/62–63 14 November 1973
Ephemera from the occasion of the marriage of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips in Westminster Abbey.
X1/62 The form of service.
X1/63 The ceremonial.
MC:P275/X1/64–65 28 May 1975
Ephemera from the installation of the Great Master and Knights Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath in its 250th Anniversary Year, held in Westminster Abbey.
X1/64 The order of service and ceremony.
X1/65 An undated note placed inside X1/64 and presumably written by Strutt, states that this was the occasion of the installation of the Prince of Wales as Great, rather than Grand, Master, and that other orders of chivalry attended this special occasion.
Ephemera from Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee.
X1/66 The order of service and the ceremonial for a National Service of Thanksgiving in Scotland held in Glasgow Cathedral on 17 May 1977. [2 items]
X1/67 The order of service and the ceremonial for a Thanksgiving Service at Llandaff Cathedral on 24 June 1977. [2 items]
X1/68 Typed material relating to the presentation of addresses to the Queen at Buckingham Palace on 1 July 1977, and consisting of: the ushers’ duties (on headed paper from the Lord Chamberlain’s Office); the procedure for the deputation from the University of Cambridge (on headed paper from the Lord Chamberlain’s Office); and the list of deputations. [3 items]
X1/69 Programme for the Review of the Army held at Sennelager in Germany on 7 July 1977.
MC:P275/X1/70–72 29 July 1981
Ephemera from the occasion of the marriage of the Prince of Wales with Lady Diana Spencer in St. Paul’s Cathedral.
X1/70 The order of service.
X1/71 The ceremonial.
X1/72 A letter dated 5 August 1981, from the Lord Chamberlain’s Office to Gerald Harriss, Fellow Archivist/Librarian, says that X1/70–71 were given to Magdalen College to complement Sir Austin Strutt’s ‘Royal’ collection.
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