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Coronation commemorative plates
The Slaugham Archive
Coronation commemorative plates

At 5.00pm on Wednesday 3rd June 1953, all the children made their way to the Parish Hall where tea was provided. The highlight of the tea was the presentation of personalised commemorative plates to all the children.
Here is mine, still in mint, unused condition and looking as fresh as it was some 63 years earlier.
The Large Version shows that mine was numbered 179 of a limited edition of an unknown total number!
Do please send a comment, with perhaps a photograph, if you still have your plate. Please add the number of your plate.
December 2017: Breaking news: Another plate has turned up at picture #2155.

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I still have mine, numbered 112 on the reverse.
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Added by Barry Ray on 06 July 2016
I still have mine hanging on the wall, numbered 39 on the back.
Added by Rosemary Nye (née Beet) on 07 July 2016
I still have mine, numbered 111, and my sister Sara has 110.
Added by Carol Viner (née Ray) on 07 July 2016
I still have two of these plates as one was presented with my first name and one with my second! They are numbered 146 for Elsie and 230 for Patricia.
I have mine hanging on the wall.
It is numbered 208
Added by Barbara Mellish (née Kinnard) on 11 July 2016
I still have mine, number 97.
Added by Colin Miles on 11 July 2016
No surprise here. Mine comes in after Barry's at no. 113.
Added by Laurence Ray on 11 July 2016
I still have mine. Number 16, very early on the list.
Added by Michael Kinnard on 12 July 2016
Nice to know that my plate brought back so many memories
Added by Ron Cosens on 19 July 2016
I still have my plate numbered 96. It is on display in the kitchen.
Added by Bernard Miles. on 19 July 2016
Staplefield School kids weren't so fortunate.
I can just remember having to call in at the back door of Staplefield Grange(?) to be given a rather cheap-looking non-personalised Coronation cup by Lady Erleigh. (I think it was her - it was a very hurried transaction!).
Added by Angus Hardern (Hong Kong) on 07 August 2016
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