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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Following the sad news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, please find below information on giving your condolences, flower tributes and flags.

For full information on the forthcoming events please see  opens in a new

Book of Condolences 

There are books of condolences at St James’ Church in Shere and St Mark’s in Peaslake. 

If you would like to sign the online Book of Condolence please click on the following link:



Union or National Flag on vertical flag pole at Half Mast or flown with cravat (black ribbon) on angled flag pole
Returning to Full Fly for Proclamation
Half-mast means the flag is flown a third of the way down the flagpole from the top, with at least the height of the flag between the top of the flag and the top of the flagpole.
Only Union or National flag to be flown at half mast, with all other flags removed.
D Day = Flags at half mast
D+1 = Flags at half mast until 11am
D+1 = At 11am Flags flown at Full Mast for the Proclamation
D+2 = At 1pm Flags return to Half Mast- unless Local Proclamation
D+2 = Local Proclamation then Flags return to Half Mast
D+3 until D+11 = At 8.00am day following Funeral Flags return to Full Mast or are removed.


Details on where you can leave a flower donation will follow shortly

Please remove any cellophane or plastic.  The flowers will be removed the day after the funeral and flowers composted for a later memorial tree planted by Shere Parish Council

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