Thursday, 26 June 2008
Coronation Bonfire on Werneth Low
The coronation of Edward VII was set for 26th June 1902.
On Werneth Low, a bonfire was built.
Two days before the ceremony, the King was taken ill and the actual coronation postponed until 9th August.
On the command of the King, the bonfire was lit and the celebrations went ahead on the original date as planned.