Birthdays & Anniversaries

100th Birthdays

The Queen will send a message of congratulations to an individual to celebrate their 100th and 105th birthdays and every year thereafter.  Please contact the Clerk of the Lieutenancy who can provide assistance to ensure a message is received and can arrange for the Lord Lieutenant to present the card should the family wish.

Birthday Message Application Form

Diamond Weddings

HM The Queen sends messages of congratulations for Diamond (60th), 65th and Platinum (70th) wedding anniversaries and every year after if the Palace is informed of the event 3 weeks in advance.  A good photocopy of the celebrants’ marriage certificate will be required to be sent to Buckingham Palace.  More information can be found on the Buckingham Palace website and applications can be made via the website. Please contact the Clerk of the Lieutenancy who can arrange for the Lord Lieutenant to present the card should the family wish.

Wedding Anniversary Message application form