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05-October-2013
05-October-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Nancy Alford

Clock and chimes erected as a memorial to Edward VII.

Edward VII (9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910. He was the first British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha which was renamed the House of Windsor by his son, George V.

 

 

Location

Address:Ryrie & Gheringhap Streets, Old Post Office, Geelong, 3220
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.148501
Long: 144.357126
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial
Monument Manufacturer:Benson's of London

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1911
Front Inscription

The clock and chimes in this tower were subscribed for in the year 1910 by the citizens of Geelong & District to commemorate the illustrious reign of their late beloved sovereign King Edward VII who reigned 1901-1910

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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