Send a message of condolence for HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The ceremonial royal funeral for HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was held at St George’s Chapel, in the grounds of Windsor Castle, at 3pm on Saturday, 17 April. 

In Nottinghamshire, an Evensong Including Prayers and Devotion to HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was held at Southwell Minster was held on Friday afternoon. Please find below selected images from the event, as well as a tribute from the Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, Sir John Peace.


How to pay tribute

There are several ways Nottinghamshire residents can submit their messages of condolence:

  • Leave a message online on the official Royal Family website. Note: People can offer to complete the national online book of condolence at the Royal Website on behalf of a relative or friend who cannot access online resources
  • Call our customer services team (0300 500 8080) for assistance to complete the book of condolence or fill in the Contact Us form on our website
  • Selected libraries are offering a service for messages of condolence. Please check with your local library
  • If you wish to send a letter, then it should be sent to:
    Brigadier Archie Miller-Bakewell, Private Secretary to His late Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
  • Write to us at the Freepost address: FREEPOST RTCU-CTYJ-XXKA, Duke of Edinburgh Condolence, Nottinghamshire County Council, County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP.

Charity Donations

There is no official arrangement for giving donations in memory of The Duke of Edinburgh. However, members of the public who wish to make a donation as a tribute to His Royal Highness are encouraged to give to a charity of their choosing or one of the charities or organisations which The Duke of Edinburgh supported in his public duties.

Over the course of his life, The Duke of Edinburgh was patron or president of some 992 organisations, with special interests in scientific and technological research and development, industry, the welfare of young people, conservation and the environment and the encouragement of sport.

HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh visiting Nottinghamshire

Images below show the HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visiting Mansfield in 1949 alongside The Queen and subsequently visiting Bevercotes Colliery in Ollerton in 1967. Images courtesy of Inspire Nottinghamshire Archives.

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