Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Newport -
- Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee - Recreation Ground -

Location

At the gates of the Victoria Recreation Ground, Newport, Isle of Wight
 
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Description

The Recreation ground was created to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897. There are two metal plaques attached to the park gates.

Memorial

Newport : Queen Victoria  Diamond Jubilee - Recreation Ground
 
Newport : Queen Victoria  Diamond Jubilee - Recreation Ground
 
Inscription


VICTORIA
RECREATION GROUND
~~~~~
THIS SITE IS PRESENTED
TO THE INHABITANTS OF THE
BOROUGH OF NEWPORT
AND CARISBROOKE BY
TANKERVILLE CHAMBERLAYNE, ESQ., M.P.
IN COMMEMORATION OF
H.M. QUEEN VICTORIA'S
60 YEARS REIGN
22ND JUNE 1897





VICTORIA
RECREATION GROUND
~~~~~
THIS GROUND WAS DECLARED
OPENED AND DEDICATED
TO THE PUBLIC BY
HRH PRINCESS HENRY OF BATTENBERG
GOVERNOR OF THE ISLAND
ON THE 28TH DAY OF AUGUST 1902

F TEMPLEMAN MEW
MAYOR




 
 

 
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