Plaque

Victoria at St Paul's

Inscription

Here Queen Victoria returned thanks to almighty God for the sixtieth anniversary of her accession.
  June 22 AD 1897 

These letters are incised into the pavement area between the Queen Anne statue and the steps to St Pauls.

Queen Victoria visited St Paul’s for her Diamond Jubilee Thanksgiving Service which, since the Queen did not get out of her carriage (lazy old thing), was held on the steps between the doors and the statue.

Spitalfields Life have a c.1910 photo of this pavement inscription in its first incarnation.

Site: Queen Anne statue, St Paul's (2 memorials)

EC4, St Paul's Churchyard

Our information on this statue mainly comes from the magnificent "Public Sculpture of the City of London" by Philip Ward-Jackson which has seven pages on it.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Victoria at St Paul's

Subjects commemorated i

Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria

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Queen Victoria

Reigned: 1837-1901, 64 years. Born Kensington Palace. Daughter of Edward, Duk...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Victoria at St Paul's

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Queen Anne statue, St Paul's

Queen Anne statue, St Paul's

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