The Duke of Edinburgh 1921 – 2021

It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.

The Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021

On behalf of the people of Gayton and Gayton Thorpe, we offer our sincere condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and all the family of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

We know that their loss will be felt deeply and we recognise and honour his contribution to the Royal family, our nation and many people across the world by reminding ourselves of the words of Her Majesty the Queen.

“He has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years, and I, and his whole family, and this and many other countries, owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim, or we shall ever know.”

From tomorrow, Saturday 10th April 2021, there will be a book of condolence online. We hope that many parishioners will take the opportunity to add their condolences by visiting

John Currey  –  Chair, Gayton and Gayton Thorpe Parish Council   –   9 April 2021

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