Queen Elizabeth II 21/04/1926 – 08/09/2022

HM The Queen

Queen Elizabeth II

21/04/1926 – 08/09/2022

It brings us great sadness to receive the news of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Chairman of Ipplepen Parish Council, Councillor Dave Palethorpe expressed that Ipplepen Parish Council are saddened to hear of the death of Queen Elizabeth II who has served the Nation and the Commonwealth with great dignity and fortitude for over 70 years.

We extend our gratitude for a life dedicated to service and our deepest sympathies to the Royal family and best wishes to King Charles III for a long and successful reign.

Reverend Andrew Down writes ‘The Queen and her life is an example to us all and, at this time of her death, her unique life and gifts will be writ large before us. In the mix of stories and images can I encourage you to take time to make your story part of hers.  You can do this in our village by signing the condolence book, laying some flowers, attending a service or simply have some quiet time thinking of her and what she meant to you’.


Book of condolence

A book of condolence will be available between the hours of 9.30am and 8pm at St Andrew’s Church, Ipplepen, which is located on the table, inside the church. There is also an online condolence book at

Laying of Flowers

Flowers can be laid on the cross opposite the entrance to the church doors at St Andrew’s Church, Ipplepen. Please remove any cellophane before laying flowers.


Civic and religious ceremonies

The commemorative service for Ipplepen will take place on Sunday September 18th 2022 at 6pm at St Andrews Church, Ipplepen.

Parish Council meetings

All Council, Committee and Working Group meetings will be postponed during the national mourning period.

Please see for further information relating to national events.