The Quarter Session Minutes book for the period contains the Address sent by the Justices of the Peace of Bedfordshire to the new king, Edward VII. The address expresses both their sympathy for the great loss which has befallen His Majesty and the whole Empire but then goes on to offer sincere congratulations to the King on his accession to the throne.
To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, the Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Record Service document of the month, featured the visit of Queen Victoria to Woburn Abbey. The case involved a member of Queen Victoria's escort being arrested and charged with stealing a pocket watch. Click here to review the document.