Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - 1926 to 2022
The borough of Barnsley is deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Our sincere condolences go to the Royal Family at this time of sadness and personal loss.
Messages of condolence published 8 September 2022:
Message from Cllr Sarah-Jane Tattersall, Mayor of Barnsley
I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.
On behalf of Barnsley Council and the people of the borough, our sincere condolences go to members of the Royal Family at this time of such personal loss.
Her Majesty The Queen’s extraordinary life and reign will be remembered with deep affection by us all.
Cllr Sarah-Jane Tattersall, Mayor of Barnsley
Message from Cllr Sir Steve Houghton CBE, Leader of Barnsley Council
It’s with great sadness that we mourn the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She has been a pillar of everything that is good about our country. She will be greatly missed. Her contribution to the United Kingdom and the wider world is immeasurable.
My thoughts are with her family at this sad time.
Cllr Sir Steve Houghton CBE, Leader of Barnsley Council
Message from Sarah Norman, Chief Executive of Barnsley Council
I stand with people across our borough and the world in mourning Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and loved ones. She was a tremendous leader for our nation. Her visits to Barnsley are held dear in the hearts of many people.
Her commitment and dedication to her people are something that we can all aspire to.
Sarah Norman, Chief Executive of Barnsley Council
Message from Professor Dame Hilary Chapman DBE, HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire
We mark with great sadness the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Her Majesty will be remembered with great affection by the people of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth.
On behalf of the people throughout South Yorkshire, I have conveyed to His Majesty the King our deep condolences and great sympathy for the great loss the family have sustained.
Professor Dame Hilary Chapman DBE, HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire
Barnsley’s virtual Book of Condolence was open until 20 September 2022. People were able to leave a personal message to create a lasting memory for the borough and our archives.
You can read some of the messages we received as part of our virtual Book of Condolence below.