- 1842 - Visit of Queen Victoria to Scotland (many coastal bonfires were lit as she sailed up the Firth of Forth)
- 1863 - Royal Wedding of the future King Edward VII (then Prince of Wales) and Queen Alexandra
- 1887 - Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee
- 1897 - Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee
- 1902 - Coronation of Edward VII
- 1911 - Coronation of George V
- 1935 - Silver Jubilee of King George V
- 1953 - Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
During the 19th century and into the 20th century, 'Beaconmania' hit the UK, with the slightest excuse being used to light fires on top of hills. Royal birthdays, Jubilees, anniversaries or military victories all triggered beacon lighting celebrations. Examples of such occasions, where a bonfire was lit at Largo Law include:
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