Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Robert Beresford, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1929

Description:The Mayor Choosing ceremony is a tradition in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The newly elected mayor,Robert Beresford, stands proudly in his regalia in front of the market cross. 1929 marked Beresford's third consecutive year as Mayor of the borough. In the background of the photograph the ironmonger's shop, Mellard and Sons, can be seen along with two Potteries buses - their routes clearly advertised on the side.


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1830s
Cartoon study for the 'Mock Mayor' of Newcastle-under-Lyme
Cartoon study for the 'Mock Mayor' of Newcastle-under-Lyme

Oil on board depicting cartoon detail of images that were considered by the artist ...

1850s
Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Maps of Newcastle-under-Lyme
Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Maps of Newcastle-under-Lyme

These maps were surveyed in 1851 by the Ordnance Survey Department in accordance ...

1870s
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

View of High Street looking towards Penkhull Street with the Guildhall to the right. ...

1890s
V Batte's Greengrocers, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
V Batte's Greengrocers, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of V. Batte's greengrocers. It later became the Star Inn, Superstar, ...

1900s
Drawing of the Guildhall and Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Drawing of the Guildhall and Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is an ink sketch of the Guildhall and Market by A.F. Wenger. A.F. Wenger ...

1930s
Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Tarmac being used in the town for the first time.

1950s
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Edward Bond, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Edward Bond, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing ceremony is a tradition in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The newly ...

1970s
Market lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Market lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Rear view of Mellard's Ironmongers.

1990s
The Old Police Station, Newcastle-under-Lyme
The Old Police Station, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Watercolour by Alf Fallows depicting the old Police Station in Newcastle-under-Lyme. ...

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Donor ref:PA 268 (22/23266)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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