Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Francis Stanier, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1896

Description:The Mayor Choosing Ceremony of 1896 saw Francis Stanier elected as Mayor Newcastle-under-Lyme for the first time.

This traditional ceremony takes place every year, although today there is no photograph by the market cross.


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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
Hargreaves,  High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Hargreaves, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of Hargreaves, maltster and hop merchant.

1900s
Market Stall, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Market Stall, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Thomas Caddy's greengrocers stall pictured adjacent to what was the WH Smith shop ...

1920s
Penkhull Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Penkhull Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph of Penkhull Street in Newcastle was taken in 1927 and shows canopied ...

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
Newcastle Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Newcastle Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Newcastle Market by J.W. Griffiths is a very colourful and lively streetscene with ...

1990s
Laura Ashley's, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Laura Ashley's, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Watercolour by Alston Emery in 1991 showing the frontage of the Laura Ashley shop, ...

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Donor ref:PA 287 (22/26091)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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