Mayor Choosing Ceremony, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1870 - 1880 (c.)

Description:The Mayor Choosing Ceremony believed to have been taken before 1880.

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

Unfortunately the identity of the Mayor taking part in cermony is unknown.


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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
Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of the High Street looking north. In the background to the right of the ...

1890s
Hargreaves,  High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Hargreaves, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of Hargreaves, maltster and hop merchant.

1900s
Mayor Choosing Ceremony, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Mayor Choosing Ceremony, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Mayor choosing happened every Charter Day in Newcastle until about 1932. From the ...

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 479 (22/26137)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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