Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Ethel shaw, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1955

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

The newly elected mayor, Ethel Shaw, stands proudly in his regalia in front of the market cross.

The sign for the Borough Museum and Art Gallery can be seen behind the group of people. The Museum moved up to 'The Firs' Brampton Park in 1956 from the Lancaster Buildings.


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1800s
View from Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme looking south
View from Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme looking south

Watercolour by James Hulse of a view looking from Red Lion Square towards the High ...

1830s
View of the High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
View of the High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This oil painting by James Hulse c. 1839 shows the High Street in Newcastle-under-Lyme. ...

1860s
Burgess Lands Map, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Burgess Lands Map, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This map shows the lands held in trust by the Burgesses of Newcastle-under-Lyme ...

1890s
Newcastle Cycling Club, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Newcastle Cycling Club, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photogragh of the Newcastle Cycling Club with penny-farthing bicycles.

1910s
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This view of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre from the bottom of the High Street ...

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
Old Bull's Head Inn, Lad Lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Old Bull's Head Inn, Lad Lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of the Old Bull's Head Inn in Lad Lane. The core of the pub is believed ...

1970s
Market Cross and Lancaster Buildings, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Market Cross and Lancaster Buildings, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of the Lancaster Buildings. Sutherland House can be seen behind.

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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Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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