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

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Date:1952

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

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

The Lancaster Buildings can be seen in the background.


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1830s
Cartoon study for the 'Mock Mayor' of Newcastle-under-Lyme
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1850s
Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Maps of Newcastle-under-Lyme
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1870s
Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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

Photograph of Hargreaves, maltster and hop merchant.

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

The Police station opened in 1834, for Newcastle's first police constable, and was ...

1920s
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Robert Beresford, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Robert Beresford, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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

1950s
Castle Hotel, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Castle Hotel, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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1980s
Removal of the Original Market Cross, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Removal of the Original Market Cross, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is the original damaged market cross being removed by crane. The Midland ...

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Donor ref:PA 996 (22/26325)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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