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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1880s
Fire Appliances, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Fire Appliances, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A scene of crowds gathered to see a display of a new Merryweather and Shand Mason ...

1900s
The Guildhall, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
The Guildhall, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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1920s
George V and Queen Mary visit Newcastle-under-Lyme, View of High Street
George V and Queen Mary visit Newcastle-under-Lyme, View of High Street

George V and Queen Mary visited Newcastle as part of a visit to north Staffordshire ...

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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