Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Samuel Hyslop, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1893

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

The newly elected Mayor, Samuel Hyslop, stands proudly in his regalia in front of 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
Newcastle-under-Lyme Board of Health Drainage Works Plans
Newcastle-under-Lyme Board of Health Drainage Works Plans

These plans were drawn up by Lee and Stevenson, Civil Engineers from London in 1853. They ...

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
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
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 ...

1940s
Church parade down the High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Church parade down the High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of the Church Parade involving Mayor J. Kelly, Captain Moore of the Royal ...

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

General view of the High Street looking north towards the Guildhall. The Castle ...

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 ...

2000s
The Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme
The Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This watercolour by Alf Fallows was painted in 2001 and offers a nostalgic view ...

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Donor ref:PA 1415 (22/26498)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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