Octocentenary, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1973

Description:A group of people in period costume handing out newspapers advertising Octocentenary events on the High Street.

In 1973 Newcastle celebrated its octocentenary, to mark the 800th anniversary of the granting of the charter, which gave Newcastle Borough status.


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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 Map of Newcastle-under-Lyme – Sheet 5
Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Map of Newcastle-under-Lyme – Sheet 5

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
Market Place, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Market Place, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph was taken before 1900, when the trams were introduced to Newcastle, ...

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 ...

1930s
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is a very interesting view of the High Street as it is much changed today. ...

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
High street looking north west, Newcastle-under-Lyme
High street looking north west, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of the High Street in the 1970s. Traffic is still going through the town ...

1990s
Guildhall and Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Guildhall and Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Watercolour signed by Alf Fallows and dated 1995 depicting the Guildhall clock and ...

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Donor ref:PA 1523 (22/26528)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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