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Lord Burton's statue, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide of the unveiling of the statue of Lord Burton in King Edward's Place. The monument, built in recognition of Lord Burton's benevolence to the town, was unveiled on 13 May 1911 by the Earl ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Francis Stanier, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing Ceremony of 1896 saw Francis Stanier elected as Mayor Newcastle-under-Lyme for the first time. This traditional ceremony takes place every year, although today there is no photograph ...

Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Norman Bradshaw, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing ceremony is a tradition in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The newly elected mayor, Norman Bradshaw, stands proudly in his regalia in front of the market cross in 1956.

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 mayor,Robert Beresford, stands proudly in his regalia in front of the market cross. 1929 marked Beresford's third ...

Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Sidney Myott, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing Ceremony of 1908 saw Sidney Myott elected as Mayor Newcastle-under-Lyme for the first time. This traditional ceremony takes place every year, although today there is no photograph ...

Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Sir A.S. Haslam, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing Ceremony of 1902 saw Sir A.S. Haslam elected as Mayor of Newcastle-under-Lyme for the second time. This traditional ceremony takes place every year, although today there is no photograph ...

Mayor Choosing Ceremony, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing Ceremony believed to have been taken before 1880. This traditional ceremony takes place every year, although today there is no photograph by the market cross. Unfortunately ...

Mayor Making at the Wesleyan Chapel, Victoria Road, Tamworth

Mr F.G. Allton, Councillor, insisted on breaking with tradition and not having a Church of England Service (in St. Editha's), but having his Mayor making in his own Methodist Chapel on Victoria Road. ...

Members of Leek Urban District Council

Roy Fowler and his wife are pictured with members of Leek Urban District Council. This civic occasion was probably to recognise Mr Fowler's athletic achievements as a long-distance runner. On the front ...

Memorial Service Parade, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of a parade of civic dignitaries in Market Place on the occasion of the Memorial Service following the death of King Edward VII. Copyright: Burton Libary

Memorial Service Parade, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of a parade of civic dignitaries in Market Place on the occasion of the Memorial Service following the death of King Edward VII. St. Modwen's Church can be seen in the background. Copyright: ...

Memorial Service Parade, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of a parade of a military band in Market Place on the occasion of the Memorial Service following the death of King Edward VII. Copyright: Burton Libary

Memorial Service, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of a parade of civic dignitaries in Town Hall square with St Paul's Church in the background on the occasion of the Memorial Service following the death of King Edward VII. Copyright: ...

Memorial Service, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of a parade of civic dignitaries in Market Place on the occasion of the Memorial Service following the death of King Edward VII. Copyright: Burton Libary

Municipal Hall foundation stone, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The foundation stone was laid under great ceremony in 1888 by the Mayor and civic dignitaries of the time. It contained a time capsule which is now held at the museum. This is the stone being removed ...

New Zealand Rifle Brigade Parade, Stafford

At the end of the First World War, when the New Zealand Rifle Brigade left the military camp on Cannock Chase, they held a farewell parade through the streets of Stafford. Here the mayor is presenting ...