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Band, Mayor's Civic Parade, Stone,

The parade is seen here crossing the bridge on Radford Street, towards Oulton Road.

Ceremonial group in Regalia, Town Hall, Tamworth

Town Clerk Brian Leek, and Mayor, Mr Marriot, are seen here flanked by the two Mace Bearers, the Mace Bearer on the right being T. Doughty. The photograph was presumably taken in the Town Hall.

Civic Procession outside the Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield

Doxey Local Mayor with Mace, Stafford Pageant,

The annual Stafford Pageant included a procession through the town, and ended with a fair on the town common. A prize was awarded to the best decorated entries and along the route collections were made ...

Freedom of Entry into the Borough for the Army and the RAF, Stafford

The Army and the RAF Parade before the Mayor of Stafford, Councillor Brian Price, outside the Shire Hall in Market Square, Stafford. On the left service personnel from the Army 22 Signals Regiment and ...

Freemen of the Borough, County Buildings, Stafford

This photograph was taken at the ceremony admitting new Freemen of Stafford. Freemen can qualify by Birth or Servitude. In addition they pay the "Shilling" fee and take the Oath. The Freemen of Stafford ...

King George VI Memorial Parade, Stafford,

Memorial Parade on Market Square for King George VI, who died in February 1952. Taking the salute is the Mayor of Stafford Ald. C.E. Fowke. On his left is the Lord Lieutenant of the County.

Laying the foundation stone of the Municipal Hall, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph captures the Mayor and civic dignitaries at the laying of the foundation stone to the Municipal Hall. Within the foundation stone was a time capsule, that contained among other things, ...

Mayor and Mayoress Marson with Mace-bearers, Stafford,

Mayor and Mayoress Marson with the Mayor's Sergeant and Burgess' Sergeants. By 1939 these posts had merged. Photograph donated by Stafford Historical and Civic Society, who retain copyright ownership....

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

Mayor choosing happened every Charter Day in Newcastle until about 1932. From the 1860s it became the tradition for people to go to the Market Cross and have their photograph taken with the newly chosen ...

Mayor Marson and Family, Stafford,

Mr and Mrs William Marson, Mayor and Mayoress of Stafford (centre) with their family. On the back row stand mace-bearers. Photograph donated by Stafford Historical and Civic Society, who retain ...

Mayor Marson on the Steps of the Borough Hall, Stafford,

Mr William Marson, Mayor of Stafford, on the steps of the Borough Hall. Beside him stand Police Halberdiers. The Borough Hall on Eastgate Street was designed by Henry Ward, the Borough architect. ...

Mayor's Civic Parade, Stone,

The parade is seen here crossing the bridge on Radford Street, towards Oulton Road. At the front, holding the is John Mulbey, Mayor of Stafford's Sergeant. The Mayor of Stone is Don Massey, seen ...

Mayor's Procession, Stafford

View of Gaol Square. In the distance can be seen Foregate Street, on the left, and Gaol Road to the right. The Sidney Fountain can just be seen at the junction. The mayor in the procession is Alderman ...

Members of Stafford Corporation,

This photograph of Members of the Corporation outside the Borough Hall on Eastgate Street was taken at the request of the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot. The Mayor is Ebenezer Taylor, who was in office ...

Morris Dancing outside Stafford General Infirmary,

Siemens Morris Side outside the main entrance of the Stafford General Infirmary on Foregate Street. They ceased Morris dancing in 1914, but reformed in the 1920s.

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 ...

RAF Stafford 25 years of the Freedom of the Borough of Stafford

The Borough of Stafford conferred the Freedom of Entry into the Borough to RAF Stafford (16 MU) on 16 December 1954. To mark the 25th Anniversary of this honour there was a major parade through the town ...

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