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  • Collection: Civic Regalia

Town Clerk Robe

Town Clerk Robe

Kneeler Embroided With The Wokingham Town Council Coat of Arms

A red kneeler with the Wokingham Town Council crest on the top and the word MAYOR in yellow on the side.

Alderman Robe

The office of Alderman is now defunct in Wokingham Town Council having been discontinued in 1974, on the re-organisation of Local Government.
Wokingham Council still has one for display purposes, it having been presented to them by the family of a…

Shield Medallion Cases

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The Mayoral Chain is designed to accommodate fifty-seven shield medallions, but as the first Mayor was installed in 1885, the number of medallions on the Chain would make it far to heavy and cumbersome to be worn; therefore the following system is…

Honorary Constables' Staves

Made of ebonised wood, the Staves are in two matched pairs black in colour, all carry a painted Coat of Arms.
Like the Mace these signify a transition from defensive to ceremonial use. Two of the Council's four staves have silver heads in the shape…

Deputy Mayoress's Badge

Made of quatrefoil gilt plate this badge is worn on a gilt chain. The Armorial Badge of Wokingham Town shows the red Tudor rose in a white chevron surrounded by acorns.This Badge was purchased by Wokingham Town Council in 1989 as a badge of…

Deputy Mayor's Badge

This sterling silver badge, worn on a silver chain, has a pierced border with a design of a Tudor rose, thistle and clover and a crossed ceremonial mace and sword.
The centre is a red enamel boss with a gilt acorn and the title 'Deputy Mayor'. The…

Deputy Mayor's Robes

The Deputy Mayor's robe is of a similar style to the Mayoral Robe. It is a mauve woollen material with a fur trim and a black velvet strip along the bottom edge.
Female Deputy Mayors wear a jabot and gloves however men do not. The black headwear is…

Mayoral Robes

The style of the gown is copied from a standard design for all Mayors. It is of a lined red woollen fabric, trimmed with a black velvet ribbon along the bottom edge and the front and cuffs are trimmed with fur. Mayors wear a gold cockade on a black…

Parade Marshals cane

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This is a silver mounted, military style walking cane with a capstan styled head mount inscribed: "Garth Hunt Puppy Show 1925" and with a later applied silver band below inscribed: "Presented by Councillor Stanley L Bowyer (Mayor 1950 and 1973) to…