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  • Collection: Civic Regalia

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…

Deputy Mayor's Badge

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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

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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…

Deputy Mayoress's Badge

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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…

Honorary Constables' Staves

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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…

Kaanaanmaa Diamond Jubilee Pin

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This acorn shaped pin  was commissioned in recognition of the Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II and reflects the Council’s crest and motto, E glande quercus "from the acorn, the oak”It was presented to the Mayor at a ceremony as part of the…

Kneeler Embroided With The Wokingham Town Council Coat of Arms

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

Mayoral Robes

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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…

Mayoresses Chain and Badge

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The Badge A Victorian two coloured, rose and yellow, gold ceremonial badge of fancy shield shaped form; the flanged border with applied acorn and oak leaf decoration surrounding a centrally mounted enamelled portrait miniature of Queen Victoria…

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…