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  • Collection: Civic Regalia

Town Clerk Robe

Town Clerk Robe

The Mayoral Badge and Chain

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These were designed by a local dignitary, T W Heelas, and manufactured by the Crown Jewellers, Garrard of 112 Regent Street, London in 1892. Money for the purchase of the items was raised by subscriptions by various inhabitants of the Town of…

The Mayor's Consort's Badge

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This is of highly polished white metal of circular form which surrounds a central circular disc with applied gilt acorn and oak leaf motif. The remote outer border proclaims "Wokingham Town Mayoral Centenary 1885-1985", whilst on the reverse face is…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…