Browse Items (57 total)

  • Collection: Civic Silver and gifts

Kneeler - Danny Miller

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A fabric kneeler with the following inscription:-
Danny Miller Mayor 2004-2006 Made by members of Wokingham & District Embroiders' Guild.

Hat with Box

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A black top hat from Moss Bros. of Covent Garden, with an associated red and black travelling box. The box has attached a South East and Chatham Railway "Local Parcels Ticket".

Gavel writing tool

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A writing implement hidden in an ivory or bone gavel shape. Inscribed: Borough of Wokingham, Mayor 1903

Gavel and Block

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Upon his first election to Mayor in 1935. Frederick John Barrett presented the council with a gavel and block which he had made from timber from the original Ye Olde Rose Inne.

Eddystone Bowl

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A silver bowl presented to the best back garden in the annual “Green Fingers” Gardening Competition for residents. This bowl has the following inscription:-
THE EDDYSTONE BOWL.
Judging is by members of the Wokingham Horticultural Society.

Dianne King Trophy

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A Cup presented annually to the best Window Boxes & Containers in the "Green Fingers" Gardening Competition. Judging is by members of the Wokingham Horticultural Society.
It has an inscription as follows:-
DIANNE KING TROPHY

Corfield Tapestry

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A wooden framed tapestry with the following inscription:-
WORKED BY THE HON MRS CORFIELD O.B.E.
AND PRESENTED BY HER TO THE CORPORATION OF THE BOROUGH OF WOKINGHAM,
WHEN SHE HELD OFFICE, AS MAYOR OF WOKINGHAM
FROM NOVEMBER 1947, TO MAY 1950

Wokingham Embroidery

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This beautiful work of art was created by the Ladies of the Wokingham Branch of the Embroiders Guild.

It was commissioned by Councillor Anthony Barber, Town Mayor 2000 - 2002 and presented by him to the Wokingham Town Council on 8th April…

Carriage Clock

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This is a mechanically large carriage clock of a Victorian style. Mounted in a dark oak encasement and mounted on matching timber wall brackets. It is brass faced and has quarter chimes.

It bears a metal plate inscribed:

"Presented to…

Barometer

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This is a standard wall hung barometer with brass face and wooden casing and is situated in the Main Hall (Annexe end).

It bears the inscription:

"Presented by Elsie and Fred Clark 1999 - 2000"

The barometer was presented to the Town during…