Browse Items (57 total)

  • Collection: Civic Silver and gifts

Gavel writing tool

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

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

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…

Sherry Decanter

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This is of a bulged cut and moulded glass body with matching stopper. Attached is a silver label plate, inscribed "Sherry", on a single link chain. On reversed side is engraved:

"Presented by Councilor Mrs Margaret Busst 1987".

The decanter…

Sherry Glasses and Server

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This comprises of six stemmed sherry glasses set on a silver plated oval shaped serving tray, with plain centre, everted chased edge and completed by an upright, looped, carrying handle.

This was presented by Councilor David Rees Ireland,
Mayor …

Visitors' Book

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This is a soft leather bound book inscribed on the front in gold embossed lettering: "Presented to Wokingham Town Council by Councillor Mrs Ann Davis, Mayor of Wokingham 1984 - 1985" This book is always on display at all important and auspicious…

Gallery Tray

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A silver plated tray of shaped circular form, with pierced gallery enclosing an engraved Arabesque centre, supported upon three ball and claw feet; centre inscribed:


"Presented by Councillor Mrs M Busst
Mayor of Wokingham 1976"