Browse Items (57 total)

  • Collection: Civic Silver and gifts

Framed Print of Town Hall

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A framed print of the Town Hall with the following inscription:-
The Town Hall, Market Place, Wokingham, Berkshire, Elizabeth Chalmers 2/75

Freedom of London Certificate

A certificate announcing the Freedom of London

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"

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 Inn.

Gavel writing tool

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

Goblet

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A silver goblet, bearing ornately chased and embossed floral and foliate scroll decoration, with applied reeded border and supported upon a circular pedestal foot, gilt inside; mounted on a modern black composite plinth base. Origin of this item, or…

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".

Ink Stand

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A silver ink stand of oblong form, with plain gallery and shaped beaded borders, and all supported upon four cast bracket feet, with two plain square glass, silver mounted, ink pots; engraved with the Wokingham acorn crest. Together with contemporary…

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.

Letter Opener

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A silver paper knife in form of a Georgian meat skewer, set in a red leatherette presentation case. Weight: - 60 grams Hallmarked: - Sheffield 1971 Maker's Mark: - Francis HowardInscription:"Presented by Alderman Dr. Reginald Child, Mayor's Centenary…