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Market Place and Guildhall

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Framed watercolour painting of the Wokingham old Guild hall and Market Place.

Bull Baiting in Wokingham Market Place

A painting of bull baiting in Wokingham Market Place. While the artist is unknown, the style and manner of the work has led this to be attributed to an artist associated with James Pollard. The white building to the right is the old Guildhall.


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

Letter Opener

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…

Gavel and Block

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.

REME Waiter

A silver Waiter of shaped circular form, with applied Celtic border surrounding a plain recessed centre all supported upon four cast scrolled rim feet. The recessed centre inscribed, engraved uppermost, with the Badge of the Corps of the Royal…

George I (1660-1723)

Painted by Sir Godfrey Kneller a German-born painter who settled in England and became the leading court and society portraitist here in the late 17th and early 18th century. Kneller established a workshop-studio in London with a large team of…

Albert Dunham (1921-2007), Wokingham Town Mace-Bearer and Mayor's Attendant (1983-2003)

The portrait of Mr Albert Dunham wearing the full uniform of the Town Mace Bearer and bearing the Town Mace, was commissioned by Wokingham Town Council in recognition of his twenty years (1981 - 2001) continuous service in that office. It was…

Ration Books

Ministry Of Food Ration Books 1951-1952 in the name of Michael J. Day of Finchampstead.

Donated by the family of Mr Day to the Town Council collection.

Smith Vase

A silver vase of plain urn form, with two applied side lug handles, and supported upon a spread base. The body inscribed with a monogram. Weight: - 7 troy ounces Hallmarked: - Birmingham 1927 Maker: - Hukin and Heath This vase was presented to…