• Short Summary

    The London Borough of Barnes receives its Charter of Incorporation - a parade follows.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Barnes ... London's latest Borough. Lord Ashcombe - Lord-Lieut. of Surrey - hands over His Majesty's Charter of Incorporation amidst great rejoicings."

    Barnes, Greater London.

    Lord Ashcombe, Lord-Lieutentant of Surrey, hands over the Charter of Incorporation of the Borough of Barnes to borough dignitaries. The Mayor says thank you and there is a round of applause.

    Parade along crowd lined streets of Barnes. Troops and a military band march along the road.

    People in various forms of fancy dress follow in the parade. Some are dressed as Vikings, some a medieval people, one even looks like Henry VIII. A float follows carrying a man dressed as King Charles I, after him come a group of men carrying oars and dressed as old fashioned sailors. Two open carriages carrying civic dignitaries come next and then two old fashioned stage coaches.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    661.10
    Media URN:
    4740
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:00:00 / 01:17:10:00
    Canister:
    32/74

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