• Short Summary

    Bexley receives a charter of incorporation as a borough.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BEXLEY CHARTER CELEBRATIONS".

    Bexley, Kent.

    Several shots of the town dignitaries and crowds gathered to greet Lord Conwallis who is to present the charter of incorporation as a borough to Bexley. Lord and Lady Conwallis arrive in a car. They are greeted by town officials. Succession of shots of parade in honour of the guest - boy scouts, brass bands, school children etc. Several shots of the Lord Conwallis inspecting ex-servicemen and receiving council officials - crowds watching. Lady Conwallis receives flowers from a little girl. Lord Conwallis presents Mayor with the charter, crowds cheering.

    There is no mention of this item in the original paperwork for this issue. It is possible that it belongs to another issue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    935.62
    Media URN:
    13902
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:45:00 / 01:55:26:00
    Canister:
    37/79

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