Mayor Making- City of Southampton.(52).

Mayor Making-Guildhall-18th. May 2011.

The illustration is of the ‘Mayor Making’ ceremony in the Guildhall.  Senior Executives & City Councillors occupy the stage for the event of appointing the City’s Mayor for the ensuing year.
The Mayor chairs the Council meetings & fulfils many events during  the Mayoral year. This year’s ceremony will appoint the 789th. Mayor of the City of Southampton.  It is the 74th year of the Guildhall’s opening in 1937.  For further information see my Blog No. 25. 

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RMS Titanic-Presentation.(51).

RMS Titanic-Presentation to City of Southampton-13th. April 2011.

Many Southampton residents who were crew members (over 640) of the RMS Titanic perished when the vessel hit an iceberg in the North Atlantic on the 15th. April 1912. Southampton has various features which add to our record of this important historical incident.The City of Southampton Society-donated this feature to our City when we presented it to Her Worship The 788th. Mayor -Clr. Mrs. Cunio. (Mrs Jacky Barnes & Mr Jack Candy) at an event  at the Civic Centre on 13th. April 2011- ( 99th. Anniversary).Funds were obtained from the Society’s Queen’s Peace Fountain & RMS. Titanic Public Appeals. Illustration courtesy Southern Daily Echo.