1934 Charter Day Beakers

On Wednesday, 19th September, 1934, school children were given a day off to watch the Mitcham Charter Day Parade. Each child was also given a lavender blue china mug.

The coat of arms for the newly formed Borough of Mitcham was on one side of the beaker.

Image reproduced by kind permission of Lloyd Pocock, from the website Ashtead Pottery

Image reproduced by kind permission of Lloyd Pocock, from the website Ashtead Pottery

On the other side was written:

1934.
Mitcham’s
Charter Year

Image reproduced by kind permission of Lloyd Pocock, from the website Ashtead Pottery

Image reproduced by kind permission of Lloyd Pocock, from the website Ashtead Pottery

The beakers were made by the Ashtead Pottery, which had been in business since 1923.

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