2003: Haringey, regalia and the Tottenham Pottery connection

This page shows a newscutting is from the Wood Green Journal 4 September 2003 to mark a visit to the Civic Offices of Haringey. The purpose was to meet the then mayor, Councillor Erline Prescott and to view the ceremonial mace which was presented to the borough in the 1930s by Sidney Brandon Cole, its first mayor and then owner of the family pottery in White Hart Lane, Tottenham.

Pat Cryer meeting the mayor of Haringey in 2003
Sid Cole presenting the ceremonial mace in the 1930s

The above photograph, which is courtesy of Bruce Castle Museum, shows the original presentation of the mace by Sid Cole.

The following is a close up of the inscription to his father, E G Cole, which reads:

Presented
to the
BOROUGH OF WOOD GREEN
by
Mr Councillor S. B. COLE
in memory of his father
THE LATE MR E. G. COLE
September 1933

   

Haringey regalia - mace, inscribed with name of E G Cole

  

  

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