Title:
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Level: Category
Sound Archive
Level: Fonds
TED HALEY RECORDINGS
Level: Series
Southend recordings
Scope and Content:
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973. The new mayor was Alderman Geoffrey Baum. The retiring mayor was Alderman Edward John Pollitt.

SIDE A
[0:00] Testimonial to Henry Bride, recently deceased [3:30] Welcome of overseas visitors from Ostend, Rotterdam and West Berlin [5:30] Election of Mayor - proposal by Councillor Andy Wright, including details of Geoffrey Baum's career [10:15] Seconded by Councillor Anne Goodman, including information on Mrs Joyce Baum [12:00] Support from Alderman Evans, including some comments about the office of mayor [16:45] Support from Councillor Burstin [17:45] Declaration [18:40] Alderman Geoffrey Baum taking office [19:55] Speech by the new Mayor [27:55] Vote of thanks to the outgoing Mayor given by Alderman Mussett [38:05] Second to the vote of thanks by Councillor Mrs Beryl Schofield [41:30] Support from Alderman Evans [43:30] Support from Councillor Burstin.

SIDE B
[1:00] Presentation of badge to the outgoing Mayor [2:25] Outgoing Mayor's reply [12:05] Appointment of Deputy Mayor, Alderman Edward John Pollitt [13:50] Appointment of Chaplain [14:35] End.
Dates of Creation:
1973
Extent:
60 minutes
Creator Name:
Edward Haley
Admin History:
This was to be the last mayor making ceremony for Southend as a County Borough, although the ceremonies did continue in a similar form in the years to follow.
Archivist Note:
Amended by SJM 11/07/2016
Physical Characteristics:
C90 cassette

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Mayors Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Personal Names Henry
Bride
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Personal Names Alderman
-
Evans
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Personal Names Alderman
Albert Victor
Mussett
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Personal Names Alderman
Edward John
Pollitt
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Personal Names Alderman
Geoffrey
Baum
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Personal Names Councillor
Burstin
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Personal Names Councillor
Andy
Wright
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Personal Names Councillor
Anne
Goodman
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Personal Names Councillor Mrs
Beryl
Schofield
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Personal Names Mrs
Joyce
Baum
Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Place Names Southend-on-Sea Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Document Types Sound recording Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973
Institutions Southend Borough Council Southend Mayor Making Ceremony 1973