Best kept council house garden in Barking

Object number

LDVAL 2006.10.6

Date

1929

Description

Large silver trophy presented to the tenant in a Barking Council house with the best kept garden of the year. Presented by Councillor Barbara E. Jackson, July 1930. Awarded between 1930 and 1980.

Physical description

Large shallow cup trophy. Has a plain, rounded body, and a deeply banded stem with a stepped foot. Has undecorated handles.

Condition

Good

Notes

WINNERS 1930. J. Smith 1931. W. F. P. Quash 1932. C. A. Petts 1933. C. A. Petts 1934. C. A. Petts 1935. C. A. Petts 1936. C. A. Petts 1937. C. A. Petts 1938. J. Smith 1939. C. A. Petts 1948. H. Bennett 1949. J. Smith 1950. J. Smith 1951. J. Smith 1952. J. Smith 1953. W. C. Bayton 1954. W. C. Bayton 1955. J. A. Wright 1956. W. C. Brazier 1957. J. A. Wright 1958. W. C. Brazier 1959. W. G. Jupe 1960. H. J. Witham 1961. W. G. Jupe 1962. R. E. Francis 1963. R. E. Francis 1964. J. W. Skilleter 1965. J. W. Skilleter 1966. J. W. Skilleter 1967. J. W. Skilleter 1968. J. W. Skilleter 1969. A. J. Mansell 1970. A. J. mansell 1971. M. E. Miller 1972. H. J. Witham 1973. H. J. Witham 1974. M. E. Miller 1975. M. E. Miller 1976. M. E. Miller 1977. M. E. Miller 1978. M. E. Miller 1979. M. E. Miller 1980. M. E. Miller

Type

Trophy

Size

Whole height: 274mm
Diameter - top: 240mm
Diameter - base: 155mm

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription Engraved On front: JULY. 1930 PRESENTED BY COUNCILLOR BARBARA E. JACKSON TO BE HELD BY THE TENANT IN A BARKING COUNCIL HOUSE HAVING THE BEST-KEPT GARDEN OF THE YEAR
Hallmark Stamped On back by left handle: Array

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1643/6 (2006-02-14)

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Gallery

Metadata
Date1929
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeTrophy
Collection typeSocial history