London Borough of Barking Citizen

Object number

LDVAL 2006.32.1

Date

January 1974

Description

Printed ?Citizen? newspaper provided free to all homes in the London Borough of Barking (then incorporating Barking and Dagenham). Dated April 1974, No. 6. The front page contains an article on Cllr. Mrs Godfrey, the new Mayor-elect for the Borough, and mother of Mrs Hilda Bastable. Mrs Godfrey was elected as Mayor for the year 1974-5. Her daughter, Hilda Bastable was her Mayoress for this term. In the top right corner of the front page is a coloured photograph of Alderman George Crouch, Mrs Annie Thomas and Mr ?Jimmy? Beane with their illuminated Freedom of the Borough certificates.

Physical description

8 page printed newspaper containing various articles concerning Barking and Dagenham, including public interest, entertainment, politics and business adverts. Printed throughout in black ink (except the red in the main logo) with colour and black and white photographs.

Condition

Fair

Type

Newspaper

Size

Whole length: 430mm
width: 335mm

Collection type

Ephemera

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1670 (2006-12-15)

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Metadata
DateJanuary 1974
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeNewspaper
Collection typeEphemera