Hornblower - Ned Heward

Image ID: 00438

Hornblower - Ned Heward

Date: c1914

Ned Heward was Hornblower from 1903 to 1916. The Hornblower holds an historic position which began towards the end of the reign of Elizabeth I. His function is to set the nightly watch at the corners of the obelisk and the residence of the Lord Mayor. A plaque providing full details of the holders of the post, from the time of Benjamin Simmonds, can be seen on the north face of the obelisk.

Courtesy of Unknown

Category: Civic Life, People, Dignitaries, Portraits

Organisation Reference: A1802

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