Freedom of the City ceremony in Market Place

Image ID: 00601

Freedom of the City ceremony in Market Place

Date: 1949

Large crowds and mayoral party witnessing the presentation by the Mayor of Ripon FC Lowley of the Freedom of the City to the Corps of the Royal Engineers on 27 July 1949. The mayor is in the company of Chief Royal Engineer Lt Gen Sir Guy C Williams. The Freedom of the City gives the military the ability to enter the City drums beating, colours flying and bayonets fixed.

Category: Civic Life, Military, Armed Forces, Ceremonies, Civic Events

Organisation Reference: B3409

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