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Ancient ceremony of Chopping Sticks, and Counting Horse-shoes and Hob-nails...1844 Featured Print

Ancient ceremony of Chopping Sticks, and Counting Horse-shoes and Hob-nails...1844

Ancient ceremony of Chopping Sticks, and Counting Horse-shoes and Hob-nails, in the Court of the Exchequer, 1844. London aldermen performing a traditional custom: ...an officer of the Court handed to him a bill-hook; the officer then took a small bundle of sticks...whilst the Alderman struck it and cut it asunder. The bill-hook was then exchanged for a small hatchet, and a similar bundle of sticks cut in like manner...the Alderman, having first counted certain horseshoes placed upon a table, and declared their number, a tray was handed to him containing a number of hob-nails, which he also counted...The senior Alderman, in fact, does suit and service for the tenants of a manor in Shropshire, by chopping the sticks in token of its having been customary for the tenants of that manor to supply their lord with fuel. The counting of the horse-shoes and nails is another suit and service of the owners of a forge in the parish of St. Clement...'. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol V

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Swan-Upping on the Thames, from Brentford Ait, 1844. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Swan-Upping on the Thames, from Brentford Ait, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Swan-Upping on the Thames, from Brentford Ait, 1844. Annual event in which mute swans on the River Thames in west London are rounded up, caught, ringed, and then released. The procedure is carried out by members of the the London guilds. In the Thames, at present, the greatest number of swans belong to the Queen, and the Companies of Vintners and Dyers own the next largest proportion; but the birds are far less numerous than they used to be. They are marked upon the upper mandible with a knife or other sharp instrument. The "Swan-upping", or "Swan-hopping", as it is vulgarly termed, is the catching and taking up the swans to mark the cygnets, and renew that on the old birds, if obliterated, in the presence of the royal swan herdsman...'. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol V

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Meeting of the Improved Order of Old Friends in Finsbury-Square, 1844. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Meeting of the Improved Order of Old Friends in Finsbury-Square, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Meeting of the Improved Order of Old Friends in Finsbury-Square, 1844. Ceremony in London: ...the several lodges passed in procession, each accompanied by its banner and band of music...the appearance of the banners very splendid, there being no lack of gold and silver upon these huge floating sheets of emblazonry...There were in the entire procession nearly 2000 persons, 74 banners, and 30 bands of music; and the moving masses of spectators were astounding....The "Order" is an improved Friendly Society, one of those institutions which, when founded upon correct principles, and prudently conducted, are beneficial both to their members and to the community at large. Like most of that which is excellent in English habits, these societies are of very ancient origin'. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol I

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