GREAT BRITAIN 1849 Borough of Gateshead Boundary Silver Token




Collections: Tokens, World Tokens

Product type: Token

Vendor: Britannianumismatics



GREAT BRITAIN Borough of Gateshead Boundary Token / Perambulation 24th May 1849 GEOE HAWKS ESQR MAYOR WILLIAM HENRY BROCKETT JAMES SMITH WILLIAM KENMIR THOMAS WILSON JOHN CUTHBERT POTTS THOMAS CUMMINS ALDERMEN WILLIAM KELL TOWN CLERK 31.9mm Silver Token Edge has been drilled at top edge for suspension, not visual looking at obverse or reverse. 

Perambulation is the act of surveying land. In English law, its historical meaning is to establish the bounds of a municipality by walking around it.