Town Clerk Wig and Wig Box with brush



Town Clerk Wig and Wig Box with brush

Wig and wig box made by Ede & Son (Robe Makers to her Majesty) of Chancery Lane, London, worn by the Town Clerk as a symbol of their time in office. Made with horse hair and was usually kept in it's box. The wig is still brought out at ceremonial occasions.

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Record number:CT21.009
Simple name:town clerk uniform
Classification term:rich histories
Period:19th century, late
Date:1868 1921 Company was known during this time as Ede & Son