Medallion commemorating the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria

The village of Banwell is found in the North Somerset district of the county. In 1887 the village's Fire Brigade issued this medallion to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. That same year the fire brigade were given a cottage on East Street by Miss Fazakerley. This would become the fire station and can still be seen today.
Accession Loan No.
TTNCM : 83.AC.44
Collection Class
Domestic & Social Life
Common Name
medallion commemorating the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria
Simple Name
Production Person Surname
Moore (1817-1892)
Production Person Initials
Period Classification
Modern (AD 1800-Present)
Production Date
white metal
Joseph Moore (1817-1892)
Issuer Person
Banwell Fire Brigade
Inscription / Transcription
obverse: IN COMMEM...QUEEN VICTORIA 1837-1887 / bust l.; reverse: BANWELL/VOLUNTEER FIRE/BRIGADE 1887 / wreath & coats of arms

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