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|Date Photo Taken||19th September 1934|
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|Notes / History||Official Ceremony. The Charter Mayor, Mr R.M Chart with the Mayoress and his son, Mr S Chart.
During the official ceremony, the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey awarded a charter to the new Mayor of Mitcham, Robert Masters Chart, thus conferring Borough status on the former Urban District.
Local children were given time off their school work to watch the parade and ceremony, and listen to speeches. There was also music, dancing and a sports display.
Each child was presented with a lavender blue china mug, bearing the new Borough coat of arms, as a souvenir.