Mitcham Fair opening, headed by key bearer Mr R Clasper

Mitcham Fair opening, headed by key bearer Mr R Clasper

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1912
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Daily Graphic Photographs
Picture Reference Mit_​Events_​Fair_​9-2
Original Format Clipping of photograph
Notes / History Mitcham Fair opening (1912), declaring the fair open
with the 4 foot “Golden Key” (Elizabethan custom). It
has been said that Queen Elizabeth I granted a
Charter to hold the 3 day fair on the green, but this has not been
proven.

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