This model silver cradle is presented by a number of the Burgesses of Liverpool, to Mary Horsfall...Ye. Spirit of Ye. Legend. "Gif Leverpoole's Good Maior Sh.d Everre Bee made Fatherre Inne Hys Yeare offe Maioralltee, Thenne Sal Bee Gyften, Bye ye.Tovvnmenne Free Tane Sylverre Cradle to Hys Faire Ladye." Christened by John Lord Bishop of Chester at Christ Church Everton, October 30th. 1848. John Holmes, Chairman. R.C. Gardner Treasurer. John Smith, Secretary. Coll. George Cawler, K.H. Godfather, Mrs. C.H. Horsfall, Miss S.S. Horsfall. Godmothers.
Lithograph. 380 x 285mm.
Mary Horsfall was the wife to the Conservative Party politician, Thomas Berry Horsfall (1805-1878.) He was a MP for many years and Lord Mayor of Liverpool from 1847 to 1848.
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