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Crier Collection

Background imageCrier Collection: Town crier, St Marys, Scilly Isles

Town crier, St Marys, Scilly Isles
The local town crier, Wilfred Tonkin, on St Mary s, Scilly Isles. Seen here announcing the fact that the Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, has taken up residence in his holiday bungalow

Background imageCrier Collection: Town Crier in pony and trap, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Town Crier in pony and trap, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
James Smith, Town Crier of Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, in pony and trap. Seen here passing the butchers shop owned by J Potter, where cuts of meat are on display

Background imageCrier Collection: The old city bellman, Norwich

The old city bellman, Norwich
Photograph of an old city bellman in Norwich, UK 1905

Background imageCrier Collection: Dorset Town Crier

Dorset Town Crier
Oh yeyh, oh yeyh!. The Town Crier of Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, wearing the traditional costume. Date: 1950s

Background imageCrier Collection: Town crier at Clitheroe Country Fair, Lancashire, England

Town crier at Clitheroe Country Fair, Lancashire, England
The town crier bawls out the latest news at Clitheroe Country Fair, Lancashire, England. First published The Daily Telegraph Date: 1988

Background imageCrier Collection: Advert, Van Houten's Cocoa, with town crier

Advert, Van Houten's Cocoa, with town crier. Date: circa 1900

Background imageCrier Collection: New London Bridge, Billingsgate and the Scavenger

New London Bridge, Billingsgate and the Scavenger. New London Bridge built by John Rennie in 1825 4, Billingsgate fish market 5 and Scavengers with horse and cart cleaning the streets 6

Background imageCrier Collection: Town crier

Town crier
an 18th century town crier at work in the snowy conditions. Artist: E C G Date: circa 1908

Background imageCrier Collection: Outbreak of WWII - Sphere cover - Proclamation of war London

Outbreak of WWII - Sphere cover - Proclamation of war London
Front cover of The Sphere with photograph depicting an official proclamation about the declaration of war made by Mr W. J

Background imageCrier Collection: Christmas frieze, Yule Log and Town Crier in Snow

Christmas frieze, Yule Log and Town Crier in Snow

Background imageCrier Collection: Christmas frieze, Town Crier in the snow

Christmas frieze, Town Crier in the snow

Background imageCrier Collection: Street Trade seller - toys

Street Trade seller - toys
William Liston from Glasgow, served under the Duke of York in Holland, where on the 6th of October 1799, he lost his right arm and left leg and his place in the army

Background imageCrier Collection: Town Crier Date: 1940

Town Crier Date: 1940

Background imageCrier Collection: FRENCH PUBLIC CRIER

FRENCH PUBLIC CRIER
A French public crier makes an announcement : a mother shows her child the broadside, but passing street pedlars only laugh... Date: 17th century

Background imageCrier Collection: TOWN CRIER / CONTEST

TOWN CRIER / CONTEST
The parade at the start of the Town Criers Contest, Southampton, Hampshire. Date: 1950s

Background imageCrier Collection: DEATH CRIERS

DEATH CRIERS
Two Death Criers who accompany the funeral procession : left - a French crier right - English Date: 17th century

Background imageCrier Collection: Market day 1856

Market day 1856
Market day in a country town, with the Town Crier crying, a farmers wife in a cart, a beggar, a carriage advertising a circus, an organic vegetable stall, and much, much more... Date: 1856

Background imageCrier Collection: Champion Town Crier

Champion Town Crier
Mr. Gomer Thomas, winner of the National Town Criers Championships of England and Wales, at Marlborough, Wiltshire, waving his Champtionship Cup aloft!

Background imageCrier Collection: Baileys Furniture Paste

Baileys Furniture Paste
Bagleys Furniture Paste polish, 1900 1900

Background imageCrier Collection: Town crier in action, Lyme Regis, Dorset

Town crier in action, Lyme Regis, Dorset
Town crier in action on the sea front at Lyme Regis, Dorset. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageCrier Collection: Cuthbert Featherstone

Cuthbert Featherstone
CUTHBERT FEATHERSTONE Crier to the king - presumably James I ? Date: 1537 - 1615

Background imageCrier Collection: Social / French Village

Social / French Village
The French equivalent of a town crier, the Tambour du Village, reads some news to a crowd of people Date: circa 1920

Background imageCrier Collection: Town crier in action, Fowey, Cornwall

Town crier in action, Fowey, Cornwall
Town crier in action at Fowey, Cornwall. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageCrier Collection: Illustration of a Town Crier

Illustration of a Town Crier, ringing his bell and proclaiming

Background imageCrier Collection: Ilfracombes Town Crier - R. Martin

Ilfracombes Town Crier - R. Martin
Ilfracombes Town Crier - Mr R. Martin on horseback, carrying his bell. The horse has special tack which bears the legend: Town Crier ! Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCrier Collection: Poor street magazine seller and child

Poor street magazine seller and child
A poor ragged woman with a very beaten-up face pictured ironically selling the magazine Larks on the street whilst clutching her infant child Date: circ 1898

Background imageCrier Collection: Kuropatkin(?) as town crier

Kuropatkin(?) as town crier. Print shows a man, possibly Russian General Aleksei Nikolaevich Kuropatkin, wearing suit and skis, holding a bell and a sheaf of papers

Background imageCrier Collection: TOWN CRIER

TOWN CRIER
The town crier at Corsham, Wiltshire, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageCrier Collection: Baby / Town Crier 1921

Baby / Town Crier 1921
A distraught baby: the popular town-crier. Date: 1921

Background imageCrier Collection: Town Crier / Contest

Town Crier / Contest
A contestant from St. Columb, Cornwall at the Town Criers Contest held in Southampton, Hampshire. Date: 1950s

Background imageCrier Collection: Indian Town crier beating his drum

Indian Town crier beating his drum

Background imageCrier Collection: Cycling Town Crier

Cycling Town Crier
The Town Crier of Sidmouth, Devon, uses a tricycle to take him from one street corner to the next

Background imageCrier Collection: C17 Maypole

C17 Maypole
The Town Crier summons the populace to the maypole set up in the village street

Background imageCrier Collection: Town Crier Circa 1800

Town Crier Circa 1800
A Town Crier advertises the disappearance of Mr Guinea - an allusion to the inflation caused by the wars with France

Background imageCrier Collection: TOWN CRIER / 1890 S

TOWN CRIER / 1890 S
A town crier announces the latest news

Background imageCrier Collection: Unruly Crowd at Hustings

Unruly Crowd at Hustings
An unruly crowd attend the hustings at Eatanswill

Background imageCrier Collection: French Village Crier

French Village Crier
The crier in a French village has summoned the villagers with his drum and now reads them the news of the day

Background imageCrier Collection: Puritan Town Crier

Puritan Town Crier
Puritan town crier, sent through town to prohibit Christmas Junketings


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