The Mayoress’s chain – bought to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

The Mayoress's chain - bought to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

The Mayoress’s chain – bought to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

The Mayoress’s Chain bought to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. The wives of the Morley councillors paid for this chain in 1897 in honour of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. The chain was made of 18 carat gold, contains diamonds and replicas of the Borough Coat of Arms. It was supplied by Ezra Marshall of Queen Street, Morley and was first worn on 21st June 1897 by the Mayoress, Mrs Middlebrook.