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TITLE
Burgess Ticket of Edward, Prince of Wales
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_D375_P027
DATE OF IMAGE
1931
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
4847
KEYWORDS
royal visits
Edward VIII
Burgess Ticket of Edward, Prince of Wales

A burgess ticket is the document conferring the freedom of a burgh. Originally a fee was charged for admittance to the Burgess Roll which granted several privileges such as the right to trade in the burgh, to buy seats in the church and to be elected to the council. More recently the Freedom of the Burgh has become a ceremonial title conferred on a select few


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Burgess Ticket of Edward, Prince of Wales

1930s

royal visits; Edward VIII

Highland Archive Centre

Sir Alexander MacEwen Papers

A burgess ticket is the document conferring the freedom of a burgh. Originally a fee was charged for admittance to the Burgess Roll which granted several privileges such as the right to trade in the burgh, to buy seats in the church and to be elected to the council. More recently the Freedom of the Burgh has become a ceremonial title conferred on a select few <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service