Of Rochdale Theatre interest; A George III silver theatre ticket unmarked, circa 1794
Lot 56
Of Rochdale Theatre interest; A George III silver theatre ticket unmarked, circa 1794
Sold for £525 (US$ 881) inc. premium
Lot Details
Of Rochdale Theatre interest; A George III silver theatre ticket
unmarked, circa 1794
Inscribed "Theatre Rochdale No.2" with a bright-cut border, the reverse engraved "Mr Hamer" with oak leaves, 5 x 3.5cm.

Footnotes

  • The Rochdale Theatre on Toad Lane was granted a two year lease on the 1st November 1794 with 11 subscribers, John Hamer being the second on the list. It was a vacant Wesleyan chapel and was demolished in 1865.

    Mr. John Hamer Esq., d. 1806, was an attorney in Rochdale, he lived in a property called the Wood that was eventually pulled down and is now the site of the Town Hall.

    With thanks to the Local Studies Staff at the Rochdale Link4Life
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