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Mayor - Badge of Office

Basildon Mayor's Badge of Office Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowThe Mayoral Badge of Office represents all parts of Basildon Borough.

Clockwise from the top:

  • the sailing ship represents Billericay and marks the Mayflower expedition to the New World in the year 1620 which included a number of families from the town
  • the corn sheaf and scythe represent Wickford
  • the mallard rising from the marshland is for Pitsea
  • the 17th Century St Nicholas church on the hill represents Laindon
  • at the centre is a silhouette of the Mother and Child Statue by Maurice Lambert, commissioned in 1959 to symbolise the growth of the New Town and which stands today in Basildon's Town Square.

 

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