Beating the Bounds Photos, 28 April 2007

These photos were taken on 28 April 2007 during the Beating the Bounds ceremony at the boundary stone where the '39 Steps' footpath joins Waste Lane. The ceremonial party, including the Lord Mayor of Chester and two representatives from Kelsall Parish Council (Noel Dutton and John Leather), travelled by coach from Chester Town Hall to four boundary stones before heading for lunch at The Oak. The boundary stones visited were those at Bumpers Lane, Blacon (Western Ave), Stanney Woods and Kelsall. The school boy who was ceremoniously bumped at the Kelsall boundary stone was Stephen Macaulay of Kelsall School and Orchard Way. More information on the Beating the Bounds ceremony can be found here. Thanks are due to Lesley Falshaw of the Lord Mayor's Office for this information and for providing the captions beneath the photos.

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Beating the Bounds Photo 1, 28 April 2007. Ceremonial party arrives.

Ceremonial party arrives




Beating the Bounds Photo 2, 28 April 2007. Chris Conroy - Lord Mayor Attendant, Ian Burns -  Mayor of E'Port Attendant, Don Wainwright - Mace Bearer.

Chris Conroy - Lord Mayor Attendant
Ian Burns - Mayor of E'Port Attendant
Don Wainwright - Mace Bearer


Beating the Bounds Photo 3, 28 April 2007. Ian Burns - Mayor of E'Port Attendant, Peter Coleman - Sword Bearer, Don Wainwright - Mace Bearer.

Ian Burns - Mayor of E'Port Attendant
Peter Coleman - Sword Bearer
Don Wainwright - Mace Bearer

Beating the Bounds Photo 4, 28 April 2007. Peter Coleman - Sword bearer, Lord Mayor of Chester - Cllr Sandra Rudd, Don Wainwright - Mace bearer.

Peter Coleman - Sword bearer
Lord Mayor of Chester - Cllr Sandra Rudd
Don Wainwright - Mace bearer



Beating the Bounds Photo 5, 28 April 2007. Lord Mayor of Chester - Cllr Sandra Rudd, Stephen Macaulay, Deputy Mayor of Vale Royal - Cllr Doug Shingler.

Stephen Macaulay being 'bumped'!
Lord Mayor of Chester - Cllr Sandra Rudd
Stephen Macaulay
Deputy Mayor of Vale Royal - Cllr Doug Shingler


Beating the Bounds Photo 6, 28 April 2007. Lord Mayor of Chester - Cllr Sandra Rudd.

Lord Mayor of Chester - Cllr Sandra Rudd

Beating the Bounds Photo 7, 28 April 2007. Peter Coleman - Sword bearer, Sheriff of Chester - Cllr David Hughes, Lord Mayor of Chester - Cllr Sandra Rudd, Don Wainwright - Mace bearer.

Peter Coleman - Sword bearer
Sheriff of Chester - Cllr David Hughes
Lord Mayor of Chester - Cllr Sandra Rudd
Don Wainwright - Mace bearer

Beating the Bounds Photo 8, 28 April 2007. Pat Schofield - Sheriff's Porter, Chris Conroy - Lord Mayor's Attendant.

Pat Schofield - Sheriff's Porter
Chris Conroy - Lord Mayor's Attendant

Beating the Bounds Photo 9, 28 April 2007. The Macaulay Family, Jacquie, Anna, Stephen, Matthew and Andrew.

The Macaulay Family
Jacquie, Anna, Stephen,
Matthew and Andrew

Photos courtesy Glennys Hammmond