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LANCASTER WAITS



"Time-Honoured Lancaster", C. Fleury, 1891

From Alan Radford, 4th February 2020.

"The Lancaster Borough Waits, established in 1856 [?], deserve mention.
Their notices bear upon them the arms of the borough, with the words in Roman capitals,
'By your kind permission' [Venia Tua],
and then follows the couplet -


      Underneath my window where the snow lies white,
      I can hear sweet music playing in the night.


At the foot are thw words - flute, violin, concertina, violoncello."



















































































































































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