ID number RELAWM15431
Title Christmas plum pudding : Trooper T Ashford, 2 New South Wales Mounted Infantry
Collection Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Maker Crosse & Blackwell
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made c 1899-1901
Physical description Tin; Foodstuffs; Lead


Circular tin with lead solder containing a Christmas pudding. The manufacturer's labels are on the top and sides of the tin with the maker's details and serving instructions. The label on top is decorated with a holly wreath.


This Christmas pudding was given to 106 Trooper Thomas Ashford of 2 New South Wales Mounted Rifles during his service in South Africa for Christmas in 1901. Ashford returned to Australia in 1902.