The Town Council has admitted 3 men to be Honorary Freemen and 1 woman to be an Honorary Freewoman in the Town.
To be so admitted, the people concerned have to be, in the opinion of the Town Council:
- persons of distinction, and
- persons who have rendered eminent services to the Town.
The 3 Honorary Freemen are Mr. Grant Bocking, Mr. Chris Brown, and Mr. Anthony Oliver M.B.E.
Mrs Margery Ryan – deceased (1932 – 2022) was admitted the title of Honorary Freewomen in December 2011.