High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1895

Description:Taken in 1895 this early photgraph shows the High Street and Guildhall in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The area in the centre of the picture is cobbled and horses and carts can be seen, some carts acting as market stalls, others empty waiting to be filled and others being unloaded. The everyday hustle and bustle in this scene takes in the lives of the people who once lived in Newcastle, and is also a scene that would still be recognisable to them today.


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1830s
Cartoon study for the 'Mock Mayor' of Newcastle-under-Lyme
Cartoon study for the 'Mock Mayor' of Newcastle-under-Lyme

Oil on board depicting cartoon detail of images that were considered by the artist ...

1850s
Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Maps of Newcastle-under-Lyme
Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Maps of Newcastle-under-Lyme

These maps were surveyed in 1851 by the Ordnance Survey Department in accordance ...

1880s
Fire Appliances, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Fire Appliances, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A scene of crowds gathered to see a display of a new Merryweather and Shand Mason ...

1900s
William Booth's visit to Newcastle-Under-Lyme
William Booth's visit to Newcastle-Under-Lyme

William Booth was a British Methodist Preacher and the founder and first General ...

1920s
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Robert Beresford, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Robert Beresford, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing ceremony is a tradition in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The newly elected ...

1950s
Castle Hotel, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Castle Hotel, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Castle Hotel opened in around 1820 and was a popular coaching stop for traffic ...

1970s
Guildhall and Market Stalls, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Guildhall and Market Stalls, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Oil on canvas painted in 1975 by Donald H. Rose depicting the Guildhall in Newcastle-under-Lyme. ...

1990s
Guildhall and Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Guildhall and Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Watercolour signed by Alf Fallows and dated 1995 depicting the Guildhall clock and ...

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Donor ref:PA 159 (22/23204)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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