Weights and Measures at Work, Stafford

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Date:1980 - 1982 (c.)

Description:Some commodities such as petrol, coal, food and drink are sold by weight, measure or number.

Inspectors of Weights and Measures check that the quantity of such items are correctly calculated, so neither the seller or purchaser are defrauded, either by accident or on purpose.


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1680s
Stafford Viewed from Coton Hill,
Stafford Viewed from Coton Hill,

View of Stafford from the east. The churches of St. Chad's (left) and St. Mary's ...

1880s
Izaak Walton's Birthplace, Stafford,
Izaak Walton's Birthplace, Stafford,

Izaak Walton's birthplace, Eastgate Street. The building was being used as a coach ...

1910s
John Bagnall's Engineering Works, Exterior View, Stafford,
John Bagnall's Engineering Works, Exterior View, Stafford,

Entrance to John Bagnall's carriage works, Pitcher Bank. The building was once ...

1930s
Martin Street, Stafford
Martin Street, Stafford

View looking towards Eastgate Street. 15 Martin Street, on the right, is now ...

1950s
Castle Inn, Stafford,
Castle Inn, Stafford,

The Castle Inn on Eastgate Street, demolished in the 1960s. The site was redeveloped ...

1970s
Shrewsbury Arms, Stafford,
Shrewsbury Arms, Stafford,

The white building on the corner of Pitcher Bank is the Shrewsbury Arms.

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Image courtesy of: Staffordshire County Records Office

Donor ref:County Record Office No., D4903/11, img: 1900 (18/2347)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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