Stone Volunteer Band,

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Date:1889 - 1891 (c.)

Description:The band was formed by Band Sergt. H. Wood from members of Stone's battalion of volunteers. Several of Sergt. Wood's sons served in the company and played in the band.

The band was very popular and played at numerous events and dances throughout the area. On Whit Monday 1889 they had the honour of being the first band to play on the bandstand in Longton Park.


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1890s
Stables, Crown Hotel, Stone,
Stables, Crown Hotel, Stone,

The Crown Hotel on High Street was damaged by fire in 1778. The new building was ...

1910s
Belgian Refugees, Stone,
Belgian Refugees, Stone,

1950s
High Street, Stone,
High Street, Stone,

The supermarket with the canopy (on the right) had recently been built when this ...

1970s
Air Training Corps Recruitment Display, Stone
Air Training Corps Recruitment Display, Stone

The aim of the Air Training Corps was to prepare cadets for service in the Royal ...

1990s
Stone and District Rotary Club Members,
Stone and District Rotary Club Members,

District 1210.

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Image courtesy of: Stone Historical and Civic Society

Donor ref:Stone Hist. and Civic Soc. No., PT00318, img: 2557 (18/2935)

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