Tennis match, Darlaston Hall

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Date:1890 - 1900 (c.)

Description:Tennis being played on two grass courts next to the formal gardens which stood on the eastern side of Darlaston Hall, near Stone. At the time of this photograph the Hall belonged to the Meakin family, pottery manufacturers, who purchased Darlaston Hall from the Jervis family in 1880. The Hall remained in the Meakin family up to 1951. The hall has since been demolished and a bungalow now occupies the site.


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1860s
James Meakin, Darlaston Hall
James Meakin, Darlaston Hall

A carte-de-visite studio portrait of James Meakin (1830-1885), director of the pottery ...

1910s
Meakin family, Darlaston Hall
Meakin family, Darlaston Hall

James Lionel Meakin standing with his mother, Mrs. Emily Meakin who is seated holding ...

1930s
Gardens, Darlaston Hall, near Stone
Gardens, Darlaston Hall, near Stone

Mrs Emily Meakin pictured walking her dog in the grounds of her home, Darlaston ...

1950s
J & G Meakin Ltd. Centenary celebrations, Darlaston Hall, Stone
J & G Meakin Ltd. Centenary celebrations, Darlaston Hall, Stone

Centenary celebrations for J & G Meakin, Pottery Manufacturers inside a marquee, ...

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Source: Staffordshire County Record Office

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