Boxing Day Party, Swan Hotel, Stafford,

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Date:26th of December 1948

Description:Boxing Day party in the Ballroom at the Swan Hotel on Greengate Street. This event was a regular charity fundraiser.

Situated in Greengate, the Swan Hotel was originally built as two private town houses in the seventeenth century, joined by a central archway. The buildings were converted into a coaching inn in 1752 and a Georgian front was later added.


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1860s
Greengate Street, Stafford,
Greengate Street, Stafford,

Note the cattle tethered by the Swan Hotel, whose sign can be seen clearly in the ...

1890s
Lloyds Vaults Public House, Stafford,
Lloyds Vaults Public House, Stafford,

The Lloyds Vaults public house was originally built in the late eighteenth century ...

1910s
Main Staircase, Chetwynd House, Stafford
Main Staircase, Chetwynd House, Stafford

Chetwynd House was built around 1712-1715 by William Chetwynd, 3rd Viscount Chetwynd ...

1930s
Stafford Telephone Exchange
Stafford Telephone Exchange

Switchboard operators. The Telephone Exchange was located on Mill Bank, behind ...

1950s
Dining Room, Swan Hotel, Stafford,
Dining Room, Swan Hotel, Stafford,

The Dining Room of the Swan Hotel on Greengate Street. Situated in Greengate, ...

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Image courtesy of: Peatfield, J. Mrs

Donor ref:J. Peatfield no., PT00625, img: 3440 (18/3743)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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