Charity run, Market Square, Stafford

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Date:1969

Description:Venture Scouts pictured in front of the Shire Hall, Stafford at the start of a long distance relay run from Stafford to London to raise money for Stafford's Link charity for the elderly. A runner holding a baton is starting off on the far right. Merlin Maddock is standing fourth from right. Ten Stafford Venture Scouts covered the distance in 19 hours 35 minutes and 4 seconds.


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1600s
Scold's bridle
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1770s
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1840s
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1880s
Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd
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1910s
Fire Engine 'Catherine' with Crew, Stafford Fire Brigade
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1940s
Horticultural Show, Shire Hall, Stafford
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1970s
Charity event, Market Square, Stafford
Charity event, Market Square, Stafford

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2010s
Memorial to Thomas Noon Talfourd, Shire Hall, Stafford
Memorial to Thomas Noon Talfourd, Shire Hall, Stafford

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Image courtesy of: Mr Fred Waygood

Donor ref:P2019.019.0040 (37/40034)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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