Opening of Booth Bridge, near Newton, Blithfield

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Date:12th of March 1926

Description:Tape cutting at opening ceremony of Booth Bridge over the River Blythe, on the road between Kingstone and Newton, near Blithfield. Commissioned by Uttoxeter Rural District Council, the single span concrete bridge cost £1700, is 63 feet in length and was built by Messrs Ward and Godbere.

William Hollingsworth (1859-1934) is 2nd from the right.

Photographer: Gerald McCann, photographers of High Street, Uttoxeter.

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Creators: Mr Gerald McCann - Creator

Image courtesy of: Mrs G.S. McCann

Donor ref:P76-041-10470 (37/43147)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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