George V and Queen Mary visit Newcastle-under-Lyme, View of High Street

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Date:1925

Description:George V and Queen Mary visited Newcastle as part of a visit to north Staffordshire in 1925. During the same visit the King created the city out of the County Borough of Stoke-on-Trent.

The island site, seen here on the right hand side, was demolished in the 1930's, and the Lancaster Buildings were built on the site. The shop on the far right hand side was Hamrogue's tobacconists.


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1800s
View from Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme looking south
View from Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme looking south

Watercolour by James Hulse of a view looking from Red Lion Square towards the High ...

1830s
View of the High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
View of the High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This oil painting by James Hulse c. 1839 shows the High Street in Newcastle-under-Lyme. ...

1860s
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Taken in 1860 this photograph shows the west side of the High Street in Newcastle-under-Lyme. ...

1890s
Caddick Adams family's nanny dressed as Queen Victoria, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Caddick Adams family's nanny dressed as Queen Victoria, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Caddick Adams family's nanny is here pictured dressed as Queen Victoria, for ...

1910s
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This view of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre from the bottom of the High Street ...

1930s
Police station, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Police station, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Police station opened in 1834, for Newcastle's first police constable, and was ...

1950s
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Ethel shaw, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Ethel shaw, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing ceremony is a tradition in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The newly ...

1980s
Removal of the Original Market Cross, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Removal of the Original Market Cross, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is the original damaged market cross being removed by crane. The Midland ...

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Donor ref:1993.8.26 (22/4367)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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