Captain Alfred Ernest Haywood, Stafford Fire Brigade

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Date:1930

Description:Alfred Ernest Haywood (1876-1958) was born in Newcastle under Lyme, one of 14 children brought up by Alfred and Annie Haywood. The family settled in Thornton's Buildings in Cherry Street, Stafford. Alfred Ernest initially worked in an iron foundry and was promoted to Chief Officer of Stafford Fire Brigade in 1920 and served in that post until 1941 at which point it was incorporated into the National Fire Brigade. He also managed three Stafford public houses in succession: the New Inn, 27 Broad Eye 1902-1919; the Maid's Head Hotel, 39 Gaolgate Street 1919-1924 and the Bear Inn, 7 Greengate Street 1924-1929. He was made an Honorary Freeman of the Borough of Stafford in 1948.


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1600s
Scold's bridle
Scold's bridle

An iron scold's bridle or brank from Stafford. Its date is uncertain, possibly ...

1840s
Broadsheet  - Staffordshire Lent Assizes, 1845
Broadsheet - Staffordshire Lent Assizes, 1845

A broadsheet detailing the sentences for prisoners at the Staffordshire Lent Assizes, ...

1880s
Child's boots
Child's boots

Pair of leather child's button boots, worn by a Stafford child in the late 19th ...

1900s
Needlework sampler
Needlework sampler

Chinese style embroidered piece of silk with gold, blue green and metalic flowers ...

1920s
Women's hat
Women's hat

Black artificial fabric hat with purple, lilac and green silk flowers. It was purchased ...

1940s
Fire Service buttonhole badge
Fire Service buttonhole badge

The National Fire Brigades Association was formed in 1887 as the National Fire Brigades ...

1960s
Brookfields goods recipt, Stafford
Brookfields goods recipt, Stafford

A bill from Brookfields, Greengate St. and St. Mary's Gate, Stafford, Tailor, hosiers ...

1980s
Midland Red Bus in Stafford
Midland Red Bus in Stafford

Passengers are pictured boarding a Midland Red bus in the Stafford area. This photograph ...

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Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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