Greengate Street, Stafford

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Date:1990

Description:This view was taken looking south from Market Square to Greengate Street in Stafford. Later in 1992 the town centre became pedestrianised and the A34 was re-routed around the town.

All of the buildings in the picture remain (June 2022) although some have changed use on several occasions. On the extreme left is the HSBC Bank, in the centre the Ancient High House can be seen rising above the mini-bus, which was one of several that provided a bus service around the Stafford area for some years. Third from the right is Curry’s electrical store.

This photograph was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon.


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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, ...

1860s
Token, J. Tasker Evans, Stafford
Token, J. Tasker Evans, Stafford

John Tasker Evans appears in local directories 1863-1880 at 34 Gaolgate Street, ...

1880s
Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd
Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd

Thomas Noon Talfourd (1795-1854), was a writer, judge, and politician. He was called ...

1910s
The Zetland Cafe, Market Square, Stafford
The Zetland Cafe, Market Square, Stafford

Agnes Galloway opened the Zetland Café on the first floor of 54a Greengate ...

1930s
Captain Alfred Ernest Haywood, Stafford Fire Brigade
Captain Alfred Ernest Haywood, Stafford Fire Brigade

Alfred Ernest Haywood (1876-1958) was born in Newcastle under Lyme, one of 14 children ...

1950s
Polish Freedom Parade, Stafford
Polish Freedom Parade, Stafford

The Polish Freedom Parade passing through Market Square, Stafford. Girls in Polish ...

1960s
Charity run, Market Square, Stafford
Charity run, Market Square, Stafford

Venture Scouts pictured in front of the Shire Hall, Stafford at the start of a long ...

1980s
Market Square, Stafford
Market Square, Stafford

Pictured is one of several Midland Red mini-buses that provided a bus service around ...

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

Thomas Noon Talfourd (1795-1854), was a writer, judge, and politician. He was called ...

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Creators: Tony Boydon - Creator

Donor ref:P2005.4.2565b (37/46810)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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