Employees outside Bostock's Shoe Factory, Stafford,

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Date:1905 - 1910 (c.)

Description:Edwin Bostock's shoe factory was originally in Foregate Street, Stafford, but was destroyed by fire in 1901. This resulted in a new factory being built on Sandon Road, which opened in 1903.

Bostock's became Lotus Ltd. in 1919. The Sandon Road factory was demolished in 1998.


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1890s
Portrait of Frederick Bostock, Stafford,
Portrait of Frederick Bostock, Stafford,

1910s
Football Club, Bostock's Shoe Works, Stafford,
Football Club, Bostock's Shoe Works, Stafford,

Edwin Bostock's shoe factory was originally in Foregate Street, Stafford, but was ...

1930s
Female Employees Modelling Shoes, Lotus, Stafford
Female Employees Modelling Shoes, Lotus, Stafford

Women modelling London shoes manufactured by Lotus. Standing first from left is ...

1980s
Lotus Shoe Factory Interior, Stafford
Lotus Shoe Factory Interior, Stafford

Lotus was originally named Bostock's and was founded in the eighteenth century by ...

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Donor ref:P79.002.0002 (18/816)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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