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At a Meeting - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Post in the Potteries - 1801 In 1801 a national postal system using a fleet of coaches was growing in coverage but still did not directly serve the Potteries. Many towns and cities not served by ...

Bird Street, Lichfield

A postcard view looking along Bird Street with the Post Office on the left and the Swan Hotel on the right. Around 1970 the Post Office was converted into an arts centre, but has since been demolished ...

Bird’s nest in a letter box, Uttoxeter

A postcard view of a blue tit's nest with several eggs in a letter box by the Union Workhouse in Uttoxeter. The caption reads "Tom tit's nest in letter box. Uttoxeter Union House. Slit 3/4 in. wide." ...

Blackburns, Birches Road, Dam Mill, Codsall

Blackburns was a grocers shop. It is now an antiques shop.

Boats and visitors, Rudyard Lake

Rudyard Lake is a reservoir and was constructed in 1797 by engineer John Rennie to feed the Caldon Branch of the Trent & Mersey Canal. It is around 2.5 miles long and covers roughly an area of 168 acres. ...

Boots' Chemists and the Post Office, Stafford,

The General Post Office moved from Eastgate Street to this building on Market Square in 1867. It remained here until 1914, when it relocated to Chetwynd House on Greengate Street.

Bosley Cloud

Bosley Cloud, also known as The Cloud, is a prominent hill (standing at 343 metres) situated in the Peak District, with views across the Cheshire Plain. the border between Staffordshire and Cheshire ...

British Telecom Technical College, Yarnfield

An aerial view of the British Telecom Technical College at Yarnfield, near Stone, looking north-west. The General Post Office Engineering Department Central Training School opened in Yarnfield in 1946. ...

Brocton Post Office,

Burslem Co-operative Society Ltd., Birches Head Road, Birches Head. Circa 1900

The local co-operative shop and post office at Birches Head. The Co-operative Society was set up to protect working class consumers from unscrupulous shopkeepers selling foodstuffs that had been tampered ...

Canteen, Post Office Training Centre, Yarnfield

This photograph of catering staff serving meals to staff and trainees at the Post Office Training Centre was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon. The General Post Office Engineering Department, ...

Canteen, Post Office Training Centre, Yarnfield

This photograph of catering staff in the kitchen at the Post Office Training Centre was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon. The General Post Office Engineering Department, Central Training ...

Canvassing during a General Election, Eccleshall

Major Hugh Fraser, Conservative candidate, successfully contested the Stafford Constituency in the 1951 General Election. He is seen standing on a carriage outside the Royal Oak on High Street.

Carter Street, Uttoxeter

A postcard view of Carter Street in Uttoxeter. On the left is the Post Office and centre right in the distance is the sign and porch of the White Hart Hotel.

Chetwynd House, Stafford,

Chetwynd House was built around 1712-1715 by William Chetwynd, 3rd Viscount Chetwynd (1683?-1770), Member of Parliament for Stafford 1715-1722 and 1734-1770. The house was sold in the 1780s to William ...

Chetwynd House, Stafford,

Chetwynd House was built around 1712-1715 by William Chetwynd, 3rd Viscount Chetwynd (1683?-1770), Member of Parliament for Stafford 1715-1722 and 1734-1770. The house was sold in the 1780s to William ...

Children's Party at Duncan Hall, Yarnfield

A group of children seated round a table in the Duncan Hall common room, celebrating Valerie Henshaw’s birthday, one of the resident children. Christine Cooper (the image donor) is seated at the end of ...

Church Schools, Swynnerton

The former Roman Catholic School building on the main road through Swynnerton, just north of St. Mary's church. It was built in 1856.