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1st South Staffords return from foreign service, Lichfield

A snapshot of the 1st South Staffords in the Market Place at Lichfield, after their return from foreign service, probably in Khartoum.

Anniversary tree planting, Sandon Women's Institute

Planting an acer tree at Sandon Parish Room to mark the 50th anniversary of Sandon Women's Institute, founded in 1920. The tree was removed in 2010. From left to right: Rev. Geoff Greenup (Vicar ...

Battle of Britain Parade by RAF Stafford

Pictured during a Battle of Britain Parade are RAF Stafford personnel marching from Greengate Street into the Market Square, Stafford. Taking the Salute on the platform on the right are Squadron Leader ...

Boer War Veterans being awarded 'Freedom of the Borough', Newcastle-under-Lyme

Freedom of the Borough being bestowed on Boer War veterans at base of Guildhall clock tower.

Borough War Memorial, Stafford,

Laying wreaths by the Borough War Memorial on Victoria Square, Mayoral Sunday, 1945. The mayor is Mr H. Wallace-Copeland. The Borough War Memorial was unveiled in 1922 in memory of the Stafford men ...

Cartoon study for the 'Mock Mayor' of Newcastle-under-Lyme

Oil on board depicting cartoon detail of images that were considered by the artist Robert William Buss for his final painting entitled The Mock Mayor. The townsfolk of Newcastle-under-Lyme elected ...

Central Hall, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

The Easter celebration decorations at Central Hall, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Ceremionial silver trowel

An engraved silver trowel presented to Mr. Josiah Lovatt at the stone-laying ceremony of the Baptist Church School, The Green, Stafford, July 10th 1895.

Chief Fire Officer Alfred Haywood and the Mayor of Stafford

Alfred Ernest Haywood, Chief Officer of the Stafford Fire Brigade, greets the Mayor, Alderman G. Owen, J.P. on the steps of the Borough Hall, now (2021) the Gatehouse Theatre. This was part of a civic ...

Christening a New Fire Engine, Stafford

Mayor William Thomas Richardson and Mayoress Emily Richardson of Stafford christening a new fire engine on Market Square. The fire engine was named 'Emily' after the Mayoress. The fireman on the right ...

Civic goodbye to the 6th South Staffords, Wolverhampton

Civic Parade, Market Square, Stafford

Crowds and civic dignitaries in the Market Square, Stafford, with the Shire Hall behind.

CLX Plaque unveiling, Alton Towers

Jake Whitehouse holding the CLX (Command Line Exercises) flag at the unveiling of the CLX plaque at Alton Towers. The plaque was designed by Jake Whitehouse, who also made the wreath and the replica 160 ...

Commemorative medal, Bilston Cholera Orphan School

White metal commemorative medallion struck to mark the opening of Bilston Cholera Orphan School on 3 August 1833. Maker: T. Ottley. A contemporary newspaper report stated: "Previous to the opening several ...

Commemorative stone, Hanchurch Hills

Engraved commemorative stone in the woodland at Hanchurch Hills picnic site. The Inscription on the stone reads: "The Staffordshire County Council here records its thanks for this land given by the ...

Conferment of Freedom of Entry, Stafford

Conferment of the Freedom of Stafford to the South and North Staffordshire Regiments, Staffordshire Yeomanry and 241st Super Heavy Battery of the Royal Artillery.

Conferment of the Freedom of Burton

A civil authority may bestow (as a mark of honour) its Freedom on an individual or corporate body. This gives a Regiment the privilege of marching through the city or borough with ‘Drums Beating, Band ...

Coronation Baby presentation, Stafford

A photograph taken in the Mayor's Parlour in the Guildhall, Stafford on the occasion of the presentation of a silver Coronation mug to babies born in Stafford Borough on Coronation Day, June 2nd 1953. ...